ALLENTOWN, PA. – The Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving team lost a North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) double-dual meet here Saturday on the campus of Cedar Crest College. The Bison (3-4) fell to Cedar Crest College, 139-59, and to Cazenovia College, 149-55.
Cazenovia College (4-7), the two-time defending NEAC champions, defeated Cedar Crest College (3-3-1) by 33 points, 119-86.
Gallaudet was led by freshman Jackie Perkins (Hampton, Va.), who finished second in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:18.00 and fourth overall in the 100 individual medley (IM) with a time of 1:17.18. Perkins swam the second leg of the 200-yard medley relay which helped the Bison finish in third place (2:23.08).
Seniors Katie Bigelow (Flushing, Mich.) and Jessica Monroe (Newnan, Ga.) each captured an individual third-place finish. Bigelow was third in the 200 freestyle (2:33.31) while Monroe touched the wall in 1:09.27 in the 100 freestyle.
The 400 freestyle relay team made up by sophomore Alyssa Hanbury (Orlando, Fla.), junior Rochelle Carty-Bauman (Brampton, Ontario), sophomore Eleven Mehner (Independence, Mo.) and Bigelow finished third with a time of 5:29.89.
- Junior Jana Kiefer (Leander, Texas) finished fifth in the 1,000 freestyle (13:57.28), 500 freestyle (6:53.28) and 100 butterfly (1:22.51)
- Junior Faye Frez-Albrecht (Canton, Conn.) placed eighth in three events but set personal best times in the; 200 freestyle (2:52.49), 100 butterfly (2:00.25) and 100 breaststroke (1:49.23)
GALLAUDET PERSONAL RECORDS
|Event||Name||Old Time||New Time|
|50 freestyle||Jessica Monroe||31.62||31.02
|100 breaststroke||Faye Frez-Albrecht
|100 butterfly||Faye Frez-Albrecht
|200 freestyle||Faye Frez-Albrecht||3:01.27||2:52.49
|1,000 freestyle||Jana Kiefer||13:57.50||13:57.28|
The Bison will travel to Aurora, N.Y., to compete in a double-dual meet against NEAC foes SUNY Cobleskill and Wells College on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m.