Red Devil Women Set School Mark in 800 Free Relay
(Lancaster, Pa.) – Dickinson junior Carson Gannon (Morristown, N.J./Morristown Beard) led the Red Devils to All-Conference honors and a school record in the 800 free relay on Saturday night. The Red Devils clocked a time of 7:47.71 to place second, eclipsing the previous conference championship meet record as well. Ursinus won the event with a record time of 7:47.09.
First-year Caitlin Klockner (Acton, Mass./Acton-Boxborough Regional) anchored the 800 free relay and placed third in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:55.28. Gannon touched the wall sixth in the 200 free, while sophomore Alex Melchiorre (Voorhees, N.J./Bishop Eustace Prep) placed in the top 10 as well, and swam the third leg of the 800 relay.
Sophomore Caroline Brennan (Madison, N.J./Madison) earned All-CC honors with the 800 relay, and added a pair of top 10 finishes on Saturday. She placed fifth with the 200 medley relay and came in seventh in the 200 free.
First-year Clara Russell (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) was part of the 200 medley relay and finished eighth in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:10.93.
Sophomore Nora Snee (Falls Church, Va./JEB Stuart) and first-year Maria Telincho (Pittston, Pa./Scranton Prep) rounded out the 200 medley relay and senior Maky Sullivan (South Hadley, Mass./Holyoke Catholic) touched the wall fifth in the 100 backstroke (1:01.35).
The Red Devils are currently fourth in the team standings after the second day of competition. The championships conclude on Sunday night at Franklin & Marshall.
Women's Team Scoring (Day Two)
1 Ursinus College (425)
2 Gettysburg College (413)
3 Franklin & Marshall (376.5)
4 Dickinson College (341)
5 Swarthmore College (329)
6 McDaniel College (238)
7 Washington College (164)
8 Bryn Mawr College (145.5)