Women's Swimming Falls 129-74 At Wagner
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Wagner defeated Mount St. Mary's 129-74 in Northeast Conference women's swimming action on Friday.
Cat Coppler (Enfield, Conn./Enrico Fermi) and Mollie Walsh (Havertown, Pa./Archbishop John Carroll) each finished with a first and a second on the evening. Coppler won the 100 fly (1:00.43) and placed second in the 1650 free (18:06.76) while Walsh finished first in the 50 free (25.16) and second in the 100 back (1:04.53). The duo also swam the middle two legs of the winning 200-free relay (1:42.04) with Patricia Yam (Placenta, Calif./Rosary) starting the relay and Courtney Griffith (Westminster, Md./Westminster) bringing home the victory in the fourth leg of the event.
Griffith also finished second in the 200 free (1:58.06) and in the 100 free (54.47), and Yam placed third in the 200 IM (2:20.43) and third in the 100 fly (1:02.41).
Alyssa Cummin (Ramstein, Germany/Ramstein) recorded a third-place standing in the 100 back (1:12.22) while Murphy Alafoginis (Lawrenceville, Pa./Wellsboro Area) was third in the 500 free (5:55.66).
Joanna Hale (Voorhees, N.J./Eastern), Molly Kristiniak (Oreland, Pa./Gwynedd Mercy Academy), Cummin and Jessica Gardner (Montgomery Village, Md./Watkins Mill) finished third in the 200-medley relay (2:08.77) while Victoria Shaw, Cummin, Alafoginis and Nicole Helmick (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) ended the 200-free relay (1:55.06) in third place.
Mount St. Mary's concludes the regular season at St. Francis (N.Y.) on Saturday. Events begin at 1 p.m.