November 21, 2009

Swim Teams Split Opening Meet With Babson and MIT

COMPLETE RESULTS

BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College swim teams split their home-opening meet on Saturday at Leroy Greason pool, both defeating Babson but falling to MIT. The Polar Bear men sank the Beavers 185-99 and bowed to the Engineers 232-57. The Bowdoin women outscored Babson 215-75 and suffered a 203-96 setback to MIT.

In the women's meet, Bowdoin posted three winners. Allen Garner won the 1000 yard freestyle, Caitlin Callahan claimed the 100 yard breaststroke and Allison Palmer took the 50 free sprint.

The top performers on the men's side included Nathan Mecray, who finished second in both the 100 yard breaststroke and freestyle, and Basyl Stuyvesant, who earned a runner-up finish in the 200 yard backstroke.