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UMW Women's Swimmers Take First at Gettysburg Invite by Four Points

UMW Women's Swimmers Take First at Gettysburg Invite by Four Points

The University of Mary Washington women's swimming team edged host Gettysburg College by four points, 1015-1011, in the team standings at the Gettysburg Invitational, which came to a close on Saturday night.

On Saturday, the Eagles finioshed 2-3-4 in the 400 yard individual medley, with freshman Grace Nicolai finished second at 4:37.13, followed by Callie Dunham in third and Claudia Keller in fourth. Carley Vaughn won the 100 yard butterfly at 57.91, junior Julia Geskey won the 200 yard freestyle at 1:56.38, and Mary Zagrobelny took second in the 100 breaststroke at 1:06.82.

The 800 free relay of Geskey, Keller, Michaela Miller, and Macey Lynch took second at 7:59.43, and Grace Gartman, Dunham, Megan Carney and Nicolai took third at 8:07.90. The 200 free relay took second, as Kait Luncher, Geskey, Sydney Hall and Vaughn finished at 1:39.45.

Lynch took second in the 500 freestyle at 5:11.86, and the agles finished 1-2-3 in the 200 IM, as Zagrobelny won at 2:11.42, Vaughn took second at 2:11.93, and Nicolai finished third at 2:12.38. The 400 medley relay of Vaughn, Zagrobelny, Erin Whitesell, and Geskey won to clinch the team win with a time of 3:57.67.

The Eagles will return to action on January 12 when they host Salisbury University at 1:00 p.m.