W&L's Simpson Collects Weekly ODAC Honor

SALEM, Va. – Washington and Lee senior swimmer Sarah Simpson (Charlotte, N.C./South Mecklenburg) earned the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Women’s Swimming Athlete of the Week honor for the week ending Jan. 24.

Simpson won two individual events and was on a winning relay team as the W&L women’s swim team defeated Catholic University (155-94) and Marymount University (141-108) at a double-dual hosted by Catholic on Saturday. Simpson touched first in the 100 free (56.42) and 200 free (2:03.13) and swam the anchor leg on the 200 medley relay team that won in a time of 1:56.97

The women’s team is now 6-4 on the season, including a 2-0 mark in the ODAC. The team will return to action Jan. 30 as they host Johns Hopkins at Cy Twombly Pool. The meet is scheduled to start at 11:00 am.