Mount Swim Team Splits Tri-meet at Sara Lawrence

BRONXVILLE – The Mount Saint Mary College Women’s Swimming team split a tri-meet at Sara Lawrence on Saturday, falling to host Gryphons 90-45 before postings its first win of the season with an 84-12 triumph over Queensborough. Emily Crowley and Kristen Dwight each scored wins for the Knights on the day.

Crowley picked up her victory on Saturday in the 100-yard breaststroke after posting a time of 1:18.64. Crowley added a runner-up finish for the Knights in the 50-yard freestyle, posting a time of 30.10 to close out a strong day for the Mount.

Dwight bested the field for the Mount in the 200-yard freestyle and added a third place finish for the Knights in the 100-yard freestyle race. Dwight’s victory came in 2:23.27 with her third place swim finishing in 1:06.40.

Emily Gursky and Jillian Bunch both finished the meet with two runner-up finishes for the Knights. Bunch took second in both the 1,000 and 500-yard freestyle races in 12:25.85 and 5:54.17 with Gursky taking second place in the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard backstroke in 2:45.87 and 1:13.46, respectively.

Saturday’s split moves Mount Saint Mary to 1-4 overall and 0-2 against conference rivals.

Next up for the Mount is a home meet with FDU-Florham on November 13. Meet time is set for 1:00 p.m. at the Kaplan Center pool.

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