Women's Swimming Splits with Mary Washington & York

Women's Swimming Splits with Mary Washington & York

LANCASTER, Pa. – The Franklin & Marshall women's swimming team picked up its third win of the season by defeating York (Pa.) on Friday night by a 189-69 score inside the Kunkel Aquatic Center. The Diplomats came up just a couple points short of a sweep with a 138-124 final score against Mary Washington. Franklin & Marshall won seven of the 14 events that were contested in the meet on the women's side.

Sophie Moyer and Julie McFadden both won two individual events and were part of the winning 400 Freestyle Relay to pace the Diplomats. McFadden earned her wins in the 50 Freestyle (25.04) and 100 Freestyle (54.14). McFadden's time in the 100 Free ranks in the top 50 in all of Division III so far this season.

Moyer's individual victories came in the 100 Breaststroke (1:06.06) and 100 Butterfly (59.20) events. McFadden and Moyer were joined by Catherine Crampton and Olivia Lockey on the winning 400 Free Relay. Crampton finished with two wins overall as she also took the 100 Backstroke (1:02.12) event and added second and third place finishes in the 200 Free and 200 Back. Lockey added third place showings in the 50 Free and 100 Free events throughout the night.

Kathy Peitz-Diaz was another individual winner for the Diplomats, taking first in the 200 Backstroke (2:14.02). The Diplomats showcased a number of talented swimmers in key events with Georgia May and Sophie Bergstrom taking second and third in the 500 Free. Franklin & Marshall finally closed the night with the top two relays in the 400 Free.

The Diplomats will return to action next Saturday when the team heads out on the road for the first time all season with a trip to Dickinson on Saturday, November 12. That meet will get underway at 1 p.m.

Franklin & Marshall event winners

Catherine Crampton

  • 100 Backstroke (1:02.12)

Julie McFadden

  • 50 Freestyle (25.04)
  • 100 Freestyle (54.14)

Sophie Moyer

  • 100 Breaststroke (1:07.06)
  • 100 Butterfly (59.20)

Kathy Peitz-Diaz

  • 200 Backstroke (2:14.02)

400 Freestyle Relay