Swim team places well at Kenyon

The Carnegie Mellon women’s and men’s swimming teams raced at the Kenyon College Invitational Saturday, finishing second and fifth, respectively.
The women’s team, with 292 points, secured second overall out of eight teams, falling behind Kenyon College’s first-place, 419-point finish. Denison University rounded out the mix, finishing in third place overall with 267 points. Contributing to the women’s overall score was sophomore Anna Kochalko’s first-place finish in the 400-yard IM with a time of 4:42.43. Later in the afternoon, Kochalko finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:30.54. Third-place honors were secured by junior Megan Yee in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:04.51 and by first-year Ana Flores in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:23.30.
The Carnegie Mellon men’s swimming team was not as successful as its women’s counterpart this weekend. They finished with 89 points, good enough for fifth out of 10 teams. Denison University took home the overall win with 348 points, followed by Kenyon College (199), Wabash College (157), and Ohio Northern University (100). Senior Brian Hunter brought home the men’s only individual first-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:43.43.