Two Rookies Win Races At Bowdoin For Trinity Women's Swimming And Diving

Two Rookies Win Races At Bowdoin For Trinity Women's Swimming And Diving

Brunswick, Maine - First-years Olivia Fournier (Southington, Conn.) and Zory Matlasheski (Anoka, Minn.) won individual races, as the visiting Trinity College Bantams opened a two-day swing through Maine with a 215-85 loss to the Bowdoin College Polar Bears in women's swimming and diving action this afternoon at Greason Pool.  Fournier won the 50-yard freestyle by .16 seconds with a time of 25.60, and Matlashewski touched first in the 400-yard IM with a time of 4:40.66.  Trinity drops to 3-4 and will close the dual-meet season at Colby tomorrow at noon.

Fournier was also second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 55.63, while fellow rookie Serena Ly (West Newton, Mass.) placed second in both the 50- (32.32) and the 100-yard breaststroke (1:11.41) races.  Bantam junior Audrey Ettinger (New Canaan, Conn.) added a runner-up swim in the 100-yard IM at 1:04.46, and first-year Emily Murphy (Gansevoort, N.Y.) came in second place in the 100-yard back with a time of 1:06.01.  Sophomore Lia Urban-Spillane (Rochester, N.Y.) highlighted the Trinity diving with third-place scores off both boards.  In relays, Trinity's foursome of sophomore Grace Gorman (Sudbury, Mass.), Fournier, Murphy, and rookie Ruby Schiller (Cambridge, Mass.) were the top group with a second-place time of 1:42.09 in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time 1:42.09.