RC Opens Season at ODAC Relays

RC Opens Season at ODAC Relays

The Basics

Race: ODAC Relays
Location: Washington and Lee University

The Lead: The Roanoke College men's and women's swimming teams opened up the 2018-19 season by taking part in the ODAC Relays at Washington and Lee. The men's team finished second out of the 10 teams, while the women placed third among the 12 ODAC squads.

Women's Highlights

  • In the 3x50 yard butterfly, the team of Reilly Bird, Hannah Petty and Elizabeth Roberts took second-place with a time of 1:23.30.
  • Bird, Hadley Baker and Izzy Mack posted a 1:25.98 to finish third in the 3x50 backstroke.
  • Bird, Roberts, Petty and Maria Vinson placed second in the 400 yard free style with a time of 3:48.54.
  • The team of Vinson, Sydney Sellers, Anna Engel and Grace Fountain touched the wall at 4:51.84 to win the 500 yard relay.
  • Bird, Engel, Sellars and Petty scored a third-place finish in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:45.32.
  • Vinson, Petty and Mack were third with a time of 3:20.10 in the 3x100 yard freestyle, while Ava Burnsed, Engel, Beth Larkin and Elizabeth Roberts were second in the 8x25 relay with a time of 1:40.66.

Men's Highlights

Up Next: Both teams will travel to Greensboro on Oct. 20 for an ODAC dual meet.