ASHLAND, Va. – At the conclusion of day one of the Yellow Jacket Invitational, hosted by Randolph-Macon College, Franklin & Marshall sits in second place. The Diplomats earned 172 points over the first session, trailing leaders Washington & Lee with 267.
In the 200-yard IM, Melissa Mullin claimed 17 points for F&M by taking second place with a time a 2:11.70. The Diplomats showed their depth as Kellen McDonald took fourth in 2:13.40, Anna Hess earned eighth in 2:14.94, and Michelle Wall finished 12th with a time of 2:17.94.
Mullin, McDonald, and Hess were part of another second-place effort in the 400-yard medley relay, joining Jillian Albus to take silver with a time of 4:00.83.
Albus put together a strong individual performance in the 50-freestyle, taking third overall in 24.94.
The Diplomats return to action at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow for day two of the Yellow Jacket Invitational. The final session of the invitational is set to begin at 5:00 p.m.