Women Finish Third at F&M Invitational

Women Finish Third at F&M Invitational


LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's swimming team finished in third out of 11 teams with 977.5 points in their annual three-day invitational. Washington & Lee took the top spot with 1,697.5 points and Mary Washington had 1,489 points to finish second.

Top Finishes (Individual)

Tara Kupsky

            200-yard Butterfly – Second – 2:09.47

Julie McFadden

            100-yard Freestyle – Third – 52.97

Sarah Gartner

            1,650-yard Freestyle - 10th – 18:52.87

Jenna Lu

            200-yard Breaststroke – 10th – 2:32.66

Janashree Jonnalagadda

            200-yard Backstroke – 15th – 2:14.21

Leah Williamson

            100-yard IM – 19th – 1:07.48

Top Finishes (Relay)

            400-yard Freestyle Relay (Pavlov, McFadden, Lockey, Kupsky) – Fourth – 3:36.75

Additional Notes

Katherine Hirsch (54.44) and Julia Pavlov (54.61) finished 10th and 12th, respectively, in the 100-yard freestyle to give F&M two top-10 finishes and three top-15 finishes.

Williamson (2:12.40) took sixth and Amelia Bothwell (2:12.97) took seventh in the 200-yard butterfly. The Diplomats finished with three swimmers in the top-10 in the event.

F&M had a second top-10 finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay. Bothwell, Niyette Johnson, Williamson, and Erin Fago finished ninth in the relay with a time of 3:42.16.

Up Next

The Diplomats do not return to competition until Jan. 12 when F&M travels to Susquehanna for a 2:00 p.m. meet.