RC Swimming Teams Each Top Bridgewater

RC Swimming Teams Each Top Bridgewater

The Basics

Meet: Roanoke vs Bridgewater
Score: Women 142, Bridgewater 63| Men 137, Bridgewater 25
Location: Bridgewater, Va.

The Lead: The Roanoke College men's and women's swimming teams each earned ODAC wins over Bridgewater on Friday. The women won 142-63, while the men topped the Eagles 137-25.

Women's Highlights:

  • The team of Reilly Bird, Elizabeth Roberts, Sarah Virginia Scott and Sydney Sellers gave RC the early lead with a win in the 200 medley, winning in a time of 2:08.58.
  • Grace Fountain won the 200 meter freestyle with a time of 2:14.98, while Roberts won the 50 freestyle in 28.73.
  • Maria Vinson would take the 400 IM in a time of 5:20.92 then go on to win the 100 freestyle in a time of 1:03.12.
  • Fountain would also win the 400 freestyle, touching the wall first in a time of 4:48.20 and Scott would take the 100 breast stroke in a time of 1:19.17.

Men's Highlights

  • The men opened the meet with a win in the 200 medley relay as Ian Densley, Parker Deviller, Ethan Gordon and Conner Kinkema won in a time of 1:58.34.
  • Brian Grimmett took the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.51, while Kinkema won the 400 IM, clocking in at 5:02.55.
  • Kinkema would also win the 100 freestyle with a time of 58.32.

Up Next: 

Roanoke is right back in action on Saturday at Washington and Lee at 1:00 p.m.