Women's swimming competes at Cleveland State
CLEVELAND – The women’s swimming and diving team competed at Cleveland State today in a meet against Cleveland State, Valparaiso University and Niagara University.
The Bonnies defeated Valparaiso 185-46 and Niagara 135-108. However, they fell to Cleveland State 146-92.
Senior Allison Smith finished second in both the 200-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle, clocking in with scores of 1:56.43 and 5:13.56, respectively.
Junior Natalya Ghostlaw competed in the 200-yard butterfly, picking up a second-place finish with a time of 2:12.97. She also took third in the 500-yard freestyle touching in at 5:22.36.
In the 200-yard backstroke, junior Kathryne Valentine finished in first-place, clocking in at 2:08.06. Senior Kara Small took third-place in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:32.04, and sophomore Jamie Noonan competed in the 200-yard IM where she finished in third-place, notching a time of 2:14.49.
The relay teams had a good day as well. The 400-yard medley
relay team, consisting of Valentine, Smith, Taylor
Merena and Katie Heller, picked up a
first-place finish with a time of 4:00.85. While Julie
Brezinsky, Lanae Petty, Erica Pascarella, and
Lauren Ely, the 400-yard freestyle team, notched a
third-place finish, coming in with a time of 3:45.04.
In diving, sophomore Jaelyn Thurner took second-place in the 1-meter dive with a score of 204.50. Thurner took fourth-place in the 3-meter dive, scoring 183.25. Classmate Alycia Gossett finished in seventh in the 1-meter and sixth in the 3-meter with scores of 135.65 and 165.10, respectively.
The Bonnies will be back in the pool on Friday, December 4 when they travel to Akron, Ohio for the Zippy Invitational.