Women's Swimming & Diving Competes at Wesleyan Invitational


- Event: Wesleyan Invitational 

- Location: Middletown, Conn.

- The Lead: The Assumption College women's swimming & diving team participated in the 2016 Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday. No official scores were kept as the Hounds competed against the University of Connecticut, Wesleyan, Simmons, Roger Williams and Wellesley.


- Sophomore Shannon Quirk (Wakefield, Mass. / Wakefield Memorial) swam her way to a pair of top four finishes on Saturday, finishing second in the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 10:46.29 and fourth in the 500 freestyle, clocking in at 5:13.48. Joining Quirk in the 1,000 free was senior Rachel Lanam (Sebastian, Fla. / Sebastian River) who placed third in 11:08.64 and freshman Sydney LaQue (Burnt Hills, N.Y. / Burnt Hills Ballston Lake) who finished in fifth with a time of 11:14.41.

- Freshman Kelsey Johnstone (Southwick, Mass. / Westfield) recorded a top four finish in the 100 breaststroke, clocking in at 1:11.35, while junior Niamh Morgan (Bettystown, Ireland / Sacred Heart School) raced to a fifth place finish in the 400 IM with a time of 4:50.17.

- The Hounds 400 yard medley relay team of freshman Abbey Holmes (Laurel, MD / Archbishop Spalding), Johnstone, freshman Natalia Kaczor (Chicopee, Mass. / Chicopee) and sophomore Morgan Nicholls (East London, South Africa / Clarendon) finished in fourth place with a time of 4:09.72.

- The Hounds 400 yard freestyle relay team also placed fourth, as senior Tricia Lee (Norwood, Mass. / Norwood), Holmes, Nicholls and senior Allie Wuerfl (Wayland, Mass. / Wayland) swam their way to a 3:44.44 finish.


- Assumption return to action on Saturday, November 12th as the Hounds travel to Sacred Heart University for a dual meet that starts at 1 p.m.


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