LANCASTER, Pa. – The Washington and Lee women's swimming team picked up 263 points on day one of the Franklin & Marshall Invitational, and are currently in second place out of 12 teams. Delaware is in first with 282 points at the three-day meet.
Senior Emily Rollo (Haddonfield, N.J. / Haddonfield Memorial), sophomore Elle Chancey (Tampa, Fla. / Berkeley Preparatory School), and first-years Ali MacQueen (Memphis, Tenn. / St. Mary's Episcopal School) and Emily Hageboeck (Charleston, W.Va. / George Washington) placed first in the 400-yard medley relay that finished in a time of 3:48.19, which was an NCAA "B" cut time and a new W&L team record.
MacQueen and Chancey were joined by junior Cassidy Fuller (Moraga, Calif. / Campolindo) and senior Elisabeth Holmes (Raleigh, N.C. / Needham B. Broughton) on the 200-yard free relay that had a second-place finish, touching the wall in 1:37.27.
Individually, first-year Taylor Ecleberry (Goshen, Ky. / Sacred Heart Academy) had a second-place showing in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 17:40.30 and sophomore Jordan Watson (Fayetteville, Ga. / Whitewater) clocked in at 18:00.63 to take fourth.
The women will be back in action on Saturday for day two of the invitational. The meet is set to start at 9:00 am.
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