Bulldogs Top UConn in Home Finale
Feb. 9, 2008
New Haven, CT - The Bulldogs defeated UConn 164.5 to 133.5 in their home finale Saturday. Yale took first place in nine of the sixteen events.
The Yale `A' 200-yard medley relay team started the team off on a good note with a first place finish to earn Yale 11 points with a time of 1:47.75.
In the 1000-yard freestyle, freshman Brittany Iacouzze earned the Bulldogs 9 points with a first place finish. Iacouzze edged teammate junior Laura Strittmatter by less than four seconds. Iacouzze also edged Strittmatter in the 500-yard freestyle by just over a second.
In the 200-yard freestyle, freshman Ileana Lucos took first place with a time of 1:53.59. Lucos also took first place in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:06.32. Fellow freshman Annie Killian took second place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:55.37.
In the 50-yard freestyle, the Bulldogs took the top three spots. Junior Alexis Mann led the way with a first place time of 24.09. Freshman Becca Stern and sophomore Andrea Clifford took second and third place, respectively.
Mann and Stern also took the first two spots in the 100-yard freestyle with times of 53.00 and 53.33, respectively.
In the 200-yard breaststroke, Kim took first place with a time of 2:18.52. Dowd took third place with a time of 2:20.96.
Clifford led the way for the Bulldogs with a time of 58.39 in the 100-yard butterfly. Lucos took second in the event with a time of 58.92.
Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity