Camel Men, Women Fall to Williams
Fabian Sets School Record in 1000 Yard Freestyle for Men
Karlson Wins Two Events for Camel Women
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.--The Connecticut College swimming and diving teams visited Williams College Saturday for an early season showdown of NESCAC powers.
The Williams College women, winners of 11 consecutive NESCAC Championships, earned a 191-104 victory. In the men's action, the Camels dropped a 192-100 decision to the nine-time defending NESCAC Champs.
Connecticut College junior Katie Karlson (Wayland, Mass.) triumphed in both the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke with respective times of 1:09.19 and 2:30.74. In the 50 yard freestyle, Julia Pielock (Deerfield, Mass.) triumphed with a time of 24.63 seconds.
In the 200 yard freestyle relay, Erika Fernandes (Westport, Mass.), Rachel Bohn (Trumbull, Conn.), Katie Karlson and Julia Pielock teamed up for a victory in 1:42.45.
In the men's action, freshman Max Fabian (Keene, N.H.) provided the major highlight by setting a school record in the 1000 yard freestyle with a time of 9:44.84 en route to a second place finish.
Sophomore Sam Gill (Springfield, Ill.) triumphed in both the 100 yard backstroke (52.73 seconds) and the 100 yard butterfly with a time of 52.05 seconds.
Senior Tim Walsh (Lincoln Park, N.J.) earned wins in the 50 yard freestyle and the 200 yard back with respective times of 21.80 seconds and 1:53.81.
The Camel men posted a pair of victories in relay events.
In the 200 yard medley relay, Sean Paquette (Middletown, R.I.), Cam Johnson (Westford, Mass.), Sam Gill and Tim Walsh triumphed in 1:36.98. Sam Gill, Patrick McGinnis (Middletown, R.I.), Cam Johnson and Tim Walsh posted a time of 1:27.26 to win the 200 yard free relay.
The Camels will take a break from competition as they head into final exams. The teams will return to action Jan. 10 for their annual meeting with Grinnell College in Naples, Fla.
December 11, 2011