W&L Women's Swimming Defeats VMI, 160-68

W&L Women's Swimming Defeats VMI, 160-68

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's swimming team claimed a 160-68 victory over VMI on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Natatorium.

Highlights From the Meet:

  • The Generals recorded first-place finishes in 13 out of the 14 events.
  • The Blue and White claimed the top spot in both of the relays. Sophomores Ashley Johnston (Gainesville, Ga. / North Hall), Emily Hageboeck (Charleston, W. Va. / George Washington), and Ali MacQueen (Memphis, Tenn. / St. Mary's Episcopal School) and junior Elle Chancey (Tampa, Fla. / Berkeley Preparatory School) placed first in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:50.71. Johnston, MacQueen and Chancey were joined by senior Cassidy Fuller (Moraga, Calif. / Campolindo) on the winning 200-yard free relay with a time of 1:40.11.
  • Sophomore Kelly Amar (Mount Vernon, N.Y. / The Ursuline School), and first-years Mattie Grant (Mechanicsville, Va. / Hanover) and Hannah Freibert (Lexington, Ky. / Henry Clay) led W&L with two first-place finishes each. Amar took first in the 200-yard free (1:58.74) and the 200-yard IM (2:14.32). Grant claimed the top spot in the 1000-yard free (10:52.04) and 500-yard free (5:19.19), while Freibert placed first in the 100-yard breast (1:07.55) and 200-yard breast (2:29.71).

Top Three Finishes:

- Johnston, Hageboeck, MacQueen, Chancey (1st) – 200-yard Medley Relay (1:50.71)
- Mattie Grant (1st) – 1000-yard Free (10:52.04)
- Kelly Amar (1st) – 200-yard Free (1:58.74)
- Caroline Florence (2nd) – 200-yard Free (2:00.79)
- Cassidy Fuller (3rd) – 200-yard Free (2:02.46)
- Tori Hester (1st) – 100-yard Back (1:02.57)
- Olivia Luzzio (2nd) – 100-yard Back (1:03.66)
- Hannah Freibert (1st) – 100-yard Breast (1:07.55)
- Emily Hageboeck (2nd) – 100-yard Breast (1:07.67)
- Olivia Lamb (3rd) – 100-yard Breast (1:09.98)
- Katherine Degner (1st) – 200-yard Fly (2:13.21)
- Elle Chancey (1st) – 50-yard Free (24.57)
- Cassidy Fuller (1st) – 100-yard Free (56.23)
- Ashley Johnston (1st) – 200-yard Back (2:14.57)
- Hannah Freibert (1st) – 200-yard Breast (2:29.71)
- Mattie Grant (1st) – 500-yard Free (5:19.19)
- Ali MacQueen (1st) – 100-yard Fly (58.54)
- Kelly Amar (1st) – 200-yard IM (2:14.32)
- MacQueen, Fuller, Johnston, Chancey (1st) – 200-yard Free (1:40.11)

Up Next:

Washington and Lee returns to the pool next Saturday, when it hosts Randolph at 1:00 pm.

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