SWEET BRIAR, VA.- On Saturday afternoon, the Sweet Briar College swim team hosted a double duel against Pfeiffer University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in the Prothro Natatorium. The Vixens were unable to take advantage of swimming in their home pool, as they lost both duels, 158-65 to UNC Pembroke and 131-95 to Pfeiffer.
First-year Theresa Carriveau continued the hot start to her collegiate distance swimming career as she finished second in the 800-meter free with a time of 11:38.03, shaving nearly five seconds off her previous best time of the season. The West Chicago, Ill. native also claimed four points with a second-place showing in the 200-meter breaststroke, stopping the clock at 3:21.23. To wrap up her day, she swam the 200 IM in a time of 3:09.22 to claim third place.
Senior Sarah Cahoone claimed third in both the 100 and 200-meter backstroke races. She touched in a time of 1:30.33 during the 100 back and 3:12.55 in the 200. Cahoone also finished third place in the 100-meter butterfly when she stopped the clock at 1:32.03.
Sydnie Stinnette also had a good showing, claiming third place in the 200 free and 50 free. In the 200 free, the first-year stopped the clock at 2:52.33 and then at 33.18 in the 50 free.
Next Saturday, SBC will be head to Hampden-Sydney College to swim against the women from Virginia Wesleyan University. That duel is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.