WC Women’s Swimming Falls to Gettysburg

By Gabby Devaud

Elm Staff Writer

 

The Washington College women’s swim team competed against Gettysburg in a Centennial Conference meet on Saturday. After a tough battle against the host team, the Shorewomen lost the meet 130-62.

Washington now has a 1-1 record overall and in conference.

Sophomore Elizabeth Miskiel won two individual events, placing first in the 100 freestyle in 56.42 and the 200 breaststroke in 2:34.54.

Also in the meet against Gettysburg, freshman Ashley Maurizi placed third in the 1000 freestyle in 11:53.77. Sophomore Samantha Gross placed third in the 200 butterfly in 2:46.77.

Senior Morgan Phillips, sophomore Hilary Badger, junior Sarah Sykes, and Maurizi placed first in the 400 freestyle relay, finishing in a time of 3:55.64.

Said Coach Lessard, “I think the season is starting off really well. The women’s team has been working incredibly hard, and that effort is already paying off with season and personal best times all around.”  The attitude around the team is clearly very positive and focused on putting forth the effort to win.

The Shorewomen competed on Wednesday in a non-conference home meet against Salisbury. Their next meet is again at home on Friday against St. Mary’s beginning at 3:30 p.m.  Come out and show your support for the WC women’s swimming team at these two meets as they look to have another great year!

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