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Wesleyan Travels to Bowdoin for Dual Meet

Murphy recorded a pair of first-place finishes on Sunday (Ronald Wimer P '19)
Murphy recorded a pair of first-place finishes on Sunday (Ronald Wimer P '19)

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Wesleyan women's swimming and diving team concluded the weekend with a 178-117 loss at Bowdoin on Sunday afternoon.


  • Three individuals earned first-place finishes during the meet. Caroline Murphy won the 100-yard back (58.85) and the 100-yard free (54.99), while Mengmeng Gibbs claimed the 100-yard breast (1:09.04) and 200-yard back (2:29.41). Grace Middleton earned first-place for the Cardinals in the 50-yard free with a time of 25.35
  • The 200-yard medley relay team (Murphy, Gibbs, Middleton and Rachel Townsend) earned second-place accolades with a time of 1:51.12, while the 400-yard free relay (Murphy, Hannah O'Halloran, Middleton and Gibbs) came in second with a time of 3:37.13.
  • Runner-up finishes included Kylie Han in the 100-yard breast (1:10.21), Middleton in the 100-yard free (55.09), and O'Halloran in the 200-yard back (2:09.58)
  • Third-place finishes came from O'Halloran in the 200-yard free (2:00.63), Julia Dietz in the 100-yard back (1:01.38), Maela Whitcomb in the 200-yard butterfly (2:23.15), Sophia Antonio in the 500-yard free (5:33.00), Amanda McHugh in the 100-yard butterfly (1:03.18), and Townsend in the 200-yard IM (2:19.70)
  • Devon Cooper came in third place with 222.67 points off the 1-meter board, while earning fourth off the 3-meter with 200.25 points.


  • Wesleyan returns to action on Friday, February 1st with a home meet against Coast Guard, Connecticut College and Fairfield. The meet is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.