Women's Swimming Breaks Four School Records on Saturday

Photo by Matt O'Haren
Photo by Matt O'Haren

(Gettysburg, Pa.) – The Dickinson women's swim team had another great day at the Centennial Conference Championships. The Red Devils set a pair of records in the prelims and added two more school marks in the final session on Saturday night.

The Red Devils broke two school records in the morning session as Hannah Griffith (Lansdale, Pa./William Penn Charter) broke her own mark in the 100-breaststroke from 2018, clocking a time of 1:08.05. Katie Schmidt (Plymouth, Minn./Breck School) broke her own school record in the 100-backstroke, posting a time of 57.44. She captured silver in the final on Saturday night, going 57.98.

Senior Sammy Boswell (Linwood, N.J./Mainland Regional) joined juniors Molly Sternick (Greensburg, Pa./Hempfield) and Lauren Woznicki (Media, Pa./Penncrest) and first-year Brooke Kelly (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) set the school mark in the 200-free relay with a time of 1:39.80.

First-year Maddi Vlattas (Herndon, Va./Westfield) made her mark in the Dickinson record book, breaking the school mark in the 100-breaststroke in the finals, eclipsing Griffith's mark with a time of 1:07.84. They placed sixth and seventh in the finals, respectively.

Senior Olivia Lyman (Mount Kisco, N.Y./Horace Greeley) placed seventh in the 200-freestyle while Schmidt added silver in the 100-yard backstroke. Madison Littlepage (Aldie, Va./John Champe) was eighth and Madeline Callahan (Westtown, N.Y./Minisink) won the B-final to finish ninth overall.

The Red Devils are currently fourth in the team standings. Competition concludes with morning and evening sessions on Sunday.