W&L Women's Swimming Claims 162-100 Triumph Over UMW

W&L Women's Swimming Claims 162-100 Triumph Over UMW

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's swimming team swam to a 162-100 victory over the University of Mary Washington on Friday evening in Fredericksburg.

W&L's (2-0) top performer on the day was senior Jocelyn Cassada (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Country Day), who finished tops in two individual events while also swimming on two first-place relays. Cassada won the 100 back (1:00.20) and 100 free (54.54), and swam the first leg of both the 200 medley relay (1:52.76) and 200 free relay (1:41.71). She was joined on the 200 medley relay by classmate Dana Fredericks (Yorktown, Va./York), first-year Caroline Hamp (Avon Lake, Ohio/Elyria Catholic) and junior Izzy Brassfield (Greensboro, N.C./Greensboro Day), while Brassfield, and sophomores Rebecca Lawrence (Wayne, Pa./Conestoga) and Meredith Hardy (Cary, N.C./Athens Drive) swam with her on the 200 free relay.

For the second meet in a row, sophomore Lauren Kasoff (Owings Mills, Md./Saint Paul's) touched in first place in both the 200 fly and 200 IM. She recorded a time of 2:17.03 in the 200 fly, while swimming a time of 2:18.02 in the 200 IM.

Other first-place finishers for W&L included Fredericks in the 100 breast (1:10.42), Brassfield in the 50 free (25.62) and senior Katie Salvati (Roselle Park, N.J./Mount Saint Mary Academy) in the 200 back (2:14.15).

The Generals return to action on Saturday, hosting the ODAC Relays at noon.