F&M Splits at Swarthmore

F&M Splits at Swarthmore

Results

SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's swimming team went 1-1 in Swarthmore on Friday evening, defeating Bryn Mawr by a 163-34 margin, but falling to the Garnet by a 133-71 tally. F&M sits split with a 3-3 record on the year and is 2-1 in Centennial Conference (CC) action. F&M was led with top finishes from first-years Tara Kupsky and Amelia Bothwell.

Top Finishers (Individual) 

Tara Kupsky

            200-yard IM – First – 2:13.11

            500-yard Freestyle – First – 5:20.75

Amelia Bothwell

            200-yard Butterfly – First – 2:14.69

            200-yard Freestyle – Third – 2:04.56

Katherine Hirsch

            1,000-yard Freestyle – Second – 11:25.21

            100-yard Freestyle – Third – 56.93

Skye Howes

            100-yard Freestyle – Second – 56.52 

Janashree Jonnalagadda

            200-yard Backstroke – Second – 2:14.74 

Julia Pavlov

            50-yard Freestyle – Third – 25.44

Leah Williamson

            200-yard Butterfly – Third – 2:20.94 

Top Finishers (Relay) 

400-yard Medley Relay (Jonnalagadda, Kupsky, Williamson, Pavlov) – Second – 4:06.58 

400-yard Freestyle Relay (Hirsch, Howes, Bothwell, Pavlov) – Second – 3:46.89 

Additional Notes: Tonight's win against the Owls extends the Diplomats' win streak to 24 meets.

Heading into the weekend, F&M had several swimmers with times in the top-50 across Division III:

Kupsky:

            1,000-yard Freestyle – 31st – 11:00.25

            100-yard Butterfly – 45th – 1:00.48 

Bothwell:

            200-yard Butterfly – 31st – 2:14.28

Williamson:

            100-yard Butterfly – 48th – 1:00.63

Up Next: The Diplomats travel to Arcadia on Saturday for a non-conference matchup at 1:00 p.m.