Navy Women's Swimming Splits With Yale and Cornell

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.

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), Tori 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 in 3:59.00.

Navy will next swim at Pennsylvania on Jan. 29, beginning at 3:30 p.m.


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