Gophers Fall to Royals, Dominate Eagles

Gophers Fall to Royals, Dominate Eagles

Baltimore, MD – The Goucher Women's Swimming Team hosted its first home meet of the 2017-18 season on Saturday when it met Landmark Conference opponents the University of Scranton and Juniata College.  The Gophers were taken down by the Royals of Scranton University, 165-90 but were victorious over the Eagles of Juniata College by a score of 174-63.  With the split of the tri-meet format, the Gophers record remains at .500 with three wins and three losses.


Here's how it happened:

·        Taking 2nd place with the fastest 200 Medley Relay this season were Katie Shannon (Thousand Oaks, Ca.),

Kyanna Cadwallader (Gainesville, Fl.), Ila Jackson (Columbia, Md.), Alexis Liszewski (St. Louis, Mo.) in 2:00.97

·        The women's 1000 Free continues to be a strong suit for the Gophers a strong as they received a first and second place finish from co-captain Alexis Regopoulos (Fitchburg, Ma.) in a time of 11:23.04 and from Katie Shannon in a time of 11:51.70

·        Regopoulos was again the fastest swimmer in the 200 Free with a time of 2:05.27

·        Jackson was fast enough for 2nd in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 1:16.64

·        Co-Captain, Cadwallader took 2nd in the 50 Free in 26.26 followed by teammate Ila Jackson who grabbed 3rd in  a time of 26.68

·        Leszewski finished 2nd in the 200 Backstroke with a time of 2:26.54.

·        Cadwallader continued her strong performance for the day by taking 1stplace in the 200 Breaststroke with 2:43.88.

·        Liszewski paced her way to a 3rd place finish in the 500 Free in a time of 6:09.13

·        Jackson swam the 200 IM in a time of 2:28.34, good enough for a 2nd place for the Gophers

·        In the 400 Freestyle Relay, the Gophers raced to the wall  and finished in 2nd place (Cadwallader, Camilla Civiello (North Yarmouth, Me.), Maddie Chism (Erie, Co.) and Regopoulos) in a time of 4:03.73


Team Scoring:

University of Scranton 176.00-58.00 Juniata College

University of Scranton 165.00 -90.00 Goucher College

Goucher College 174.00-63.00 Juniata College