Day Strikes Gold as Women's Swimming and Diving Upended at Pomona-Pitzer

Caroline Flynn and Stephanie Marcucci

Claremont, CA --- Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA) claimed a victory as the WPI women's swimming and diving team dropped a 223-61 decision to host Pomona-Pitzer at the open-air Halderman Pool Tuesday.

Day captured the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5:19.14 while also finishing second in the 200-yard butterfly (2:16.29) and helping the 200-yard medley and free relays earn third-place points. The medley relay (1:59.44) also included Julia Bushell (Windham, NH), Zoe Eggleston (Newtown, CT) and Eva Childers (Henniker, NH) while the free relay (1:47.67) featured Childers, Emily Matsco (Windham, NH) and Emily Martin (Penfield, NY).

Childers added a runner up time of 2:03.31 in the 200-yard freestyle to go along with a fourth-place 1:03.86 in the 100-yard butterfly. Martin came home second in the 50-yard freestyle (26.11) and tallied fourth-place points with a 57.54 in the 100-yard freestyle.

Stephanie Marcucci (Dingmans Ferry, PA) earned bronze in both the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke with times of 1:15.17 and 2:39.90, respectively.

Jamie Freud (Amherst, NH) turned in a pair of fourth-place performances with a 11:37.85 in the 1,000-yard freestyle and 2:24.05 in the 200 IM. Marissa Patterson (Hampton, NH) was also fourth with a 2:24.37 in the 200-yard backstroke and Bushell picked up fourth-place points in the 100-yard backstroke (1:08.14).

The Engineers return home to host Roger Williams and Bridgewater State on Saturday at 2pm.