Women’s Swimmers Defeat Owls, Improve to 4-1

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – After returning from a successful training trip in Puerto Rico, the Swarthmore College women’s swimming team (4-1, 3-1) put together a strong all-around effort and cruised to victory over the Bryn Mawr Owls (3-6, 0-5) 100-79 on Wednesday evening at Ware Pool.
Freshman Supriya Davis led the way with strong swims in the 1,000 yard freestyle (11:00.52) and the 100 yard butterfly (58.33) and sophomore Becky Teng also had standout performances in the 200 yard freestyle (2:08.59) and the 100 yard breaststroke (1:14.89).
For the Owls, sophomores Judy Yeung and Ruth Logan anchored the team with solid performances in the 100 yard back (1:05.57) and the 500 free (5:46.68), respectively.
The Garnet immediately started off strong with a dominant performance in the 200 yard medley relay. The team of Davis, Teng, senior Naomi Glassman, and sophomore Erin Lowe handily defeated the pack, posting a time of 1:57.73.
The Garnet continued its dominance in 50 yard freestyle with freshman Kate Wisemanposting a time of 25.60 and the 200 yard individual medley in which sophomore Maggie Regan easily won with a time of 2:18.32.Regan also had a statement victory in the 500 yard freestyle (5:29.11), beating her opponents by over 50 yards.

The Garnet women look to keep the momentum going when it takes on non-conference opponent Cabrini this Saturday at Ware Pool. The meet is set to begin at 2:00 p.m.

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