Women's Swimming Claims 21st ODAC Championship
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's swimming team captured its 21st overall and fourth consecutive conference title in program history as it took part in the final day of the ODAC women's swimming tournament in Christiansburg on Sunday evening.
W&L concluded the three-day championship with 927 points, and was followed by Randolph-Macon (725), Sweet Briar (470), Bridgewater (314), Hollins (172), Guilford (129) and Emory & Henry (80).
W&L claimed three individual events on the day, including sophomore Ann McCampbell's (Oklahoma City, Okla./Casady School) top finish in the 1650 free with a time of 18:03.05.
Junior Jocelyn Cassada (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Country Day) finished tops in the 200 back in 2:09.33, and was followed by teammates senior Tess Hayden (Wilmette, Ill./New Trier) (2:13.84) and sophomore Krista Camp (Media, Pa./Episcopal Academy) (2:16.04) to claim the top three placings in the event.
The Generals also had the top three finishers in the 200 fly, paced by sophomore Brittany Ross' (Chatham N.J./Chatham) time of 2:12.20. Sophomore Delaney Rolfe (Dallas, Texas/Highland School) took second in a time of 2:13.27, while first-year Lauren Kasoff (Owings Mills, Md./Saint Paul's) finished third in 2:15.09.
Two W&L athletes earned special recognitions at the conclusion of the meet, as Rolfe was named the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete and sophomore Kelly Mae Ross (Endicott, N.Y./Maine-Endwell) was the recipient of the Bonnie Kestner Sportsmanship Award.
The Generals conclude their 2010-11 regular season campaign with an 8-3 overall record.