Vixens Top Quakers

Vixens Top Quakers

SWEET BRIAR, Va. ---  Sweet Briar swam to victory over the Quakers of Guilford College on Saturday afternoon, 83-10.  Also competing, the Wasps of Emory & Henry College took a 56-23 win from the Vixens.

Sweet Briar used their depth to garner points throughout the afternoon.  The Vixens took 2nd and 3rd place in the 100m Freestyle and again 100m Backstroke.  Ronni Schoenherr ( Hudson, Wisc. / Hudson) and Rosie Purvis (Montgomery City, Mo. / Homeschooled) finished 2nd and 3rd in the 100m Free.  In the next event, junior Lauré Herzog (Alexandria, Va. / Bishop Ireton) and first-year Quinn Griswold (Alpine, N.Y. / Odessa-Montour) teamed up for their own 2/3 finish in the 100m Backstroke.

Junior Marian Huber (Newport News, Va. / Menchville) turned in her second strong performance in as many days.  Huber took first place in the 100m Breaststroke for the Vixens.  She touched the wall with a time of 1:24.01.

Head Coach Jason Gallaher shared, "The team was up for this meet.  We had some really good swims and some great races.  Most of our swimmers were right on, if not a little faster than season best times, so I'm pretty pleased with their results."

Sweet Briar is off until Wednesday when they host Bridgewater College in a meet that will begin at 6:00 p.m.

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