WASHINGTON - It was a solid victory for the Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving here Friday night as the Bison defeated Penn St.-Altoona, 110-70, in a non-conference meet in the Field House pool.
Gallaudet (4-5) took home first in six events led by sophomore Jackie Perkins (Hampton, Va.), who won two events. She began her night with a win in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 29.49 seconds. She was first in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:17.85) and finished second in the 100-yard freestyle (1:07.44) behind junior teammate Alisia Metante (Pleasanton, Calif.), who set a new personal record time of 1:04.73. Metante was second to Perkins in the 50-yard freestyle with a close time of 30.11 seconds.
GU swept two events as junior Alyssa Hanbury (Orlando, Fla.) won the 100-yard backstroke (1:24.04) as she out-touched fellow junior Jana Kiefer (Leander, Texas), who finished in 1:24.10. Sophomore Jessica Monroe (Senoia, Ga.) was first in the 1,000-yard freestyle (14:22.72) while senior Faye Frez-Albrecht (Canton, Conn.) was second with a new personal best time of 16:10.39.
Monroe was second in the 100-yard butterfly (1:22.01) followed by Kiefer in third (1:24.67). Monroe was also second in the 500-yard freestyle (6:55.40) while Metante was third (7:20.68).
- GU's 200-yard medley relay finished first with a time of 3:07.23
- The Bison 200-yard freestyle relay was second (2:36.28)
- Penn St.-Altoona (3-5) won five events
- Hanbury was third in the 200-yard freestyle (2:47.42)
- Kiefer was third in the 200-yard IM (3:00.74)
- There were no diving events
- This is the second straight year the Bison women's team has won four meets in a season
GALLAUDET PERSONAL RECORDS
|Event||Name||Old Time||New Time|
|100 freestyle||Alisia Metante||1:05.04||1:04.73|
|200 freestyle||Kelsey Prickett||3:32.32||3:13.00|
|200 IM||Rochelle Carty-Bauman||3:21.93||3:20.85|
|200 IM||Faye Frez-Albrecht||3:32.46||3:22.08|
|200 freestyle||Alyssa Castillo||4:15.27||4:11.55|
|500 freestyle||Kelsey Prickett||9:10.80||8:47.06|
|1,000 freestyle||Faye Frez-Albrecht||16:19.19||16:10.39|
Gallaudet will host Bridgewater (Va.) College (6-1) tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 13) in a non-conference meet at 1 p.m. This is Senior Day for the Bison seniors as the GU program will recognize its seniors during the meet.