Sophomores Lead W&J Past Chatham In Pittsburgh 102-88
PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College won 12 of 13 events and earned a 102-88 Presidents' Athletic conference women's swimming and diving victory over Chatham University on Wednesday evening at the CU Natatorium.
The Presidents (2-0, 1-0 PAC) were led by sophomore Charlotte Lima (Brooklyn, N.Y./Choate Rosemary Hall), who was a part of three victories. Lima swam to a win in the 100 backstroke (1:03.04), while also swimming legs on the victorious 200 freestyle (1:50.76) and 200 medley (1:59.14) relays.
Sophomores Jessica Sweitzer (Laurel, Md./Seton Keough) and Jennifer Suder (Cranberry Twp., Pa./Seneca Valley) both notched a pair of triumphs. Sweitzer touched first in the 50 (25.49) and 500 (5:25.53) freestyle events, while Suder swept both diving events with 238.65 points at one-meter and 229.45 in the three-meter board. Another sophomore, Sara Boldt (Kentwood, Mich./East Kentwood) was the winner in the 200 freestyle (2:04.09).
Junior Bella Diaz (Walnut Creek, Calif./Las Lomas) recorded a first-place touch in the 1000 freestyle (11:32.74), while senior Jami Andrews (Greensburg, Pa./Hempfield) placed first in the 100 breaststroke (1:12.86).
W&J is back in action at home on Saturday when hosting Division II West Virginia Wesleyan at 1:00 pm.