Season in Review: 2018-19 F&M Women’s Swimming

Season in Review: 2018-19 F&M Women’s Swimming

Schedule/Results | Team Photo

Franklin & Marshall's women's swimming team registered two medals and a fourth-place finish at the Centennial Conference (CC) Championships on Feb. 21-24 to cap off its 2018-19 campaign. 

First-year Tara Kupsky '22 paced the Diplomats in the final weekend, bringing home bronze medals in the 200-yard IM (2:09.47) and 400-yard IM (4:34.56). 

The Diplomats delivered a strong start, opening CC action with a 177-85 win over Washington on Oct. 26. Janashree Jonnalagadda '21 recorded two first-place finishes in the 100- and 200-yard Backstroke and Julia Pavlov '21 touched the wall first in the 50- and 100-yard Freestyle. 

F&M opened the New Year, going 3-0, first taking down Susquehanna and WPI on Jan. 13 courtesy of top finishes from Kupsky and Erin Fago '20. The Diplomats then handled McDaniel by a 137-39 score on Jan. 25 led by Kyra Kowalewski '22, Pavlov, Diane Wagner '19, Kupsky, and Skye Howes '22.

For the eighth-straight semester this fall, the team was selected as Scholar All-America Teams by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). To earn the honor, teams were required to post a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the fall semester.