COMPLETE RESULTS l 2012-13 TEAM PREVIEW
Freshmen Sada Stewart and Nicole Larson both won three
events apiece, while senior Sarah Furgatch added two wins, to send the
Princeton women's swimming and diving team out to a terrific start to the
Stewart claimed wins in the 200 back, 400 IM and 500 free
during the weekend, while Larson won the 100 free, 100 fly and 200 IM. Furgatch
won both of her events, the 100 and 200 breast, during the two sessions held
Both Stewart and Larson jumped into the Princeton All-Time
Top 10. Stewart is now seventh at Princeton in both the 100 back (56.08) and
200 back (2:00.98), while Larson is 10th in the 100 fly (55.61).
Princeton also won all five relays over the weekend,
including the 200 medley relay, which opened Saturday's competition. The team
of Lisa Boyce, Sada Stewart, Carter Stephens and Laura Slater won the event in
1:45.99, while the quartet of Shirley Wang, Cara Slear, Kathy Qu and Maylin
Meisenheimer edged Fordham for second in a time of 1:48.53.
Stewart brought best times in the IM that would immediately
jump into the Princeton Top 5 all-time, and she showed that ability in winning
the 400 IM in 4:28.54, more than six seconds faster than the rest of the field.
Senior Sarah Furgatch placed third in 4:36.93, while junior Rebecca Lewinson
took fourth in 4:36.94.
Princeton took the top five spots in the 100 fly, with
freshman Nicole Larson taking the victory in 55.61. Boyce followed in 56.22,
while freshmen Megan Karetnick (56.78) and Beverly Nguyen (56.88) took third
and fourth. Stephens, the Princeton co-captain, placed fifth in 56.99
Lehigh's Courtney Patterson won the 200 free in 1:51.92,
while Tiger freshman India Boland finished second in 1:55.66. Senior Kathy Qu,
the other Princeton co-captain, followed with a third-place finish in 1:56.00.
Senior Sarah Furgatch picked up her first individual win of
the weekend by taking the 100 breast in 1:06.19. Princeton sophomore Cara Slear
and senior Jillian Altenburger both shared fourth with matching times of
Fordham's Brienne Ryan won the 100 back in 55.79, while
Stewart and Boyce went 2-3 in 56.08 and 57.69, respectively. Sophomore Shirley
Wang added a fourth-place finish in 58.39.
Princeton went 1-2 in the 800 free relay, with the team of
Nguyen, Altenburger, Stewart and Elizabeth McDonald winning in 7:38.22. The
team of Larson, Furgatch, Qu and sophomore Courtney Ciardiello followed with a
second-place time of 7:46.41.
Junior Maureen McCotter grabbed a victory in the mile in
17:17.65, while Stewart won the 100 back in 2:00.98. Boyce (2:05.58) and
Shirley Wang (2:05.78) finished 3-4 in the event.
Princeton took the top five spots, as well as seven of the
top eight, in the 100 free. Larson won in 51.53, while Slater (52.83) held off
Mallory Remick (53.19) for second. Altenburger (53.50) and Megan Lydzinski
(53.54) rounded out the top five.
Furgatch swept the breast events by taking the 200 in
2:23.35. Sophomore Emily Yu placed fourth in 2:27.53. Stewart (2:03.30) topped
classmates Nguyen (2:05.88) and Karetnick (2:06.56) to win the 200 fly.
Princeton closed the swimming competition with a win in the
400 free relay, as the team of Stewart, Boyce, Larson and Altenburger posted a
victorious time of 3:27.94.
On the diving side, junior Randi Brown picked up a win in the
1-meter competition with 248.45 points, and she added a second-place finish on
the 3-meter board with 257.65 points. Junior Rachel Zambrowicz took third in
the 3-meter (254.00), while freshman Helen Zitkovsky took third in the 1-meter
Princeton will open the Ivy League portion of its schedule
on Friday afternoon when it travels to Philadelphia to take on both Penn and