Jeffs Drop Dual Meet to MIT, 216-105

Jeffs Drop Dual Meet to MIT, 216-105

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Amherst College women's swimming and diving team lost to MIT Saturday afternoon by a score of 216-105 in the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool.

With the Loss, Amherst moves to 3-3 on the season, while MIT improves to 7-1 on the year.

In Saturday's first session, the 200-yard freestyle relay "A" squad of Sabrina Lee '15, Emily Hyde '16, Geralyn Lam '18 and Ashleigh Stoddart '15 placed second with a time of 1:39.16.

Hyde added an individual victory in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:06.13, while Sarah Conklin '16 and Lam finished first and second respectively in the 200-yard butterfly with times of 2:08.17 and 2:09.37.

Charlotte Chudy '16 added a second place mark in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:49.87) and Lee touched the wall second in the 100-yard backstroke (1:00.70). Stoddart and Marie Maxwell '18 notched second and third place honors in the 200-yard freestyle with times of 1:57.52 and 1:58.67 respectively.

The 400-yard medley relay tandem of Stephanie Moriarty '18, Hyde, Conklin and Lee glided to a second place finish in a time of 3:58.33 to close out the first session.

In the evening session, the 200-yard medley "A" relay squad of Moriarty, Victoria Chao '18, Conklin and Stoddart placed second with a time of 1:52.31, while the "B" team of Aline Kim '15, Hannah Hummel '16, Lam and Amelia Deady '18 placed third with a time of 1:54.13. In other relay events, the 400-yard freestyle "A" relay team of Hyde, Lee, Conklin and Stoddart took second with a mark of 3:39.43.

Conklin and Lam took first and second in the 100-yard butterfly with times of 57.67 and 58.44; while Maxwell and Chudy finished third and fourth in the 500-yard freestyle with respective times of 5:13.32 and 5:21.17.

Hyde contributed a top time of 2:22.77 in the 200-yard breaststroke, while Hummel came in third in the event with a time of 2:27.17.

Other top performances on the day came from Stoddart in the 100-yard freestyle and Lam in the 200-yard individual medley. Stoddard finished third overall in her respective event with a mark of 54.74 and Lam took second with a time of 2:11.73.

Amherst returns to action on Sunday, Feb. 1 at Springfield College at 1 p.m.