News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

SALISBURY, Md. –The St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s swimming team (4-4, 2-2 CAC) won a big Capital Athletic Conference meet Saturday (Jan. 26) afternoon as they took down the Sea Gulls of Salisbury University (3-8, 0-4 CAC) with a score of 121-82.

St. Mary’s – 121, Salisbury- 82

How It Happened

Brenna Litynski,Hailley Baughman,Carolyn Sutton, andLeila McCloskeystarted the day out by swimming a 4:48.37 in the 400-meter medley relay which was good enough for a first place finish.

Elizabeth Johnsontook first in the 800-meter medley relay with a time of 10:49.22.Johnsonwould also contribute in the 400-meter freestyle by taking second with a time of 5:18.60.

Holly Smithclaimed a second place finish in the 200-meter freestyle by swimming a 2:27.74.

Litysnkicontinued her strong season with another first place finish in the 50 meter-freestyle with a time of 28.09.

Suttontook second in the 50-meter freestyle with a time of 29.00.

– First yearBailey Edgrenclaimed first overall in the 400-meter IM as she came in with a time of 5:43.24.Edgrenalso had a strong showing in the 200-meter breaststroke by taking second overall with a time of 2:57.02.

Becca Sonnenbergnotched another first place finish in the 200 SC meter butterfly for the season as she swam a 2:49.24.

McCloskeyswam a 2:36.44 in the 200-meter backstroke, which was good enough for a first place finish.

Baughmantook first overall in the 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2:55.31.

Samantha Schoenecker,Sutton,SmithandLitynskiwould conclude the day with a first place finish in the 800-meter freestyle relay with a time of 9:39.29.

Up Next for the Seahawks

Feb. 2 – The Seahawks will host the Generals of Washington and Lee in the Michael P. O’Brien Aquatics center with a 1:00 P.M. start.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...