PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Franciscan women's swimming and diving team fell to non-conference opponent Chatham, 156-100, Saturday afternoon.
Allsteadt led the entire time in the 1650-free after getting off the blocks with an impressive 34.16 first leg of the race. The junior stayed steady throughout the race and closed it out with a 38.97 final leg to win with a time of 22:14.53, 36 seconds ahead of the next swimmer.
The Lady Barons captured a second-place finish in two of the next three events to help their point total. Freshman Cristina Aramayo was second in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:11.21 before Victoria Marshall took second in the 100-yard backstroke after touching the wall at 1:09.85.
McNulty earned her first win of the afternoon with a 2:21.16 finish in the 200-yard butterfly. Emily Wieszcsek sandwiched a piar of second place finishes in the 50-yard free (27.70) and the 100-yard free (1:04.33) around Kristie Kelly's second-place finish in the 1-meter dive. Kelly earned 142.58 points in the event.
McNulty earned her second win of the day in the 13th event as she won the 100-yard fly with a time of 1:02.70 and completed her perfect 3-for-3 in individual events with the win in the 200-yard IM. McNulty touched the wall at 2:22.63 to edge out the next closest swimmer, just .17 behind her.
The Lady Barons closed out the meet with a second-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 4:18.24.
Franciscan returns to the pool next Saturday as they head to Hiram for a non-conference meet.