MSMC Swimming Dominates Lehman, 151-54

BRONX – The Mount Saint Mary College Women’s Swimming team continued its winning ways on Saturday with an impressive 151-54 road non-conference win at Lehman. The Knights won 10 events in the meet, with six different swimmers scoring individual wins on the day.

Senior Kyra McNamee continued to dominate the freestyle events for the Knights, taking the top spot in both the 200 and 500-yard races on Saturday. Her initial win, the 200-yard race, came in a time of 2:05.95 before she claimed the 500-yard race by over a half minute with a time of 5:53.33.

Sophomore Katie Barber also claimed the top spot in a pair of events for the Knights, winning the 200 and 100-yard butterfly races. Barber picked up first place points in the 200-yard race in a time of 2:30.99 before dominating the 100-yard event and winning by nearly 40 seconds with a time of 1:08.45.

Newcomer Amanda Daigle turned in a strong swim for the Knights, taking the final individual event of the meet, posting a time of 2:46.73 in the 200-yard individual medley.

Mount Saint Mary went first and second in five events against the Lightning, starting with the 100-yard breaststroke. Taylor Hollis took the top spot for the Mount in a time of 1:22.64 and was followed by Elizabeth Farragher who came home in 1:26.67. The same duo took first and second in the 200-yard breaststroke race in 3:02.41 and 3:11.87, respectively.

Laynie Callo and Brigit Gardner took the top two spots in the 50-yard freestyle with times of 29.66 and 30.54 seconds, with Gardner also following McNamee in the 500-yard freestyle in 6:35.58.

Freshman Jillian Bunch and Breanne Greaves took the top two positions in the 100-yard freestyle in times of 1:00.56 and 1:09.87 with sophomore Shayla McCarroll scoring a pair of second place finishes, taking the runner-up spot in both the 100 and 200-yard backstroke races.

Mount Saint Mary opened the day by winning the 200-yard medley relay race. The team of Daley O’Keefe, Hollis, Barber and McNamee swam a winning time of 1:42.67.

At 2-0 on the season, Mount Saint Mary returns home on November 3 to host a non-conference meet with the College of Staten Island. Events with the Dolphins are scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.

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