Fournier & Dretzka Help Propel Swim Back To Seventh

Feb. 16, 2018

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Siena Swimming jumped back up to seventh place after the third day of the MAAC Swimming & Diving Championships. Elizabeth Fournier and Fiona Dretzka qualified for the main finals in their respective events.

Fournier, who took 8th in the prelims of the 100 fly, took seventh in the finals with a personal best time of 58.36. Fournier also qualified for the consolation finals in the 200 free and finished 14th overall with a time of 1:58.81. Her qualifying time was 1:58.40.

Dretzka qualified for the 100 back main finals with her season-best 58.71 time. She took eighth in the finals with a 59.55 finish.

Erica Askew and Larissa Nanna both qualified for the consolation finals in the 100 breast. Askew finished in a season-best 1:06.86, good for 10th place. Nanna who set a season-best time of 1:08.63 to qualify for the finals, finished in 16th place with a time of 1:09.35.

Carrie Bonvissuto and Sydney Lautenslager took on the 400 IM in the third day of the MAAC Swimming Championship. Bonvissuto finished in 4:49.65, just off her season-best time, while Lautenslager finished in 4:50.62.

Julianna Sebastian finished the 100 butterfly prelims in 1:00.41, which was just off her personal best. Natalie Valachovic set a new collegiate best with her 1:02.35 finish, while Alyssa Lewis came in at a season-best 1:04.31.

Rachel Brown was just a hair off the consolation finals in the 200 free with her 1:58.40 time. Katelyn Ludwicki set a season-best time of 1:58.78, while Francesca Tinucci finished the race in 1:59.48.

In the 100 breast, Kylie George finished in 1:08.96. Shannon Leary set a season-best time of 1:10.54, while Maggie Davenport touched the wall at 1:12.04.

Seniors Sinead Guy and Brigid Wynne finish the 100 back with season-best performances of 1:01.76 and 1:02.60, respectively. Fournier, Dretzka, Askew and Brown took on a season-best time in the 400 medley relay. They eclipsed the four-minute mark with a 3:58.28 time, which was good for sixth place.

The Saints will jump back in the pool on Saturday for the final day of the MAAC Championship, with the day starting at 10 a.m. with the 200 back.