Maroon swimming and diving prevails over DePauw and Calvin

Christina Cheng and David Farr
Christina Cheng and David Farr

Men's Results

Women's Results

GREENCASTLE, Ind. – The University of Chicago swimming and diving teams emerged with a pair of team victories over DePauw University and Calvin College in Saturday's tri-meet hosted by DePauw.

On the women's half, UChicago defeated DePauw 162-80 and Calvin 180-63. The Maroons dominated the afternoon with nine event victories. Junior Maya Scheidl led the way with three wins. She swept the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyles in times of 53.63 and 1:55.10. She was also part of the winning 400-yard freestyle relay that finished in 3:36.85. Junior Alison Wall and freshman Christina Cheng both captured one victory each in individual and relay events. Wall took the 200-yard IM in 2:10.46 and was also part of the 400-yard freestyle relay. Cheng placed first in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:31.47) and swam the second leg on the winning 200-yard medley relay (1:49.00). Freshman Naomy Grand'Pierre swam legs on both relays to garner two wins herself.

The Maroon men were victorious over DePauw 125-105 and Calvin 125-112. Six events went to UChicago, including two supplied by freshman Alexander Farrell. He placed first in the 50-yard freestyle (21.27) and 100-yard freestyle (47.43).

Additionally, Maroon divers earned a pair of NCAA B cut scores. Sophomore Dean Boures won the three-meter dive (292.70) and freshman Anna Girlich won the three-meter dive as well (273.80).

UChicago Top Finishers (Men)
50-yard freestyle – Alexander Farrell (1st, 21.27)
100-yard freestyle – Alexander Farrell (1st, 47.43)
1,000-yard freestyle – Michael Todd (1st, 9:53.60)
200-yard IM – David Farr (1st, 1:58.34)
100-yard backstroke – Winston Wang (1st, 53.07)
Three-meter dive – Dean Boures (1st, 292.70)

UChicago Top Finishers (Women)
200-yard freestyle – Maya Scheidl (1st, 1:55.10)
100-yard freestyle – Maya Scheidl (1st, 53.63)
200-yard IM – Alison Wall (1st, 2:10.46)
200-yard butterfly – Ciara Hu (1st, 2:09.80)
200-yard breaststroke – Christina Cheng (1st, 2:31.47)
One-meter dive – Natalie DeMuro (1st, 248.40)
Three-meter dive – Anna Girlich (1st, 273.80)
200-yard medley relay – 1st, 1:49.00 (Melissa Bischoff, Christina Cheng, Daria Wick, Naomy Grand'Pierre)
400-yard freestyle relay – 1st, 3:36.85 (Alison Wall, Naomy Grand'Pierre, Maya Scheidl, Daria Wick)

NEXT MEET:

  • Saturday, January 30 – UChicago at Lake Forest College / vs. Olivet Nazarene University, 1 PM