SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. - Despite a number of outstanding performances, the Mount Holyoke College swimming & diving team could not overcome Wellesley College, falling to the Blue by a 183-110 margin on Saturday. The Blue move to 4-1 in dual meet action, while the Lyons are now 5-4 overall. The meet also saw the recognition of MHC's six seniors, who were honored pre-meet.
Leading the way for Mount Holyoke was sophomore Cathleen Pruden, who won three individual events. She opened with a school record performance in the 200-freestyle, posting a mark of 1:56.95. Pruden then claimed victory in the 500-free with a time of 5:13.20. She rounded out the individual events with a win in the 200-Individual Medley (2:14.31).
Williams also had an outstanding effort in her final career home meet, touching the wall first in the 50-free with a mark of 25.97. She then helped the 200-free relay team to second in a time of 1:44.88. Other members of the relay included junior Rachel Boynton and first years Emily Craig and Katie Tyler.
Tyler also placed second in the 50-free with a time of 26.05 and was third in the 100-free with a time of 57.34. Additionally, Craig finished second in the 100-free with a mark of 57.26.
Mount Holyoke returns to action on February 8 when it travels to Smith for a 1pm meet. Wellesley is back in the pool next Saturday in a tri-meet at Connecticut College.
Photo above courtesy of MHC Sports Information.