NORTHFIELD, Minn. – The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team hosted the University of St. Thomas in a dual meet on Friday night. After a special pre-racing presentation of the Margate Memorial Trophy to the Tommies, the Knights won six events but came out on the short end of a 197-103 score.
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Milana Socha (Sr./Chesterton, Ind./Chesterton) completed the freestyle triple as she was first to the wall in the 50-, 100-, and 200-yard freestyle. Socha posted times of 24.92, 54.58, and 2:00.43, respectively.
Maria Wetzel (Fy./Salem, Ore./West Salem) also won three events. She took top honors in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:01.97, nearly a three-second margin of victory. She extended that advantage to eight-and-a-half seconds in winning the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:09.85. Wetzel added a victory in the 200-yard IM, posting a time of 2:15.52.
Lydia Henderson (So./Castro Valley, Calif./Castro Valley) finished second on the 3-meter board and third in the 1-meter diving competition with 165.05 and 165.20 points, respectively.
Carleton had four other runner-up results. Masha Toulokhonova (Fy./Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto) recorded a second-place result in the 1000-yard freestyle, reaching the wall at 11:25.38. Samantha Sharpe (Sr./San Rafael, Calif./San Rafael) notched a time of 2:22.68 in the 200-yard butterfly, and Halie Langanki (So./Lino Lakes, Minn./Mounds View) finished second in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:37.58. The Knights 200-yard freestyle relay capped the evening with a time of 1:44.67.
Next up for the Knights is the eighth annual Ted Mullin “Hour of Power” for Sarcoma Research on Tuesday, Nov. 12. More information about that special event can be found at http://go.carleton.edu/HourOfPower