Women’s Swimming Tops Marymount in Season-Opening Victory

Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Photo Credit: Bill Wood

ARLINGTON, Va. - The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's swimming team (1-0) topped the Marymount University Saints (2-2) on Saturday (Oct. 26) afternoon in their season opener. The Seahawks defeated the Saints 101-85.

St. Mary's College - 101, Marymount - 85

How It Happened

  • St. Mary's College captured the early lead by winning the first two events. The team of Rileigh Krell, Christina Bonass, Christina Trnkus, and Brenna Litynski recorded the victory in the 200 Yard Medley Relay with a time of 1:56.94. Next, the Seahawks had the top two swimmers in the 1,000 Yard Freestyle as Paige Adelsberger won the event with a time of 11:24.87 and Elizabeth Johnson finished in second with a time of 12:04.75, respectively.

  • B. Litynski edged the competition in the 50 Yard Freestyle with a time of 26.35 for a first-place finish. The Seahawks dominated the 100 Yard Butterfly with a first-place finish from Carolyn Sutton (1:02.71), second-place finish from Trnkus (1:05.02), and third-place finish from Krell (1:05.47). Sutton followed her performance by winning the 100 Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:04.09. Lastly, the Seahawks boasted the top two performers in the 500 Yard Freestyle as Adelsberger finished first with a time of 5:42.91. Johnson trailed Adelsberger with a time of 5:59.91 for second place.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Nov. 1 vs. Randolph-Macon | 5:00 p.m. | The Aquatics Center at the MPOBARC

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