Pride Swim Past Shorewomen, 123-77

Pride Swim Past Shorewomen, 123-77

Miskiel Wins Two Individual Events

CHESTERTOWN, MD – Visiting Widener won eight of 11 events en route to a 123-77 win over host Washington College on Saturday afternoon at the Casey Swim Center  in non-conference women's swimming action.  The Pride improves to 6-3 overall, while the Shorewomen fall to 2-4.

Junior Ellie Miskiel (Gaithersburg, MD/Quince Orchard) won the 100 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley with times of 1:09.92 and 2:19.29 respectively.  Her time in the individual medley was a season-best time for WC. 

Also winning for Washington was the 200 medley relay team of sophomore Alicia Howard (Wilmington, DE/Charter School of Wilmington), Miskiel, junior Carly Ogren (Burke, VA/Lake Braddock) and sophomore Clair Belleveau (Easton, CT/Joel Barlow) with a time of 2:00.46.

Ogren had a pair of second place finishes, 25.81 in the 50 freestyle and 56.78 in the 100 freestyle.

Senior Allison Kvien (Mechanicsville, MD/Chopticon) was second in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:12.05.  Sophomore Emily Goodchild (Annapolis, MD/St. Mary's) placed second in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:07.52.

The 200 freestyle relay team of Howard, Belleveau, sophomore Ashley Maurizi (Reamstown, PA/Cocalico) and freshman Julianna Fritzinger (Red Lion, PA/Red Lion Area) placed second with a time of 1:50.55.

WC will return to the pool on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 against visiting Elizabethtown at 6:00 p.m.  From January 2-9, the team will train for its annual winter training trip in Key West, FL.