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Maroon Swimming & Diving Rolls Past Lewis and Olivet Nazarene

Agnes Lo and Andrew Chen
Agnes Lo and Andrew Chen

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago swimming & diving teams returned to action for the first time since November, handily defeating Lewis University and Olivet Nazarene University in a home tri-meet on Friday evening.

The UChicago women defeated Lewis 228-64 and Olivet Nazarene 238-61, while the Maroon men beat Lewis 189-98 and Olivet Nazarene 218-65.

Over the course of 32 total events, UChicago picked up 14 women's wins and 11 men's victories.

On the women's side, first-year Chanell Kann finished first in three different races. She took the 100-yard breaststroke (1:07.56), 200-yard IM (2:08.87) and as part of the 200-yard medley relay (1:48.48). Senior Agnes Lo swept the one-meter and three-meter boards with scores of 273.98 and 288.23, respectively. First-year Ayisha Afrik swam anchor leg on the winning 200-yard medley relay and 200-yard freestyle relay. First-year Grace Schwieters was part of the 200 free relay while also triumphing in the 100-yard butterfly (59.74).

On the men's side, junior Keda Song was a double winner in both the 100-yard butterfly (50.38) and 100-yard backstroke (50.47). The one-meter (295.50) and three-meter (332.63) dives were topped by first-year Andrew Chen. Senior Byrne Litschgi and junior Jonathan Mendley both swam legs on the victorious 200-yard medley relay (1:33.15) and 200-yard freestyle relay (1:23.71). Mendley also captured the 50-yard freestyle in 21.17. First-year Arthur Kiselnikov was the anchor leg on the 200 free relay while also winning the 200-yard freestyle (1:41.20).

UChicago Top Finishers (Women)
100 Breast – Chanell Kann (1st, 1:07.56)
200 IM – Chanell Kann (1st, 2:08.87)
100 Free – Chloe Fong (1st, 53.88)
200 Free – Audrey Mason (1st, 1:58.33)
1,000 Free – Morgan Simon (1st, 10:34.42)
100 Butterfly – Grace Schwieters (1st, 59.74)
200 Butterfly – Alice Ye (1st, 2:09.78)
200 Breast – Nadia Redza (1st, 2:27.76)
100 Back – Gillian Gagnard (1st, 58.74)
200 Back – Lisa Dong (1st, 2:07.72)
One-Meter Diving – Agnes Lo (1st, 273.98)
Three-Meter Diving – Agnes Lo (1st, 288.23)
200 Medley Relay – 1st, 1:48.48 (Tyler Mandrell, Chanell Kann, Hadley Ackerman, Ayisha Afrik)
200 Free Relay – 1st, 1:38.53 (Filippa Kolokotsa, Tyler Mandrell, Grace Schwieters, Ayisha Afrik)

UChicago Top Finishers (Men)
100 Butterfly – Keda Song (1st, 50.38)
100 Back – Keda Song (1st, 50.47)
50 Free – Jonathan Mendley (1st, 21.17)
200 Free – Arthur Kiselnikov (1st, 1:41.20)
200 Breast – Sam Nickson (1st, 2:09.82)
200 Back – Alexander Sun (1st, 1:53.25)
200 IM – Reona Yamaguchi (1st, 1:53.58)
One-Meter Diving – Andrew Chen (1st, 295.50)
Three-Meter Diving – Andrew Chen (1st, 332.63)
200 Medley Relay – 1st, 1:33.15 (Martin Baffico, Reona Yamaguchi, Byrne Litschgi, Jonathan Mendley)
200 Free Relay – 1st, 1:23.71 (Jonathan Mendley, Byrne Litschgi, Aidan Meara, Arthur Kiselnikov)

NEXT MEET:

  • Saturday, Jan. 18 @ 1:00 PM – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at UChicago