St. Mary's Women's Swimming Dominates at Frostburg State
Frostburg, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's swim team wrapped up the regular season with a two-meet win streak as the Seahawks (10-3, 4-1 CAC) posted a 168-30 over Capital Athletic Conference newcomer, Frostburg State University, Saturday afternoon. St. Mary's won all but one event while sweeping eight of those 10 events.
Sophomore Kelly Heyde (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) was the only multiple winner for the Seahawks as Heyde captured the 800 freestyle (10:04.90) as well as the 100 backstroke (1:14.31). She then helped St. Mary's to a tie for second place in the 200 freestyle relay.
Senior captain Sofia Sokolove (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase) picked up a first-place finish in the 100 freestyle (1:05.87) while being part of two second-place relay teams.
Senior Rosa Trembour (Takoma Park, Md./Albert Einstein) notched a gold medal in the 100 breaststroke (1:19.38) while swimming on two second-place relay squads.
Junior Katie Serfling (Frederick, Md./Urbana) touched the wall first in the 100 butterfly (1:11.13) while swimming the third leg of the first-place 200 medley relay.
Sophomore Daisy Smith (Baltimore, Md./Notre Dame Prep) was a winner for the Seahawks in the 400 freestyle (5:10.94) while fellow classmate Emma Sullivan (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) came in first in the 200 freestyle (2:24.01). Smith and Sullivan were both part of the third-place 200 medley relay team.
First-year Erin O'Connor (Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill) tallied St. Mary's eighth individual victory by claiming a gold medal in the 200 individual medley (2:42.01).
St. Mary's now sets its sights on the 2011 Capital Athletic Conference Men's & Women's Swimming Championships which the Seahawks will host on February 18-20 at the Michael P. O'Brien Athletics & Recreation Aquatics Center. Tickets are $15 for a weekend pass, $8 for a day pass (same-day morning & evening sessions), and $5 for a single session.