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Hoyas Cruise To Victory Over Loyola

Nov 2, 1999

Georgetown's women's swimming and diving teams defeated Loyola, 141-95, on Saturday, October 30, at Yates Field House to go to 1-0 on the season.

GU won the first five events and nine of 13 races overall to cruise to the final 141-95 margin. Meghan Welch (Jr., West Chazy, N.Y./Beekmantown) was a double winner in individual competition. She won both the 200 I.M. (2:13.44) and the 100 breaststroke (1:09.58). Other individual winners included Lauren Moynihan (Fr., South Hadley, Mass./South Hadley) in the 1000 free (10:42.76), Amanda Anderson (So., Denville, N.J./Morristown-Beard) in the 200 free (2:00.60), and Erin Lenahan (Fr., Western Springs, Ill./St. Ignatius College Prep) in the 50 free (25.69). Also, Lauren Schmidt (So., Somerset, N.J./Bishop George Ahr), Sophia Adkison (Fr., Novato, Calif./Novato), and Francesca DiSilvio (Fr., Hingham, Mass./Hingham) each notched victories in the 100 fly (1:03.22), 100 free (55.79), and the 100 back (1:03.41), respectively.

The 400 medley relay squad took first-place in a time of 4:11.22. Adkison led off the relay followed by Welch, Schmidt, and Liz D'Auria (Fr., Newton, Mass./Newton South).