Nov. 18, 2017
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Siena Swimming and Diving topped Monmouth (175-86) and Manhattan (205-56) in West Long Branch, New Jersey this afternoon. Saints recorded 11 first place finishes this afternoon.
Starting off today was the 200yd medley relay where Siena's (2-3) senior Fiona Dretzka, freshman Kylie George, junior Elizabeth Fournier, and junior Francesca Tinucci took first place with a time of 1:53.57.
Event seven would be the 100yd backstroke where senior Fiona Dretzka would take first with a time of 1:01.49.
George (1:10.32) and senior Erica Askew (1:11.03) would take second and third respectively in the finish follow in the 100 yard breaststroke.
Fournier and junior Julianna Sebastian would take first and second in the 200yd butterfly with Sebastian taking first (2:16.58) and Fournier taking second (2:17.25).
Tinucci would take third in the 50yd freestyle with a time of 25.85 followed by a first place finish in the 100yd freestyle with a time of 56.06.
Dretzka would take first in the 200yd backstroke with a time of 2:15.81. Askew would take first followed by Nanna in third in the 200 yd breaststroke with times of 2:32.29 and 2:36.08.
Saints would take the top three finishes in the 500yd freestyle. First was Rupert (5:25.65), followed by Bonvissuto (5:27.13), and Lautenslager (5:29.02) finished third for Siena.
Fournier took first for the Saints in the 100yd butterfly with a time of 1:01.76. Dretzka would take second in the 200yd IM (2:20.36).
Siena would finish with the 400yd freestyle relay for the day. Coming in first would be the team of Tinucci, Bonvissuto, Fournier, and sophomore Rachel Brown with a time of 3:44.50. Saints Katelyn Ludwicki, senior Brigid Wynne, senior Sinead Guy, and senior Alyssa Lewis would take third with a time of 3:53.57.
The Saints will have nearly two weeks off before travelling to East Meadow, New York to compete in the ECAC Championships starting on December 1, 2017 and ending on December 3, 2017.