The University of Mary Washington women's swimming team made its home debut on Friday night, defeating Marymount University and Southern Virginia University at Goolrick Natatorium. UMW topped the Saints, 221-39, and the Knights, 218-43, and moves to 2-1 on the season.
The Eagles opened with the top four times in the 200 medley relay, with Kinsey Brooks, Thalia Costanza, Margaret Jones, and Sydney Hall taking first at 1:50.52. Ashley Dyer finished first in the 1000 yard freestyle at 10:59.39, as UMW finished 1-2-3, and freshman Delaney Humphrey won the 200 yard freestyle at 2:01.78, as UMW went 1-2-3-4.
Freshman Phoebe Root won the 100 yard backstroke at 1:01.76, just ahead of teammate Sarah Yowell, and Costanza won the 100 breaststroke at 1:08.28, just ahead of teammate Sally Burkley. Brooks won the 200 yard fly at 2:12.17, as UMW went 1-2-3-4, and Hall won the 50 free at 24.97, with UMW finishing 1-2-3. Costanza won the 100 free at 54.79, with Hall and Root taking 2-3.
Yowell won the 200 backstroke at 2:15.19, with Humphrey and Rose McMullen following in second and third, and Dyer won the 200 breast at 2:31.40, with UMW finishing 1-2-3. Jones won the 500 free at 5:31.68, and Brooks won the 100 fly at 58.17. Humphrey won the 200 IM at 2:17.79, and the 400 free relay of Brooks, Anna Watson, Hall, and Costanza finished first at 3:43.85.
The Eagles will host the alumni on Saturday at 9 a.m. in an exhibition.