October 5, 2022

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Swimming And Diving Travels To Quad-Meet On Saturday

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The Rutgers swimming and diving team will head to Boilermaker territory in West Lafayette, Indiana Saturday, Feb. 6. The Scarlet Knights compete against #12 Indiana, #14 Ohio State and Purdue in a quad-meet at 10 a.m. 
 

200 Medley Relay
1000 Free
200 Free
100 Back
100 Breast
200 Fly
50 Free
100 Free
200 Back
200 Breast
500 Free
100 Fly
200 IM
400 Free Relay 
 

  • The Scarlet Knights were in action back on Jan. 23 in a dual-meet with #5 Michigan and Michigan State.

 

  • Kasja Dymek competed in a trio of events. The junior who narrowly missed last year’s Big Ten “C” finals in the 100 fly was the runner-up in the event in 58.89. She also took third in the 100 free with a personal best 53.76 and claimed fourth in the 50 free in 24.75. 
  • Classmate Yael Weber captured fourth in the 500 free (5:34.93) and fifth in the 200 free (5:34.93). 
  • Fellow junior Katie Dougherty contended in three events. She registered fourth in the 400 IM (4:39.82), fifth in the 200 fly (2:08.52) and sixth in the 200 breast (2:34.13). 

 

  • Junior Jenna Douglass, managed to reset her career mark with a new PR on the 1m. She scored a 274.80 beating her previous PR of 273.45 from the Frank Elm Invite back in 2018. 
  • On the 3m, the Scarlet Knights were led by a fourth place performance from Megan Demeo with a score of 254.35.

 

  • Last season, the 2019-20 Scarlet Knights totaled five school records, six pool records, 18 time/scores among the all-time top 10, two Zone finalists and a repeat NCAA qualifier. 
  • Junior Jenna Douglass qualified for zones on the 1m, 3m and platform placing 18th on the platform.  
  • Junior Kasja Dymek, who holds the sixth fastest 100 fly time narrowly missed “C” finals of the 100 fly at the Big Ten Championships in a swim-off. She was also a member of the 400 medley relay squad at Big Ten’s that was .13 seconds off the school record. 

 

  • The Hoosiers will face the Buckeyes for the second time on Saturday after defeating Ohio State Jan. 22. 
  • Freshman Anne Fowler tallied a career-best, NCAA ‘A’ Standard score of 356.18 in the 1-meter diving event. Her winning score is the fifth highest score ever posted in a six-dive set by a Hoosier woman diver and she now ranks as the third best performer in IU history in the event. 
  • Fowler also toppled the school-record mark set by Olympian Jessica Parratto in dual meet competition in the 1-meter. 
  • In the 200 breast, sophomore Emily Weiss edged out junior teammate Noelle Peplowski for the victory. Junior Mackenzie Looze and senior Abby Kirkpatrick placed third and fourth, respectively, giving IU the top four point-scoring spots in the events. 

 

  • The OSU women will face Rutgers once again after winning the Jan.16 tri-meet against  Penn State and the Scarlet Knights in their 2021 opener.  
  • The meet featured eight different lead changes as the competition was neck and neck against the Nittany Lions, who fought hard for a victory.  
  • Junior Sally Tafuto claimed the first win of the season for Ohio State, in the 1,000 free. 
  • Ohio State secured their victory with a win in the 400 free relay by a team that featured freshman Katherine Zenick along with Taylor Petrak, Freya Rayner and Amy Fulmer.

 

  • The Boilermakers lost to the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Wisconsin Badgers back on Jan. 23.   
  • Kate Beavon in 1000 free and Masy Folcik in 100 breast both posted career-best times that rank among the Purdue all-time leaders.  

 

  • The Rutgers women’s swimming and diving team was honored with its 14th-straight College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-American Team Award with one of the nation’s top fall GPAs this week. 
  • The Scarlet Knights boasted a 3.77 fall term grade point average marking the 11th-best GPA among Division I women’s swimming programs and second-best among Big Ten teams.
  • Rutgers was among the more than 450 institutions from all levels and 183 Division I women’s programs to earn CSCAA Scholar All-America honors for the 2020 fall semester for GPAs over a 3.0.

 

  • The Rutgers women’s swimming & diving team will compete in the Big Ten championships. Minnesota will host the swimming championships Feb. 23-27 and diving will take place Feb. 24-27 at Purdue.  


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