La Salle Women's Swimming & Diving Has Strong Showing To Defeat Bucknell, 164-136

 

PHILADELPHIA – Junior Elizabeth Jordan won all three of her individual events to help the women’s swimming & diving team defeat Bucknell, 164-136, on Saturday afternoon at Kirk Pool.

 

Jordan won the 200-free in 1:54.90, 50-free in 24.25 and 100-free in 52.97.

 

She also helped the 200-medley relay to a first-place finish (1:48.69), along with freshman Amina Wilson, sophomore Katie Snee and junior Jessica Simunek.

 

Simunek won the breaststroke events, taking the 100-breast in 1:07.20 and the 200-breast in 2:23.60.  The Cherry Hill, NJ native would finish second in the 200 IM (2:13.88).   Junior Olivia Armater finished third in the 100-breast (1:10.01).

 

Freshman Colleen Larkin swept the distance swims, taking first in 1000-free (10:22.20) and the 500-free (5:07.44).  Sophomore Greta Reichert turned in a pair of third-place finishes in the same events, the 1000-free in 10:37.65 and 500-free in 5:18.24.

 

Snee had a pair of third-place finishes, clocking in at 24.73 in the 50-free and 53.94 in the 100-free.

 

Wilson came in first in the 100-back (1:00.82) and also won 200-back in 2:08.35.  She would go on to place third in the 200 IM (2:14.99).  Freshman Chelsey Curran came in second in the 100-back (1:01.23).

 

In the 200-fly, freshman Lisa Woodman took second in 2:12.98, while senior Adriana Correa was third in the same event (2:13.07).  In the 100-fly, freshman Lianne McCluskey took second in 1:01.12.

 

In the 1-meter diving competition, senior Laurie McLaughlin took first with 244.88 points.  She would go on to win the 3-meter as well with 276.15 points.  

 

The Explorers won’t compete again until the Rhode Island Invitational in January. 

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