Swimming and diving find success on senior day

Swimming and diving find success on senior day

February 8, 2019

It was senior day for the Brandeis University swimming and diving teams when they won 21 of 32 events to go on and sweep Clark University at Linsey Pool on Saturday. The men won by a margin of 182-91 while the women took a 153-116 decision. It was the men’s fourth straight win, improving their record to 6-5 while the women improved to 6-8.

On the women’s side, it was seniors Sabrina Greer ’19 and Kylie Herman ’19 that led the way on their special day. Herman took home a pair of wins, taking the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:04.26 and the 500 with a time of 5:34.69. In addition, she also placed fourth in the 100 individual medley in 1:07.29. Fellow classmate Greer ’19 was second in the 100 backstroke with a season best time of 1:10.20, while her time of 31.51 seconds in the 50 butterfly established a career best and earned a third place finish. Greer ’19 was also a part of the winning 200-medley relay that opened the meet with a time of 1:58.17. Both seniors were in their final home race, the 200 free relay, that won with a time of 1:48.32.

On the men’s side, rookie Benton Ferebee ’22 had a solid all-around performance in the pool on Saturday. He won the 100 backstroke with a time of 56.47 seconds and took first place in the 50 with a time of 27.63 seconds. In addition, he also led the winning 200-medley team that posted a time of 1:39.38. Another impressive performance came from Daniel Wohl ’21, who won the 50 free with a time of 21.58, the 500 free with a time of 4:46.82 and finally the 50 breaststroke with a time of 27.50 while also leading off the 200 free relay that won with a time of 1:33.27.

The Judges will be back in action next weekend when they travel to the University of Chicago for the University Athletic Association (UAA) championships.