Women’s swim team drops first two meets of season

Brooke Stephens
Staff Writer

Despite their first two losses of the season, the women’s swim team showed great determination against CalU and Gannon.

This past Saturday, the women’s swim team traveled to California University of Pennsylvania for a meet against Gannon and California universities. Unfortunately, they were unable to keep up.
The women’s swim team lost both meets on Saturday, resulting in the first two losses of the season for the Marauders. Their record now stands at 2-2. CalU ended the meet 59-36 over the Marauders and the Golden Knights won 65-30.
Senior Sarah Bernhardt had wins in the 100-yard butterfly and 50-yard freestyle. She swam the 100 butterfly in 58.38 and the 50 freestyle in 24.99, she finished with the top time in both events. The times are PSAC qualifying times.
Grace Magerr won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:24.44, finishing a half-second before the second place swimmer. Janelle Laudermilch was the only other Millersville swimmer to win an event, taking first place in the 100-yard breaststroke. She also qualified for the PSAC’s with a time of 1:09.49.
Arielle Walbert finished second place in the 400-yard MI, with a PSAC qualifying time of 4:45.77.
Finally the Marauders 400-yard medley relay team took third place with a time of 4:13.16. The relay team members were Ashley Kichline, Brigid McDonnell, Sarah Bernhardt and Amanda Thomas.
For their next meet, the lady Marauders will travel to Radford, Va. for the Highlander Invitational. The meet is in two weeks and runs from Nov. 14-17.