Virginia Finishes Action at Two Meets Saturday
Feb. 7, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed action at the Cavalier Diving Invitational and the first day of the Virginia Tech Invitational Saturday (Feb. 7).
Cavalier Diving Invitational
Junior Katie Warburg (Wilton, Conn.) broke the school record in the women’s 3-meter event with a score of 328.57. Warburg also qualified for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships on 1-meter with a score of 284.18. Junior Becca Corbett (Louisville, Ky.) was the top finisher for UVa with a score of 289.88. In the women’s platform, freshman Emily Langworthy (Gaithersburg, MD.) qualified for Zones with a score of 235.65.
In men’s 3-meter, freshman Jake Bowtell (Darien, Conn.) qualified for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships with a score of 331.65, while junior Jordan Sacks (Wilmette, Ill.) punched his ticket in men’s platform with a mark of 304.20.
Virginia Tech Invitational
In the women’s 200 free, freshman Jennnifer Marrkand (Westford, Mass.) placed first in 1:48.57. Sophomore Laura Simon (Simmern, Germany) captured the women’s 200 breast in 2:11.36, while junior Yannick Kaeser (Mumpf, Switzerland) won the men’s 200 breast in 1:56.66.
Junior Courtney Bartholomew (Holland, Michigan) won the women’s 100 back in 51.05, while sophomore Leah Smith (Pittsburgh, Pa.) touched first in the women’s 500 free in 4:36.78. Freshman Brendan Casey (Santa Monica, Calif.) won the men’s 500 free in 4:25.12.
In the women’s 200 IM, senior Brodde Lamb (Charlottesville, Va.) picked up the first win of her UVa career in 2:04.12. Sophomore Ellen Thomas (Guildford, United Kingdom) touched first in the women’s 50 free in 22.75.
The Cavalier swimmers complete action at the Virginia Tech Invitational Sunday (Feb. 8) with prelims at 10 a.m. and finals at 4 p.m.