28
Feb
09

princeton ends on high-note; crushes 400 free relay mark

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They were swimming this one for pride. But no matter.

The final results were decided much earlier in the meet but that did not stop Princeton from gobbling the final event of the championships — the 400 Free Relay.

Jill Altenburger, Justina DiFazio, Megan Waters and Alicia Aemisegger sped through the water in a manner that hadn’t been seen since 2001 when Brown electrified the crowd with the blistering 3:21.57.

The Tigers used incredibly fast splits from the third and fourth legs to cut into an early Harvard lead and to pull away for the record. Megan Waters’ duel with Ali Slack was the turning point before Alicia Aemisegger anchored the unit with mind blowing 48.71 final 100 yards.

Aemisegger’s split was faster than the meet record [Jennifer Boyd, Brown — 49.68] in the 100y Free by nearly a full second.

But the euphoric ending did not change the overall outcome of the meet. It had long be a foregone conclusion that…

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race recaps


200y FREE RELAY -- Pre | Final
500y FREE -- Pre | Final
200y IM -- Pre | Final
50y FREE -- Pre | Final
1m DIVING -- Pre | Final
400y MEDLEY RELAY -- Pre | Final
200y MEDLEY RELAY -- Pre | Final
1000y FREE -- Timed Final
400y IM -- Pre | Final
100y FLY -- Pre | Final
200y FREE -- Pre | Final
100y BREAST -- Pre | Final
100y BACK -- Pre | Final
3m DIVING -- Pre | Final
800y FREE RELAY -- Timed Final
1650y FREE -- Final
200y BACK -- Pre | Final
100y FREE -- Pre | Final
200y BREAST -- Pre | Final
200y FLY -- Pre | Final
400y FREE RELAY -- Timed Final
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