Rams Win Eighth Straight, Beating Wagner 156-144

Photo Credit: Michael Scott
Photo Credit: Michael Scott

How It Happened
Rhode Island won at Wagner, 156-144, Sunday to improve to 8-0, the best start in program history.

Seniors Caitlin Guccione and Sabrina Anderson along with freshman Julia Renna each won a pair of events, and the Rams swept the top three spots in both diving events.

Guccione won both the 200-yard and 100-yard butterfly events, continuing her strong season. It was the fourth time this season she has won both events.

Anderson added victories in both the 500- and 1000-yard freestyle races, while Renna had victories in the 100-yard and 200-yard backstrokes. In addition to the individual wins, Rhody won the 200-yard medley relay with the team of Renna, Rebecca Younts, Caitlin Guccione and Camryn Kreuscher.

The trio of Alyssa Campone, Kathryn Evans and Cameron Murray dominated the two diving events. Campone won the 1-meter dive, while Evans took the 3-meter dive. Evans also was second in the 1-meter, followed by Murray. Murray and Campone were second and third, respectively, in the 3-meter dive.

Standouts From the Pool

  • Mackenna Dunn provided a second-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle, and a third-place in the 100-yard freestyle.
  • Aimee Garcia offered a third place in the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard IM and fourth in the 200-yard breastroke.

What's Next
The Rams are back at home Saturday when they host Vermont on Jan. 18. The meet begins at 12 p.m.