Hopkins, Mary Washington Down Diplomats

Hopkins, Mary Washington Down Diplomats

BALTIMORE, Md. – Franklin & Marshall dropped decisions to Johns Hopkins (198-63) and Mary Washington (178-83) on Friday night in nonconference women's swimming action. The Diplomats fell to 2-3 with the pair of losses.

Freshman Caroline Fry put together a pair of quality performances for the Diplomats, beginning with a second-place finish in the 1000-yard freestyle in 11:09.37. Rebecca McCain was close behind, taking fifth in 11:27.70. Fry finished off her day in the 500-yard freestyle, taking fourth in 5:32.54.

Melissa Mullin added a second-place finish of her own, clocking a time of 2:34.47 in the 200-yard breaststroke. She again reached the podium in the 100-yard breaststroke, touching the wall in 1:11.24 to take fourth. Grace Pereles earned the third silver finish of the day for the Diplomats, finishing the 500-yard freestyle in 5:23.95.

Anna Hess recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes in the backstroke events. In the 100-yard edition she clocked a time of 1:02.54, adding a mark of 2:17.67. in the 200.

Results of this competition were not immediately made available by the host institution. The Diplomats return to the pool on Friday for the first session of the F&M Invitational.