STEUBENVILLE – The Franciscan women's swimming and diving team narrowly missed their first win of the season as Alfred State earned a slim 117-110 victory over the Lady Barons, Friday evening.
Franciscan kicked off the meet with a bang as the 200-yard medley relay team won the first event of the night with a time of 2:01.00. Junior Elizabeth McNulty picked up the second win of the meet for Franciscan as she swam away from her competition in the 200-yard Individual medley. McNulty captured a first-place time of 2:19.00 after an impressive final leg of the event clocking in at 29.48.
After the first diving events, in which Sarah Tohill took third in the five-dive event with 117.15 points, McNulty earned her second individual win of the day. McNulty swam an impressive 1:02.00 in the 100-yard butterfly to earn Franciscan's second win.
Victoria Marshall picked up the third win of the day for the Lady Barons as she touched the wall first in the 100-yard backstroke. Marshall swam a 1:08.04 in the event to take first, a full two seconds ahead of the next swimmer.
Freshman Cristina Aramayo followed up Marshall's first-place finish with an impressive swim of her own. Aramayo took first in the 500-yard free with a time of 5:46.37.
Colleen O'Brien took second in the second round of 1-meter diving with a score of 149.70 after six dives. Tohill took third in the event with 147.17 points.
The Lady Barons get back in the pool next Saturday as they travel to Chatham for a 1pm meet.