Ship U: Women’s Swimming dominates on Senior Day

Women's Swimming

At the final home dual meet of the regular season, the women’s swimming team secured a 113-87 win against Edinboro at the Donald N. Miller Pool. The women’s swimming team won five events and secured six conference qualifying performances. Before the competition, Shippensburg University honored eight of it’s seniors. Of them included Breiner, Rebecca Entner, Bri Joll, Shannan Maher, Nakano, Eva Tice, Camryn Vila and Wiley.

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Match recap

Shippensburg got a big win late in the meet from senior Natalie Wiley in the 100-yard breaststroke before the 200-yard freestyle relay quartet of freshman Lauren Croll, sophomore Sammy Taylor, freshman Allie Keeling and senior Madison Breiner claimed victory with a time of 1:42.62.
Keeling made an impressive debut by posting conference qualifiers in both the 500-yard freestyle and the 1,650-yard freestyle – winning both events. Her time in the 500-yard freestyle was 5:19.80 and her time in the mile was 18:04.66.
Breiner was also an event winner on the day, claiming the 200-yard freestyle with a conference cut of 2:01.42. She also took second place in the 100-yard freestyle with a conference cut of 55.79 seconds. Croll took second in the 50-yard freestyle with a conference cut of 25.09 seconds, and senior Tomomi Nakano took second in the 100-yard backstroke with a PSAC cut of 1:02.29.
In the exhibition heat of the 100-yard breaststroke, sophomore Alyssa Tomb led the Raiders with a time of 1:13.31 and freshman Emily Newton swam 1:13.67.
Shippensburg will have one more competition before the conference championships in mid-February. The Raiders will travel to Navy on Saturday, Jan. 29.

Women’s swimming results

200 Medley Relay

2. Marissa Bittner, Lauren Croll, Tomomi Nakano, Gracie Wetzel 1:53.30

3. Bri Joll, Natalie Wiley, Rachel Johnston, Shannan Maher 1:57.81

Lexington Wagner, Eva Tice, Camryn Vila, Brenna White 2:04.54

1650 Free

1. Allie Keeling 18:04.66 (PSAC)

3. Gwen Elsey 19:43.59

Rebecca Entner 21:32.75

200 Free

1. Madison Breiner 2:01.42 (PSAC)

2. Marissa Bittner 2:02.47

Marina Cote 2:06.16

50 Free

2. Lauren Croll 25.09 (PSAC)

Sammy Taylor 26.47

Shannan Maher 26.89

200 IM

2. Michaela Hersh 2:18.69

3. Alyssa Tomb 2:19.16

Rachel Johnston 2:23.52

100 Fly

3. Bri Joll 1:05.19

Kallie Lyle 1:05.77

Maddi Dzurko 1:09.39

100 Free

2. Madison Breiner 55.79 (PSAC)

Gracie Wetzel 57.57

Jordyn Kendig 1:02.10

100 Back

2. Tomomi Nakano 1:02.29 (PSAC)

3. Marissa Bittner 1:02.73

Sammy Taylor 1:03.38

500 Free

1. Allie Keeling 5:19.80 (PSAC)

3. Marina Cote 5:39.70

100 Breast

1. Natalie Wiley 1:13.52

2. Lexington Wagner 1:13.90

3. Eva Tice 1:14.27

Exh. Alyssa Tomb 1:13.31

Exh. Emily Newton 1:13.67

Exh. Gracie Wetzel 1:14.74

Exh. Brenna White 1:16.00

Exh. Rachel Johnston 1:16.97

Exh. Camryn Vila 1:17.49

200 Free Relay

1. Lauren Croll, Sammy Taylor, Allie Keeling, Madison Breiner 1:42.62

3. Shannan Maher, Tomomi Nakano, Kallie Lyle, Michaela Hersh 1:47.51

Jordyn Kendig, Gwen Elsey, Maddi Dzurko, Rebecca Entner 1:54.70