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Women’s Swimming Defeats Frostburg State

Saturday, February 04, 2012
Arlington, Va. – Marymount University’s women’s swimming team wrapped up the 2011-12 regular season with a 120-50 victory over visiting Frostburg State in Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon. The Saints won all but two events in the final dual meet of the season.

Opening with the 200 medley relay, the Saints fielded a squad of seniors on “Senior Day” who claimed the victory of the day. Sara Yoskoski, Anna Macedonia, Meghan Morch and Katie Martocci posted a 2:02.81 for the win while Kim Rizzo, Kate Schmidt, Jackie Finn and Caroline Rahmlow placed second at 2:15.06.

Amber Teller posted the first individual victory with a time of 12:59.41 in the 1000 freestyle. Rizzo added the second win in the 200 freestyle at 2:05.81 while Angelina Goidas placed second at 2:16.16. The Bobcats claimed victory in the 50 freestyle, narrowly defeating second place Lea Mazzoccoli (26.55) and third place Martocci (28.38) in the event.

Marymount returned to its winning ways in the 200 IM, sweeping all three medalist spots. Bridget Wunderly won with a 2:22.40, Morch was second at 2:27.00 and Mazzocoli placed third with a time of 2:34.80. Rizzo would keep things going in the next event, winning the 100 butterfly at 1:05.38.

After another hiccup in the 100 freestyle where Mazzoccoli placed second and Emily Wagner was third, Casey Thomas won the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:06.25. Katie Scott then won the 500 freestyle at 5:42.95 before Macedonia won the final individual event with a 1:11.51 in the 100 breaststroke. Wagner placed second with a time of 1:12.75.

Wrapping up the meet in the 200 freestyle relay, Wunderly, Thomas, Goidas and Scott posted a 1:46.19 to claim the win.

Marymount returns to action at the CAC Championships hosted by St. Mary’s (Md.) on Feb. 17-19.