Shorewomen Stump Swarthmore, 120-84

Shorewomen Stump Swarthmore, 120-84

Glasser, Moore Win Two Individual Events Each

CHESTERTOWN, MD - Host Washington College defeated visiting Swarthmore College, 120-84, in Centennial Conference women's swimming tonight inside Casey Swim Center. The meet was the final dual meet of the season for both teams. The Shorewomen finish the dual meet season 9-2 overall and 5-2 in conference meets, while the Garnet finish 4-6 and 2-5.

Junior Rachel Glasser (Silver Spring, MD/Springbrook) and sophomore Jenna Moore (Catonsville, MD/Mount de Sales Academy) each won two individual events for the Shorewomen. Moore took the 50 freestyle in 25.53 and the 200 breaststroke in 2:34.18, while Glasser won the 1000 freestyle in 10:45.33 and the 500 freestyle in 5:21.04.

Glasser was also second in the 200 butterfly in 2:11.60. Swarthmore's Anne Miller won that event in 2:07.84, her time qualifying her for the 2010 NCAA Division III Championships. Glasser qualified for the NCAA Championships in the same event earlier this season.

Seniors Amy Smith (Phoenixville, PA/Phoenixville Area) and Kathy Gerhart (Phoenixville, PA/Phoenixville Area) each won one individual event for the Shorewomen as Smith took the 200 backstroke in 2:20.93 and Gerhart won the 100 freestyle in 57.52.

Smith, Moore, Gerhart, and sophomore Morgan Phillips (Charlottesville, VA/Albemarle) won the 200 medley relay in 1:56.15, while Gerhart, freshman Darcy Zink (Baltimore, MD/Towson), sophomore Laura Risell (Collegeville, PA/Perkiomen Valley), and sophomore Mary Stroman (Bala Cynwyd, PA/Friends Central) won the 200 freestyle relay in 1:44.84.

Stroman also was second in the 100 freestyle in 58.04, Zink was second in the 200 backstroke in 2:22.02, and freshman Sarah Sykes (Haworth, NJ/Northern Valley-Demarest) placed second in the 1000 freestyle in 11:18.69.

The Shorewomen return to action February 19th-21st at the Centennial Conference Championships, hosted by Franklin & Marshall.