Women's Swimming & Diving

Women's Swimming And Diving Swim Past Rival John Carroll

ALLIANCE, Ohio—Mount Union's Women's Swimming and Diving Team defeated Ohio Athletic Conference rival John Carroll Friday night (Nov.9) in Hammond Natatorium. 

With the win, Mount Union improves its record to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the OAC, while John Carroll falls to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference. 

Freshman Lauren Lammlein (Uniontown/Hoover) placed first in the two longest individual events of the evening: the 1,000 freestyle (11:27.20), and the 500 freestyle (5:34.55).

Junior Courtney Gabel (Freemont/Freemont Ross) placed first in three events: the 50 freestyle (24.69), the 100 butterfly (1:01.65), and swam the first leg of the 200 freestyle relay (1:42.08) which included teammates: freshmen Rose Aldo (Mansfield, Mass./Mansfield), Kaitlyn Goldsmith (Galloway/Hilliard Bradley), and junior Shelbey Mitchell (Stow/Stow-Munroe Falls). 

Mitchell swam to a first place finish in the 100 backstroke (1:02.19).

Freshman diver Sara Fountain (North Ridgeville/Fairview) dove to a first place finish in the one meter diving competition with a score of 162.00. 

The Purple Raiders next meet will be next Friday (Nov.16) when they travel to Latrobe, Pa  to face St. Vincent.