Swimming: Pioneers dunk University Liggett in non-league dual meet

 

The Pioneer swim team swam past University Liggett on Wednesday in a non-league dual meet, cruising to a 149-33 victory.

The wins for the purple and white came quickly and early as the Pioneers went one-two in the medley relay. Quoia Sam, Edwina Jalet, Holly Pringle and Amelia Weyhing took first in 1:52.01. The foursome of Grace Stephan, Lily Cramer, Katie Capelli and Jenni Krzeczkowski took second in 1:56.55.

The Pioneers took the top three spots in the 200 freestyle with Vivian VanRenterghem first (1:57.01), Lindsay Orringer-Hau second (1:59.95) and Abby Mehraban third (2:05.67).

Cramer won the 200 IM in 2:12.23 and Jalet touched second in 2:12.46.

Pioneer won the first five spots in the 50 freestyle – now that’s sprinting to some sweet results. Weyhing was first (25.07), Krzeczkowski was second (25.91) and Pringle was third (25.94).

Alex Mercier won the diving with 235.55 points with Tierney Fraidenburg second with 214.20 and Jordan Marion third with 187.30.

The same story in the butterfly as the Pioneers flew to the top three spots with Capelli first (1:00.42), Abby Mehraban second (1:04.07) and Hanna Kharchenko third (1:08.86).

Weyhing returned to the winner’s circle in the 100 freestyle with a first-place time of 54.88. Autumn Bullinger was second in 56.57 and Sam was third in 58.85.

VanRenterghem went the distance to win the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:19.72. Pringle was second (5:40.99) and Broughton third (5:51.78).

The Pioneer foursome of Cramer, Krzeczkowski, Capelli, Weyhing took first in the 200 free relay in 1:42.13. The group of Jalet, Sam, Kharchenko and Mehraban was second in 1:46.62.

Orringer-Hau took first in the backstroke in 1:01.21 with Bullinger in second (1:04.41) and Grace Stephan third (1:08.93).
Jalet won the breaststroke in 1:07.03 and Cramer was third in 1:10.0.

Orringer-Hau, Pringle, Mehraban and VanRenterghem won the 400 free relay in 3:48.33. The foursome of Meg Brady, Kharchenko, Bullinger and Stephan took second in 4:09.34.

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