Dec. 5, 1998  

Contact: Adam Levin
Phone: (207) 786-6411


at Tarbell Pool
Men: Weselyan 127, Bates 116
Women: Bates 137, Wesleyan 100


LEWISTON, Maine -- The Bates College swimming and diving teams split with Wesleyan University today. The women defeated the Cardinals, 137-100, while the men lost by 11 points, 127-116.

The women led the entire afternoon, after taking the top two spots in the 200-yard medley relay. The Bobcats' got multiple wins from sophomore Gudrun Mirick (Chaska, Minn.), who captured the 200- and 100-yard freestyle events. The Bobcats also got a big performance in the 200-yard backstroke, as first-year swimmers Megan Simmons (Buffalo, N.Y.) and Carissa Gottleib (Seattle, Wash.) took the top two spots.

The men's meet was neck-and-neck much of the afternoon, with the Bobcats with four points until the 200 backstroke, when the Cardinals took first second and fourth places. First-year diver Andrew hastings (Weston, Mass.) swept both the one- and the three-meter diving, the only multiple winner for the men, while sophomore David Blaney (Bar Harbor, Maine) and junior tri-captain Paul Urbanczyk (Washington, D.C.) took the top two spots in the 50 freestyle.

The women move to 2-0 on the season, while the men drop to 1-1.

200 Medley Relay: Simmons, Rowley, Murchie, Mirick, Bates, 1:57.67.
1,000 Free: Jamie Naugle, Wesleyan, 11:28.11 
200 Free: Gudrun Mirick, Bates, 2:02.83
50 Free: Marin Magat, Bates, 26.43
200 IM: Laura Hardester, Bates, 2:21.34 
1-M Diving: Lindsey Poulin, Wesleyan, 201.35
200 Fly: Laura Hardester, Bates, 2:22.12
100 Free: Mirick, Bates, 56.52
200 Back: Megan Simmons, Bates, 2:18.15
500 Free: Emily Rauscher, Wesleyan, 5:29.82
3-M Diving: Joanne Murphy, 211.10
200 Breast: Arianne Donar, wesleyan, 2: 36.83
200 Free Relay: Murchie, Palmer, McKeever, Magat, Bates, 1:44.86

200 Medley Relay: Smith, Fischer, Bright, Andrews, Wesleyan, 1:43.72
1,000 Freestyle: Aaron Rosenberg, Wesleyan, 10:14.32
200 Free: Mike Jensen, Bates, 1:51.10
50 Free: David Blaney, Bates, 22.89
200 IM: Dan Fisher, Wesleyan, 2:08.58
1-Meter Diving: Andrew Hastings, Bates, 225.95
200 Butterfly: Mike McCarthy, Bates, 2:09.49
100 Free: Josh Walker, Wesleyan, 49.35
200 Backstroke: Ross Smith, Wesleyan, 2:05.08
500 Free: Roseneberg, Wesleyan, 4:59.99
3-Meter Diving: Andrew Hastings, Bates, 257.70
200 Breaststroke: Fisher, Wesleyan, 2:19.67
400 Free Relay: Cobb, Jensen, Urbanczyk, Blaney, Bates, 1:29.57

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