Jeffs Lose to Williams, 216-72

Jeffs Lose to Williams, 216-72

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. – Emily Hyde '16 won two events to lead the Amherst College women's swimming & diving team Saturday, but the Jeffs lost to Williams, 216-72.

The Jeffs opened the 2014-15 campaign with three straight wins, but have lost their last two to fall to 3-2 on the year. With the win, the Ephs improved to 3-0 to remain perfect thus far.

Hyde was the only swimmer for the Purple & White to claim an event. The junior took the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:06.98. She also took home first-place in the 200 breast with a mark of 2:42.62. Hyde claimed third in the 200 individual medley (2:10.44) as well, and was a member of the 200 medley relay team that finished second in 1:49.24. The squad consisted of Stephanie Moriarty '18, Sarah Conklin '16 and Sabrina Lee '15.

Individually, Conklin placed second in the 100 and 200 butterfly, and also finished second as a member of the 400 free relay. In the 100 fly, she touched the wall with a time of 57.17 and claimed second in the 200 with a mark of 2:08.33. The 400 free relay team finished in 3:38.55.

Lee was also a member of the 400 free relay squad and took home third in the 100 free with a time of 55.39.

Other top performances on the day featured a second-place finish by Charlotte Chudy '16 in the 1,000 free (10:55.84), a third-place showing by Stephanie Ternullo '15 in the 200 free (1:58.42) and a third-place finish by Geralyn Lam '18 in the 200 fly (2:08.76).

The Jeffs return to the pool Saturday, Jan. 31 and will head to MIT for an 11 a.m. dual-meet.