Despite suffering their first loss of the season to Williams, who are currently ranked fifth in the nation, the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team rebounded this past Saturday to top No. 23 Conn. College in the Mammoths closest meet of the season by a score of 167-127. The trip to New London bookended a three-meet schedule over interterm that started with a dominant 226-53 victory for Amherst over Union College.

Haile E. Cole is a visiting assistant professor of anthropology and consortium for faculty diversity scholar. She received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin.