Women's Swimming and Diving Defeats Coast Guard, 183-115

Women's Swimming and Diving Defeats Coast Guard, 183-115

LOCATION: Balfour Natatorium (Norton, Mass.)

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • The Lyons won the meet 183-115.
  • The victory was highlighted by a new program record in the 200 yard freestyle, set by Lydia DaCorte with a time of 1:55.80. 
  • Wheaton had several first-place finishes, including a win from the 200-yard medley relay team of Eva PetElizabeth BernardyAleza Epstein, and Maggie Lawler (1:51.75).
  • Chloe Deubner, Pet, Kathryn Cole and Julia Centola earned significant points for the Lyons, taking the top four spots, respectively, in the 100 yard backstroke. 
  • Bernardy claimed a victory in the 100 yard breaststroke, clocking in at 1:09.39. 
  • Jenna Hayden earned two first place finishes, in both the 200 yard butterfly and 200 yard backstroke events. 
  • Wheaton earned first, second and third place in the 1 meter diving event with strong performances from Maddy Morrison, Tori Popstein and Annie Decker
  • Another first-through-fourth showing for the Lyons came toward the end of the meet, with Bernardi, Rowan Rice, Erin Kean and Karen Iizuka finishing consecutively in the 200 yard breaststroke. 
  • Morrison, Popstein and Decker earned the top three spots in the 3 meter diving event. 
  • Epstein, DaCorte, Hayden and Caitlin Daley swam the fastest in the 400 yard freestyle relay, finishing with a time of 3:38.50. 
  • Maddy Morrison won both the 1 meter and 3-meter diving with a score of 236.93 and 233.10.
  • The win marks the first victory over the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for the women's swimming and diving program since the 2010-11 season. 

UP NEXT: The Lyons return to action on Wednesday, November 8 when they host Bridgewater State University at 6:00 p.m.