SHU Swimming Wins First Meet of the Season
Jan. 30, 2010
DANBURY, CT (January 29, 2010) - The Sacred Heart University swim team coasted to a 120-71 victory at Western Connecticut State Friday evening. Freshman Juliette Wallerstein (Southbury, CT) came away with first place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly. In the 50-free, she hit the wall in 25.31 and finished the 100-fly in 1:03.75.
Junior Katie Marshall (Cumberland, RI) and freshman Rachel McGrath (Dorchester, MA) went one, two, in the 100-yard freestyle. Marshall completed the race in 57.09, while McGrath followed in 58.32. McGrath also placed second in the 200-free with a time of 2:05.38.
In the 100-yard individual medley, freshman Stephanie Walters (Wanaque, NY) took first place in 1:06.76. Finishing in second was sophomore teammate Meghan Bailey (Walpole, MA) in 1:08.39. Bailey also finished second in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:19.92.
The Pioneers return to action when they compete in the Northeast Conference Championships at Yale on February 11-13.