WC Women’s Swimming Falls: Look Forward to Champs

By Gabby Devaud

Elm Staff Writer

 

The Washington College women’s swim team was defeated 56-39 by McDaniel College in Centennial Conference women’s swimming last Saturday. The Green Terror won 9 out of the 11 events in the meet.

For the Shorewomen, sophomore Elizabeth Miskiel placed first in the 200 individual medley in a WC season-best time of 2:20.61. She placed second in the 100 freestyle in a time of 56.53 and also placed second in the 100 breaststroke in a time of 1:11.08.

Senior Morgan Phillips, sophomore Hilary Badger, freshman Ashley Maurizi, and freshman Alicia Howard won the 200 freestyle relay in a time of 1:45.71. Phillips placed second in the 50 freestyle in a time of 25.97 and also placed second in the 100 backstroke in a time of 1:05.32. Maurizi placed second in the 500 freestyle in a time of 5:37.15, while Howard placed second in the 200 freestyle in a time of 2:06.98. Junior Sarah Sykes placed second in the 1000 freestyle in a time of 11:44.16.

The Shorewomen compete next at the Centennial Conference Championships, February 17-19 at Gettysburg College.

Phillips feels good about her team’s chances in the championships, saying, “Our team has put in a lot of hard work in this season, and I think everyone is ready to really race at champs. We’re perfectly set up to get lots of personal best times, and hopefully some more girls make our all-time top ten list. We’re also trying a few new things with our relays that I’m excited to see match up against the rest of the conference.”

Good luck to the Shorewomen, as the finish off their season.

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