Elis Swim to Victory over Penn and Dartmouth

Elis Swim to Victory over Penn and Dartmouth

Jan. 24, 2004

The Elis defeated Penn by just one point, besting the Quakers 150.5-149.5 while also beating Dartmouth. Chase Butler, Christina Hession, and Moira McCloskey all won multiple events in the Bulldog victory.

Hession earned first place in the 1000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:14.43 and also came in first in the 500-yard free with a time of 5:02.08.

In 200-yard freestyle, Butler's time of 1:54.07 was good for the victory, and narrowly beat Penn's Katie Stores as well as Hession, who finished third. Butler's other win came in the 100-yard freestyle, where she tied Store's time of 53.40.

McCloskey swam to a 58.33 finish in the 100-yard backstroke and a 2:04.46 time in the 200-yard event, earning top standings in both.

Other individual winners for the Elis were Daphna Shafir in the 200-yard butterfly and Becca Knicely in the 100-yard butterfly. Melanie Loftus won the 3-meter diving competition, while Kathleen McKeon earned top honors in the 1-meter event.

Complete Results