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Ulen's Cloud Brings Crimson Lining As Natators Defeat Columbia 41-34

'42 Swimmers Swamped 49-17 By Exeter; Skinner Sets Breastroke Mark

Competing in the slow Columbia pool, a cold-ridden Crimson squad defeated the New Yorkers Saturday in a meet that was not s close as the 41-34 score might indicate. The 1942 swimmers were given a severe drubbing by a crack Exeter team, 49 to 17, as the schoolboys took every first, four seconds, and both relays.

The Varsity's affair started sensationally, with Columbia's Finnerty, Callahan, and Fox out-pulling Art Bosworth, Jack Waldron, and Him Curwen--Harvard's best medley relay combination. Bossie, supposed to be home with a cold, gained a body-length over Finnerty, but Captain Callahan did has breastroke 100 in around 1:04 to pile up a huge lead over Waldron, another sick-list swimmer. Curwen was faced with the prospect of overcoming a deficit of almost one lap in the free-style leg, but Coach Ulen signaled him to ease up. The time, 3:04.8, was excellent for the Columbia pool.

Curwen managed to win the century in the surprisingly slow time of 56 flat, while Vergeichik and Harvard' Powers almost swam a dead heat for second, the Lion natator getting the decision. The explanation of Curwen's slow time is that his arm was caught around a lane-marker. Bosworth's 1:43.3 in the 150-yard dorsal event was fast in view of his dubious health, Tom Finnerty barely came in ahead of Craig Moore for second.

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Max Kraus took second in the breast stroke behind Callahan, who triumphed in 2:20.4 Eric Cutler and Ed Hewitt placed first and second in the quartermile to give the Crimson the meet with- out too much exertion. Ulen swam Powers, Griffin, Goldwasser and Harley Stowell in the relay, but the Crimson team was just out-touched by the Columbia quartet in spite of Harley's fine anchor leg.

The House of Ulen has been doing well competitively; Hal's swimmers beat the Lions; eldest son Fred won the 50-yard dash in the quad meet in 5.6 seconds and younger son Don took a snappy 50 in the Swimming Carnival race for faculty progeny . . . Jim skinner, of Exeter, swam a 1:02.6 century breastroke against the Yardlings for a new world's record

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