Gorman, Maxwell Win Individual Events for Shorewomen
CARLISLE, Pa. -- Host Dickinson College defeated visiting Washington College, 138-64, in Centennial Conference women's swimming action this afternoon in Carlisle, Pa. The Red Devils improved to 8-2 overall and 3-1 in conference meets with the win, while the Shorewomen dropped to 4-4 and 1-3 with the loss.
Sophomore Ellen Maxwell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven) and freshman Katie Gorman (Whippany, N.J./Whippany Park) each won one individual event for the Shorewomen in the loss. Maxwell took the 500 freestyle in 5:29.22, while Gorman won the 50 freestyle in 25.53.
Freshman Jennifer Clune (Bowie, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt) added a second-place finish in the 100 freestyle in 56.76, while freshman Joelle Williamson (Conestoga, Pa./Penn Manor) was second in the 200 backstroke in 2:15.84. Junior Julianna Fritzinger (Red Lion, Pa./Red Lion Area) placed second in the 200 breaststroke for the Shorewomen in 2:40.53.
Dickinson won both relays, but the second-place time of 4:13.59 turned in by Washington's Williamson, Clune, Gorman, and freshman Mackenzie Gaze (Saratoga Springs, N.Y./Saratoga Springs) was a team season-best.
The Shorewomen return to action Wednesday with a 6:00 p.m. Centennial Conference meet at Swarthmore.