Bears Fall to #12 MIT

Samantha Kenis
Samantha Kenis

NEW LONDON, Conn. – MIT, ranked 12th nationally, won all but two events to beat Coast Guard 177-63.

Sophomore Sam Kenis won the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:14.16 while classmate Kristen Young won the 500 freestyle in 5:22.72 to account for the two Coast Guard wins.

Sophomore Cece Marzinsky took second in the 200 butterfl y (2:13.74) while the Bears 400 medley relay team of Kenis, junior Julianne Rogers, Marzinsky and sophomore Christine McCulla took second with a time of 4:11.14 and the 400 freestyle relay of McCulla, junior Jackie Kokomoor, sophomore Brooke Harkrader and Young placed second in 3:42.87.

The Bears (2-5) are back in action next Saturday when they host archrival Merchant Marine in the final home meet of the season at noon.