ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- The Navy women's swimming team won six events in
splitting with Cornell and Yale at a triangular held at LeJeune Hall on
Saturday. The Mids defeated Cornell 175.5 - 123.5, while Yale defeated
Navy, 174.5 - 124.5. Kelly Freeburn (Virginia Beach, Va.) won four
events for Navy.
opened the meet with a victory in the first event of the day, the
800-meter freestyle relay. The team of Jamie Call (Valdez, Alaska),
Throckmorton (Ann Arbor, Mich.), Aubra Thomas (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and
Freeburn captured the event with a clocking of 2:00.23. Thomas won her
second gold of the day in the 100-meter breaststroke with a clocking of
1:13.46. Freeburn then won her second and third golds of the day in her
specialty events, the 50- and 100-meter freestyle. Freeburn claimed the
50-meter freestyle in 26.99, and two events later, the 100-meter
freestyle in 58.57. Freeburn has won all 10 100-meter freestyle, and
nine of 10 50-meter freestyle events this season.
Moments later, Throckmorton earned her second victory of the day with a
season-best 1:03.09 clocking in the 100-meter butterfly. Thomas won the
200-meter individual medley in 2:23.11, to continue her unbeaten streak
in the event. Lastly, the team of Rachel Gray (Latrobe, Pa.), Kristin
Lowd (High Point, N.C.), Freeburn and Throckmorton claimed the top spot
Navy will next swim at Pennsylvania on Jan. 29, beginning at 3:30 p.m.