Feb. 11, 2006
Session One Results
Session Two Results
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy men's and women's swimming and diving teams combined to win 14 of the 26 individual swimming events at the Navy Invitational, Saturday in Lejeune Hall. The Navy men's team totaled nine victories on the day, with the women's squad adding five triumphs.
"The swimmers of the meet for us were Brandon Wiedower and Brooks Cameron," said Navy men's assistant coach Adam Kennedy. "They not only won five events on the day, they also posted great times in each of their races."
Wiedower (Fr., San Antonio, Texas), recorded a 4:35.35 to win the 500 freestyle by seven seconds and a 16:15.35 to win the 1650 freestyle by 12 seconds. Cameron (Fr., Dallas, Texas) posted a 52.27 to win the 100 back by one-half of a second, a 47.78 to win the 100 free by four-tenths of a second and a 1:44.21 to win the 200 free by four-tenths of a second.
Both of Wiedower's time were season-best clockings for him, with Cameron recording season-best marks in the 100 backstroke and 100 freestyle events.
Ari Molina (Fr., Arlington, Va.) also won a pair of events on the day for the Mids, winning the 100 breaststroke in a time of 59.11 and the 200 breaststroke with a clocking of 2:13.33.
Rounding out the Navy victors on the day were Kyle Abner (Fr., Glenwood, N.J.) in the 200 individual medley (1:58.81) and Joe Unruh (Fr., Orinda, Calif.) in the 100 butterfly (52.60).
Five different swimmers totaled the five individual event victories for the Navy women's team. Kelly Zahalka
(Fr., Richmond, Va.) posted a time of 2:07.70 to win the 200 individual medley by nearly five seconds, Aubra Thomas
(Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa.) won the 100 back with a time of 1:01.10, Cameron Wallace
(Fr., Fredericksburg, Va.) recorded a clocking of 2:12.82 to win the 200 fly by over four seconds, Lindsay Bochner
(Fr., Kentfield, Calif.) won the 1,650 freestyle in a time of 18:25.58 and Jennie Spencer
(Fr., Smithburg, W. Va.) won the 50 free in a time of 25.31.
Both of Navy's teams will next be in action Feb. 23-25 when the Patriot League Championship is contested in Lejeune Hall.