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Women’s Swimming Notches First Win of Season

Sunday, November 14, 2010
Arlington, Va. – Marymount University’s women’s swimming team topped visiting Hood 123-59 in Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday. The Saints won eight events to pick up their first team victory of the season.

Opening the short program with a win, the MU team of Anna Macedonia, Emily Wagner, Jackie Finn and Meghan Morch posted a time of 1:59.42 in the 200 Medley Relay to beat teammates Kelly Labriola, Jessica D’Abraccio, Kim Rizzo and Caroline Rahmlow’s second place 2:08.72.

The Saints (1-3, 1-2 CAC) then added another one-two finish in the 1000 freestyle as Katie Scott and Labriola placed times of 11:47.77 and 11:57.70, respectively. Keeping the trend going, Katie Moran and Rizzo took the top-two spots in the 200 freestyle at 2:08.02 and 2:09.79 while Finn, Katie Martocci and Rahmlow went 1-2-3 in the 50 freestyle with times of 27.13, 27.29 and 29.84.

It wasn’t until the ninth event that Marymount didn’t place at least the top-two finishes as Scott and Sara Yoskoski placed second and third in the 200 IM at 2:31.05 and 2:33.17.

The Saints bounced back in the 100 butterfly as Finn, Morch and Martocci placed 1-2-3 at 1:05.62, 1:05.80, and 1:07.09 before Macedonia won the 100 freestyle by more than nine second at 54:80. Marymount added another top-three sweep in the 100 backstroke as Moran, Wagner and Labriola swept the event with times of 1:07.69, 1:08.06 and 1:09.66.

Rizzo won her first event in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:40.99 over Yoskoski at 5:52.45.

Marymount returns to action at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational in December.