Kingston, R.I. - October 27, 2018 - The Springfield College women's swimming and diving team was downed Coast Guard and URI as they opened up the 2018-19 campaign at the University of Rhode Island on Saturday. Coast Guard bested the Pride, 156-138, while URI earned a 206-94 win over Springfield.
In her first collegiate meet, Grace Moore (Glastonbury, Conn.) won the 100 back in 1:00.75, took second in the 200 back with a 2:11.78, and was the runner up in the 200 fly with a 1:01.09.
Sierra Skaza (Belchertown, Mass.) won the three-meter diving competition with a 242.45, and placed second on the one-meter with a 229.20. Bailee Carey's (Quincy, Mass.) finished third on both boards, registering a 220.55 on the one-meter and a 219.45 on the three-meter.
Olivia Paione (Auburn, Maine) was victorious in the 200 IM as she put together a 2:14.61 and touched in 1:59.50 in the 200 free, while in the 200 fly, Madisen Crowley (Manchester, Conn.) posted a 2:16.36.
Amelia McKenzie (Charlton, Mass.) placed third in the 100 breast 1:11.92 and would take fourth in the 200 breast after tallying a 2:35.22. Additionally, Brianna Magee (Happauge, N.Y.) registered a 25.81 in the 50 free and Springfield concluded the meet with the 200 free relay as Haley Cordery (Berkley, Mass.), McKenzie, Monique Forte (Providence, R.I.), and Magee combined for a 1:43.91.
This upcoming Tuesday, Springfield will travel to compete against Smith for a 7 pm dual.