Williamstown, Mass. - November 10, 2018 - Competing against another nationally-ranked opponent, the Springfield College women's swimming and diving team fell to host Williams, 180-101, on Friday night.
Williams was ranked fourth in the most recent College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Top 25 Poll.
Sierra Skaza (Belchertown, Mass.) captured first-place points on the one-meter board with a national mark of 272.10 and later won the three-meter with a 274.58, another national-qualifying score, to highlight Springfield's efforts on the night.
In the 200 medley relay to begin the meet, Grace Moore (Glastonbury, Conn.), Amelia McKenzie (Charlton, Mass.), Brianna Magee (Hauppauge, N.Y.), and Haley Cordery (Berkley, Mass.) combined to swim a 1:56.30 to finish in third.
Bri Boulerice (New Ipswich, Mass.) turned in a 2:07.14 in the 200 free and was also third in the 200 back after finishing in 2:27.27.
Cordery posted a 1:05.25 in the 100 back, and McKenzie was third in the 100 breast with a 1:12.40. Hannah Savoie (Milford, Conn.) registered a 2:19.41 in the 200 fly, while Olivia Paione (Auburn, Maine) clocked in at 25.83 in the 50 free, was the runner-up in the 200 breast in 2:27.53, and had Springfield's best showing in the 200 IM with a 2:13.73.
Julia Rigatti (High Bridge, N.J.) had Springfield's fastest time in the 500 free in 5:45.08, Lauren Longley (Westfield, Mass.) completed the 100 fly in 1:04.05, and Moore touched in at 56.32 in the 100 free.
In the final race of the night, Izzy Ripp (Selden, N.Y.), Magee, McKenzie, and Cordery produced a 3:51.75 in the 400 free relay.
Springfield will compete again on Saturday when it serves as host to Keene State and Wheaton at 1 pm.