Multiple Winners Lead Women’s Swimming past Catholic

Katie Willis won four events for Susquehanna in the win over Catholic
Katie Willis won four events for Susquehanna in the win over Catholic

Five different swimmers posted multiple wins to lead the Susquehanna University Women's Swimming and Diving team past Catholic Saturday afternoon with a final team score of 175-102 in the final regular season meet of the year at Washington, DC.

Katie Willis led Susquehanna with four first place finishes while Erin McElwee, Ashlee Weingarten and Joann Butkus posted three wins each. Caitlin Kelly was a double winner for the River Hawks.

The team of McElwee, Butkus, Weingarten and Willis started the meet with a win in the 200-yar Medley Relay. Willis added a pair of wins in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle events and then capped the meet by teaming with Weingarten, Jessica Jozefiak and Butkus to finish first in the 200 Free Relay.

McElwee added individual wins in the 100 and 200-yard backstroke races, Weingarten added a win in the 100-yard butterfly and Butkus took first in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Kelly was the top finisher in the 200 and 500-yard freestyle races for Susquehanna while Hannah Finton won the 1000 free, Megan Duck won the 200 breast and Isabella San Miguel took first in the 1-meter diving competition.

On the day, Susquehanna posted 12 swimming first place finishes and also won the 1-meter diving.

The River Hawks finish the regular season and will now prepare for the Landmark Conference Championships Feb. 17-19.