Maxwell Wins One Event, Places Second in Two Others
SWARTHMORE, Pa. -- Host Swarthmore College won eight of 11 events to post a 122-83 Centennial Conference women's swimming victory over visiting Washington College tonight. The Garnet improved to 4-3 overall and 3-2 in conference meets with the win. The Shorewomen slipped to 4-5 and 1-4 with the loss.
Sophomore Ellen Maxwell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven) won one individual event and placed second in two others for the Shorewomen in the loss. She won the 1000 freestyle in 11:18.01 and was second in the 200 individual medley (2:19.73) and in the 500 freestyle (5:32.22).
Freshman Jennifer Clune (Bowie, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt) won the 100 breaststroke for the Shorewomen in 1:11.04. Washington ended the meet on a bigh note as senior Alicia Howard (Wilmington, Del./Charter School of Wilmington), freshman Joelle Williamson (Conestoga, Pa./Penn Manor), freshman Mackenzie Gaze (Saratoga Springs, N.Y./Saratoga Springs), and freshman Katie Gorman (Whippany, N.J./Whippany Park) won the 200 freestyle relay in 1:44.34.
Williamson placed second in the 100 backstroke in 1:01.81, Gorman added a second-place finish in the 50 freestyle in 25.92, and freshman Allie Grillo (Mt. Airy, Md./The Learning Community) took second in the 1000 freestyle in 11:24.75.
The Shorewomen return to action Saturday with a 1:00 p.m. Centennial Conference home meet against Ursinus.