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Maroon Swimming & Diving Bests Carthage in Dual Meet

Arthur Kiselnikov
Arthur Kiselnikov

CHICAGO – In the second dual meet of the season, the University of Chicago swimming and diving teams maintained their dominant form with team victories against Carthage College on Saturday.

The final scores saw UChicago's men win 196-94 while the Maroon women were victorious 233.5-66.5.

Out of 32 total events, the host Maroons won 15 on the women's side and 14 on the men's side.  

UChicago's women produced three individual multi-event winners. First-year Morgan Simon won the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyles, while fellow rookie Yunfan Dong snagged the 100-yard and 200-yard backstrokes. Junior Hadley Ackerman topped the 200-yard IM and 200-yard butterfly races.

On the men's half, there were five athletes who picked up two victories each. First-year Andrew Chen swept the diving boards (one-meter and three-meter), and first-year Arthur Kiselnikov was the fastest in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly. Senior Reona Yamaguchi doubled up in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke, as did fellow senior Taye Baldinazzo (100-yard and 200-yard freestyle). Junior Keda Song was first in the 200-yard IM and 1,000-yard freestyle.

UChicago Top Finishers (Women)
200 Free – Morgan Simon (1st, 1:59.29)
500 Free – Morgan Simon (1st, 5:13.60)
200 Butterfly – Hadley Ackerman (1st, 2:09.34)
200 IM – Hadley Ackerman (1st, 2:11.73)
100 Back – Yunfan Dong (1st, 58.38)
200 Back – Yunfan Dong (1st, 2:08.23)
50 Free – Filippa Kolokotsa (1st, 24.67)
100 Butterfly – Sandra Wong (1st, 59.25)
100 Breast – Nicole Lin (1st, 1:08.91)
200 Breast – Margaret Wolfson (1st, 2:26.06)
1,000 Free – Audrey Mason (1st, 10:48.96)
One-meter Dive – Agnes Lo (1st, 266.49)
Three-meter Dive – Elizabeth Cron (1st, 238.95)
200 Medley Relay – 1st, 1:49.20 (Tyler Mandrell, Margaret Wolfson, Nicole Garcia, Nicole Lin)
200 Free Relay – 1st, 1:39.22 (Nicole Lin, Ayisha Akrik, Gillian Gagnard, Filippa Kolokotsa)

UChicago Top Finishers (Men)
50 Free – Arthur Kiselnikov (1st, 21.26)
100 Butterfly – Arthur Kiselnikov (1st, 51.34)
100 Breast – Reona Yamaguchi (1st, 57.70)
200 Breast – Reona Yamaguchi (1st, 2:10.88)
100 Free – Taye Baldinazzo (1st, 47.97)
200 Free – Taye Baldinazzo (1st, 1:43.04)
200 IM – Keda Song (1st, 1:55.07)
1,000 Free – Keda Song (1st, 10:07.17)
One-meter Dive – Andrew Chen (1st, 261.90)
Three-meter Dive – Andrew Chen (1st, 266.40)
100 Back – Byrne Litschgi (1st, 51.09)
200 Back – Alex Sun (1st, 1:52.43)
200 Butterfly – Justin Park (1st, 1:55.38)
200 Medley Relay – 1st, 1:35.26 (Byrne Litschgi, Reona Yamaguchi, Arthur Kiselnikov, Anton Generalov)

NEXT MEET:

  • Saturday, Nov. 9 @ 1:00 PM – UChicago at Washington University – St. Louis