Women’s Swimming & Diving Topped by La Salle

Women’s Swimming & Diving Topped by La Salle

Philadelphia, Pa. (January 27, 2018) – The Mount St. Mary's women's swimming & diving team was topped by La Salle, 106-80, on Saturday afternoon at Kirk Pool.


The Mount won two events at the meet, as Bridget Vaughan placed first in the 500 free (5:32.59), and the relay squad of Maddie McGraw, Mary Lombardi, Colette Robinson and Maggie deTar posted the top time in the 200 free relay (1:44.04).

The Mountaineers earned multiple top-three showings in four different events on the afternoon. The 100 free saw Cassie Mann (59.64) and Ashley Kegley (1:10.30) finish 2-3, and in the 1000 free Mary Lombardi (10:58.64) and Victoria Aung (12:43.00) also placed 2-3.

In the 200 back, Maddie McGraw and Gabrielle Benedictis placed second and third with times of 2:10.29 and 2:24.04, respectively. Alyssa Felos and Lauren Gullickson also took second and third place in the 200 breast, posting times of 2:29.18 and 2:33.99, respectively.

The Mountaineers tallied three other top-three finishes at the meet, with Colette Robinson placing second in the 50 free (26.40), deTar earning a third-place showing in the 400 IM (4:50.73) and Juliet Whitman taking third in the 200 fly (2:19.50).

The Mount closes out the regular season with a meet at Loyola on Saturday, February 3 at 1 p.m.