Regis Women’s Swim and Dive Splits Double Dual Meet

Regis Women’s Swim and Dive Splits Double Dual Meet

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Babson College won eight of 11 swimming events to collect two victories, while Regis College was able to squeak past Norwich University, 123-107, in a women's collegiate swimming and diving double dual meet hosted by the Cadets at the Goodyear Pool.

The lone overall event victory for Regis came in the first session of one meter diving, as senior Elisabeth McQuaid (Marlborough, Mass.) finished first with a total score of 138.67, over 12 points ahead of her nearest competitor.

The Pride started the meet with a second place finish in the 200 medley relay, as Sarah Leonard (Brockton, Mass.), Julia Burke (North Andover, Mass.), Alexa Lancisi (Milford, Mass.), and Jessica Zernitsky (Newton, Mass.) combined to post a time of 1:59.94.

Individually, Leonard finished third in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:05.18 as well as fourth in the 50 freestyle in 26.28 seconds. Lancisi finished third in the 100 butterfly with a mark of 1:05.18 and fourth in the 100 backstroke in 1:08.77, while Burke ended up third in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:15.30.

In the distance events, Gloria Sutton (Suffield, Conn.) finished third in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 12:24.71. Thalia Bowie (Lexington, Mass.) ended up third overall in the 200 freestyle in 2:11.71 and in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:49.47.

Sutton also swam the second leg of the 200 freestyle relay, joining with Lindsey Bone (Rosenberg, Texas), Ryan Moran (Arlington, Mass.), and Mallytza Ibarra Davila (Yuma, Ariz.) for a third place finish with an overall time of 1:56.49.

Regis (5-1) will enjoy a weekend without competition for the first time since the start of the season before hosting Saint Joseph's College Friday evening, Nov. 22, beginning at 6 p.m.