Saturday, January 20, 2018

Keating, Williams Place Second in Wilkes Women's Swimming's Loss to Messiah


GRANTHAM, Pa. – The Wilkes University women's swimming team competed in a Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) meet at Messiah College Saturday afternoon falling by a score of 114-46. Abby Keating placed second in two events while Morgan Williams took the runner-up position in one race.

Full Results

Keating placed second in the 100 Butterfly with a time of 1:05.24 and also finished the 100 Breastroke in 1:15.51 to come in with the second fastest time.

Williams was less than one second off the winning time in the 500 Freestyle to finish second in 5:47.23. She also placed third in the 200 Freestyle with a time of 2:11.57.

In the 50 Freestyle Allie Aspey placed third with a time of 27.78.

The Lady Colonels finished third in the two relay events. The team of Keating, Kyleigh Smeltzer, Aspey, and Williams finished the 400 Medley Relay in 4:36.20. In the 200 Freestyle Relay it was the team of Julia Rostron, Brianna Sailor, Cassie Merrill, and Smeltzer that finished in 2:03.34.

Wilkes fell to 0-10 overall on the season and are now 0-7 against Middle Atlantic Conference competition.

The Lady Colonels return to the pool for a home double-dual meet next Saturday, January 27 when they host SUNY Delhi and SUNY Cobleskill at 1:00 p.m. inside the Wyoming Valley CYC.

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