Road Win At Dartmouth Gives Columbia Sixth Straight
Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars


HANOVER, N.H. - The Columbia men's swimming and diving team claimed its sixth straight dual-meet victory on Sunday, Feb. 10 at Dartmouth, defeating the Big Green 163-135. Daniel Gosek, David Jakl, and Kevin Quinn each posted a pair of individual wins as the Lions improve to 7-2 overall on the season and 4-2 in the Ivy League.

Columbia put together some impressive heats, posting 1-2-3 sweeps in three events. Jakl led the first sweep in the 200 freestyle with a winning time of 1:40.83. Daniel Tan grabbed second place in 1:43.59 and Dominik Koll took third place in 1:44.13. Jakl went on to set a Dartmouth pool record in the 100 butterfly clocking in with a first-place time of 49.07.

Quinn led 1-2-3 finishes in both the 200 butterfly and the 200 backstroke. In the 200 fly, Quinn captured the win with a time of 1:50.43. Alex Mango followed in second place at 1:52.39 and Jared Namba finished in a close third place at 1:52.98. In the 200 back, Quinn hit the wall first at 1:50.04, while Jakl earned the runner-up finish with a time of 1:50.51 and Benjamin Xu took third place in 1:51.17.

Gosek and Philipp Gaissert posted 1-2 finishes in the 50 and 100 freestyles. With a time of 20.65, Gosek won the 50 free and Gassiert took a close second place at 20.90. In the 100 free, Gosek claimed first with the winning time of 45.73 and Gaissert hit the wall next in 46.12.

Micah Rembrandt added points for the Lions with a victory in the three-meter dive, tallying 324.60 points. Jason Collazo came in second place with a total of 312.45 points.

Up next, the Lions will return to Uris pool on Saturday, Feb. 16 to host Princeton in the final dual-meet of the regular season at 1 p.m.