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Women's team earn first win of season in double dual meet at Hollins University

Women's team earn first win of season in double dual meet at Hollins University

ROANOKE, Va. – The Gallaudet University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled to Hollins University for their third meet of the season. The men competed against Greensboro College, while the women competed in a double dual meet against Greensboro and the host Hollins University.

The Gallaudet women (1-3) split the day with a 107-98 win against Hollins and 79-118 loss to Greensboro. Junior Alexandra Polivanchuk (Orebro, Sweden) finished second in the 50-yard freestyle (27.21) and the 100-yard freestyle (58.77). She also placed third in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 12:25.32. Fellow junior Lisa Murphy (Bothell, Wash.) placed second in the 200-yard IM (2:42) and the 100-yard backstroke (1:13). Freshman Molly Verseput (Upland, Calif.) earned second in the 200-yard freestyle clocking in at 2:19. Juniors Alyssa Gleason (Springfield, Va.) and Katie Giles (Gaithersburg, Md.) along with sophomore Paige Foreman  (Albuquerque, N.M.) and freshman Thyra Wood (Great Falls, Mont.) made up the women’s 200-yard medley team that placed second trailing Greensboro College.

The men’s team (0-3) was led by senior DJ Everton-Lovell (Norfolk, Va.) who placed first in the 200-yard IM (2:24) and 100-yard backstroke (1:03). He also placed second in the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 11:57.37. Sophomore Maurice Abenchuchan (St. Augustine, Fla.) earned first place in the 100-yard freestyle at 56.29.  Junior Abdiel Davila-Cruz (Orlando, Fla.) clocked in at 1:10 to earn second in the 100-yard backstroke.

The men’s and women’s teams host Penn St.-Altoona on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Field House.