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Boston College Takes Two Victories On The Road

Oct 25, 2000

Richmond, VA--Boston College's women's swimming and diving team opens their season a pair of wins on the road. On Friday October 20th the Eagles won their first meet of the season against William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA with a score of 168 to 132. In the second meet of the weekend the Eagles took on the University of Richmond where they out swum the Spiders 152 to 149 in Richmond, VA on Saturday, October 21st.

At William and Mary the Eagles took nine of 16 possible first place finishes to gain the victory. Starting off the day with a first place finish was the 200 medley relay made up of junior Brianne Sullivan, freshman Michelle Lane, junior Lauren Schwartz and sophomore Nina Suryoutomo. Taking first for BC in the 1000 free was sophomore Nicole Duffy with a time of 10:35.06. BC newcomer Nicole Healy, a freshman, registered victories in both the 500 (5:16.24) and 1000 (10:35.06) freestyle. While freshman Lauren Keibler, also swimming in her first collegiate meet, finished in first in both the 100 fly (59.95) and the 200 fly (2:05.33). Collecting another victory for the Eagle's was the 400 freestyle relay, swam by Suryoutomo, sophomore Caitlin Klick, junior Alexis Kostopoulos and Healy in 3:38.14.

The BC divers also added two first place finishes for their team. Senior Kristen Gray took first in the both the 1-meter and the 3-meter diving.

On day two of the road trip, Boston College used only seven first place finishes to claim a 152-149 win over the University of Richmond. The Eagles began the meet with a first place finish in the 200 medley relay swam by Sullivan, Lane, Schwartz and Suryoutomo. Healy followed with another first place victory in the 1000 freestyle (10:42.11)

In the 100 breaststroke, Lane captured the win with a time of 1:07.69, while Kostopoulos won the 200 breaststroke with 2:28.63. Winning the 500 freestyle for the Eagles was Duffy with her second consecutive win in this event (5:12.99). The 200 freestyle relay of Kostopoulos, Duffy, Klick and Suryounomo won with a time of 1:38.92. In diving, Gray took first for the 1-meter board.

The Eagles will next compete on Wednesday November 1st when they travel to Storrs, CT to take on the University of Connecticut in a meet scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.