Wagner College Seahawks vs. Rhode Island Rams
Tootell Aquatics Center - Kingston, R.I.
Rhode Island (5-2) lost a heartbreaker to Wagner College on their Senior Day, 164-134.
Highlights From the Pool
- Freshman Caitlin Guccione and senior Bridget Whalen finished in first and second place in the 200-yard butterfly, respectively. Guccione finished with a time of 2:09.51, while Whalen finished with a 2:10.14.
- Whalen also won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 59.23 and came in second in the 200-yard individual medley with a 2:13.82.
- Sophomore Eliza Anderson won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.04. Sophomore Caitlyn Blake and senior Alexandra Brow also scored in the event.
- Senior Maria Smirnov made another clean sweep of the diving events. She won the 1-meter diving with a score of 251.70 and the 3-meter diving with a 255.22.
- Freshman Katy Evans finished in second in both diving events with a 220.95 in 1-meter diving and a 245.39 in 3-meter diving.
- Senior Lauren Folkert took second in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:57.37.
- The Rams ended the event with second and third-place finishes in the 400-yard freestyle relay. The team of Folkert, Grace Kneller, Nicole Liddy and Carly DeLiberty took the number-two spot with a 3:39.03, while the team of Maddie Horner, Eliza Anderson, Blake and Emma Grace Pecha finished third with a time of 3:44.27.
- Prior to today's meet, the senior class (consisting of Alexandra Brow, Carly DeLiberty, Lauren Folkert, Nicole Liddy, Kenna Melkonian, Maria Smirnov, Bridget Whalen and Kayla Zerva) was honored as this was their last Rhode Island home meet in their collegiate careers.
Rhody will head to Amherst, Mass. to take on the Minutewomen of Massachusetts on Tuesday, Ja. 17. The meet is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.