GW Women's Swimming Leads Tri-Meet With American and Catholic
Colonials Boast Meet-High 24 Top-Three Finishes
Oct. 15, 2011
On the weekend, the women’s squad boasted a meet-high 27 top-three finishes. There was no team scoring at the meet.
In the 200-yard individual medley, Janica Lee claimed top honors with a 2:13.47 finish, and Bianca Valencia touched the wall in 2:17.43 for third place. Sydney Saunders won the 50-yard freestyle in 24.97 seconds, and Morgan Zebley followed in third less than one second later, finishing in 25.36 seconds.
On Saturday, Remy Neville opened the day with a second-place finish in the 400-yard IM, finishing with a time of 4:51.47. Zebley and
GW swept the top-three spots in the 200-yard free, with Myers finishing in 1:57.89, Melissa Fernandez clocking in at 1:59.14 and Sydney Saunders in 2:00.42. Lee earned her second first-place finish with a 1:07.48 performance in the 100-yard breaststroke, followed by Rachael Johnston in second with a time of 1:10.51.
The Colonials took the top-three spots for the second time in the 100-yard backstroke. Lindsay Moore and Zebley both finished in 1:00.71 and Myers touched the wall in 1:01.16.
Sydney Saunders and Fernandez took home first and second, respectively, in the 100-yard free with times of 54.04 and 54.77 seconds. Lee then claimed first in the 200-yard breast in 2:27.20, and
The Colonials return to the pool on Saturday, Oct. 22 for their first dual meet of the season at Bucknell.