WASHINGTON - The Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving team opened up the 2016-17 season here Saturday with a 108-87 victory over Sweet Briar College in the Field House pool.
Freshman Julia Miller-Notestone (Medford, Ore.) led the Bison with first-place finishes in the 100-yard butterfly (1:18:41) and the 500 freestyle (5:54:32). Miller-Notestone finished second in the 200 IM (2:32:47).
Junior Jana Kiefer (Leander, Texas) finished first in the 1,000 freestyle (14:16:25) and placed second in the 100 butterfly (1:22:34) and the 500 freestyle (7:00:67). Nine different Bison set personal record(s) during the meet.
The victory gives the Bison great confidence as they begin the new season.
- Freshman Jackie Perkins (Hampton, Va.) finished first in the 200 freestyle (2:35:49)
- GU won four out of the 11 events
- Gallaudet wore special pink swim caps to show its support for Breast Cancer Awareness month
GALLAUDET PERSONAL RECORDS
|Event||Name||Old Time||New Time|
|50 backstroke||Hannah Mehner||50.17||49.09|
|50 breaststroke||Jackie Perkins||39.11||35.25|
|50 freestyle||Meagan Thorp||34.87||33.37|
|50 freestyle||Carmel Smolik||41.98||38.51|
|100 backstroke||Meagan Thorp||1:27.12||1:21.58|
|100 backstroke||Taylor Mickelson||1:33.84||1:29.34|
|100 backstroke||Hannah Mehner||1:46.17||1:43.50|
|100 breaststroke||Jackie Perkins||1:23.84||1:17.20|
|100 breaststroke||Rochelle Carty-Bauman||1:47.59||1:43.33|
|100 freestyle||Rochelle Carty-Bauman||1:29.56||1:26.34|
|100 freestyle||Carmel Smolik||1:38.52||1:35.33|
|200 freestyle||Hannah Mehner||2:42.10||2:35.49|
|200 freestyle||Paige-Cecily Ramos||2:47.03||2:39.87|
|200 IM||Julia Miller-Notestone||2:34.07||2:32.47|
|200 IM||Taylor Mickelson||3:27.67||3:13.74|
|200 IM||Katelynn Jewett||3:45.34||3:24.26|
The Bison take the week off before they host Marymount (Va.) University on Friday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in a non-conference meet.