Category Archives: Meet Record

princeton finish with yet another record-setting performance

In a meet that saw nearly every record on the books fall, it was only fitting that the final race would be more of the same. Seemingly after every race, the following would be heard from the announcer, “That is … Continue reading

Posted in 400 Free Relay, Meet Record, Princeton

longest serving record falls to freshman in 200 breast

For the longest time, it just seemed like a record that wasn’t ever going to fall. In 1991, American’s Sergio Lopez (yes, American was a part of the EISL all those years ago) ripped through the waters and unloaded a … Continue reading

Posted in 200y Breast, Christensen, Meet Record, Princeton

righi rolls to third-fastest time in nation in 100 free

I honestly can not even put into words the spectacle that Yale’s Alex Righi put forth for the DeNunzio patrons on Saturday night in the 100y Freestyle. I did tease it earlier tonight with the 41.91 announcement as it happened… … Continue reading

Posted in Meet Record, Righi, Yale

righi romps in 100 free prelims; lowers mark to 42.18

Yale’s Alex Righi is fast. [Just how fast is he?] Righi is so fast that… [Oh, yeah, that punchline doesn’t work with the extra consonant… anyway…] He’s fast. Trust me, he’s fast. To the tune that he just lowered the … Continue reading

Posted in 100y Free, Meet Record, Righi, Yale

lennox soars in opening leg; tigers crush 800 relay mark

Princeton’s Doug Lennox has been borderline unconscious this entire meet. In other sporting realms, people refer to it as getting in a groove, finding a rhythm, being on point, etc. No joke, dude’s been unconscious. I would like for you … Continue reading

Posted in 800 Free Relay, Lennox, Meet Record, Princeton

righi scores another win [and record] in 100 back

A year ago, Yale’s Alex Righi cruised to a fairly easy win in the 100y Backstroke, even as seven competitors registered sub-50 second times. Righi went 47.95 in Harvard’s Blodgett Pool and it seemed as though hardly anybody noticed. His … Continue reading

Posted in 100y Back, Meet Record, Righi, Yale

newman takes down own mark in 200 free

Cornell’s Wes Newman was in the unenviable position of having to race against the fastest swimmer in the pool in order to win the 200 Free race on Friday night. That swimmer: Wes Newman. Newman was in a league all … Continue reading

Posted in 200 Free, Meet Record, Newman