Women's Swimming & Diving Finishes WPI Sprints in Third

Women's Swimming & Diving Finishes WPI Sprints in Third

SCORE: Wheaton 809.5 / Bates 1535 / WPI 1226.5 / RWU 581.5 / Trinity 474.5

LOCATION: Worcester, Mass. 

THE RUNDOWN: 

  • The Wheaton College women's swimming and diving team returned to action Saturday afternoon, competing in the WPI Sprints, which featured the host Engineers, Bates, Roger Williams, Trinity (Conn.) as well as the Lyons. 
  • Wheaton opened the competition in style, picking up a win in the 200 medley relay with Eva PetMadeline EllerLydia DaCorte, and Hope Campbell beating out the competition with a time of 1:50.20. 
  • DaCorte returned to action in the 100 butterfly, taking home fifth place after a tightly contested race that saw the junior finish with a time of 59.77, which was a little more than a second slower than the top finisher. 
  • Eller continued her stellar rookie campaign, winning the 50 breaststroke with a time of 30.20. Brooke Cloutier wasn't far behind, finishing in third place with a time of 31.97. 
  • Campbell had a strong showing in the 25 free, finishing in third place (11.76), while Caitlin Daley finished tied for fourth (11.88). 
  • Eller returned to the pool for the 100 yard IM, finishing in third place with a time of 1:02.52. The first-year also took home sixth place in the 25 back, finishing in 14.57. 
  • Wheaton's 100 freestyle relay team of Daley, Campbell, Cloutier, and Maggie Lawler finished in third place with a time of 47.25. 
  • DaCorte finished the 50 butterfly in second place after touching in 27.21, while Megan Simeone earned a sixth-place finish in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:12.70. 
  • The Lyons earned a second-place finish in the 100 medley relay, with Campbell, Eller, Dacorte, and Daley finishing in 50.22. 
  • Daley returned to the pool for the 50 free, earning a fifth-place finish with a time of 26.26. 
  • Eller then took part in the 25 breaststroke, which saw her win the race with a time of 13.76. 
  • DaCorte, Cloutier, Lawler, and Daley teamed up to compete in the 200 free relay with the group finishing in 1:42.98 which earned them fourth place. 
  • Senior Maddy Morrison won the 3-meter dive with a score of 239.85. She returned to action in the 1-meter dive, winning with a score of 234.20. 
  • DaCorte took third in the 200 free, finishing in 1:58.78. 
  • Emma Flesher won the 500 free, beating her competition by more than five seconds after touching in 5:25.91. 

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Thursday, Feb. 20 for the first day of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championships hosted by MIT.   VIDEO / LIVE STATS