Lehigh Splits Tri-Meet at West Chester
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh women’s swimming and diving team split a pair of meets against West Chester and Bloomsburg at West Chester Saturday afternoon.
The Golden Rams defeated the Mountain Hawks 175-113, and Lehigh defeated the Huskies 202-55.
Sophomore diver Sarah Gill, who won Patriot League Diver of the Week on Tuesday, was a bright spot for Lehigh. She continued to shine, winning both the one-meter and three-meter dives. Gill scored 226.80 points in the three-meter dive and 218.70 in the one-meter dive.
Willa Werwaiss was the only other Lehigh women’s swimmer to come away with a first-place finish Saturday. Werwaiss won the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:08. 29
Hallie Wilson, Danielle Prekop, Sarah Hardy and Cailtin Deitch were on the 400-yard medley relay team, which finished in second place, just six seconds behind West Chester. 10 groups competed in the 400-yard medley relay. Coming in third right behind them on the 400-yard medley relay were Werwaiss, Cailtin Hoffman, Jordan Macdonald and Sarah Manthrop.
Manthrop also came away with a third-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:56.28.
Wilson racked up some points with a second-place finish in both the 100-yard backstroke and the 200-yard backstroke.
First-year Mairin Ludwig, Sarah Hardy and Caitlin Hoffman were a 2-3-4 punch in the 400-yard IM.
Ludwig also finished in second in the 500-yard freestyle 5:12.74, which was then followed by a third-place finish from Dagny Donaldson, a fourth-place finish from Maggie Mikalic and to cap that event, Natalie Martin came in fifth for the Mountain Hawks.
The Mountain Hawks will travel to Rider on Oct. 22 at 1 pm, which is their last meet until they face Lafayette on Nov. 18.
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