The Washington College women's swim team downed Bryn
Mawr, Randolph-Macon and Sweet Briar to sweep a quad meet this afternoon
at the Casey Swim Center in its season opener. The Shorewomen beat Bryn
Mawr, 171-26, downed Randolph-Macon, 116-89, and topped Sweet Briar,
161-44. Washington is 3-0 on the season, Randolph-Macon is 2-1, Sweet
Briar is 1-2 and Bryn Mawr is 0-3. The Shorewomen are also 1-0 in the
Centennial Conference, while Bryn Mawr is 0-1 in conference action with
Washington's win over the Owls.
In non-Washington results, Randolph-Macon downed Bryn Mawr, 169-28, and
Sweet Briar by a 160.5-44.5 margin. Sweet Briar got the better of Bryn
Mawr by a 156.5-40.5 tally.
The Shorewomen won all 11 events against Bryn Mawr and Sweet Briar and
eight of 11 versus Randolph-Macon.
Leading the way for Washington was sophomore Rachel Glasser (Silver
Spring, MD/Springbrook), who won three individual events for the
Shorewomen. Glasser won the 1000 freestyle in 10:59.35, the 200 freestyle
with a time of 1:59.91 and the 500 freestyle with a mark of 5:20.60.
Junior Kathy Gerhart (Phoenixville, PA/Phoenixville Area) won the 50
freestyle at 25.51 and the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:01.17 to capture
two events. Also winning two events for the Shorewomen was freshman Jenna
Moore (Catonsville, MD/Mount de Sales) as she grabbed the 100 freestyle
(55.34) and the 100 breaststroke (1:09.48). Moore is now fourth-fastest
all-time in both events for the Shorewomen. Freshman Kelly Dunbar
(Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette) won the 200 individual medley with a time of
2:17.52 and is now WC's ninth-fastest swimmer ever in the event.
Randolph-Macon grabbed three events on the afternoon. For the
Yellowjackets, Hallie Stewart captured victory in the 100 backstroke with
a time of 1:03.58. Randolph-Macon won both relays, the 200 medley relay
(1:53.46) and the 200 freestyle relay (1:44.79). The Vixens of Sweet Briar
and Bryn Mawr did not finish first in any event.
Dunbar placed second two events (500 freestyle,5:28.17, and 100
breststroke). Her time in the 100 breaststroke is good for sixth all-time
in the event at WC at 1:11.10. Freshman Mary Stroman (Bela Cynwyd,
PA/Friends Central) finished second in the 100 freestyle at 57.09.
Freshman Morgan Phillips (Charlottesville, VA/Albemarle) was Washington's
top finisher in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:04.89, finishing third
behind two Yellowjacket swimmers, which is good for first place against
Sweet Briar and Bryn Mawr.
The Shorewomen return to action next Saturday with a 1:00 p.m. Centennial
Conference home meet against Gettysburg.