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UMW Women's Swimmers Claim Gettysburg Invitational Championship

UMW Women's Swimmers Claim Gettysburg Invitational Championship

Senior Megan Murphy continued to shine as the University of Mary Washington women's swimming team finished in first place at the Gettysburg College Invitational on Saturday.

Following her NCAA B cut and pool record on Friday, Murphy continued to shine on Saturday, finishing first in the 100 yard butterfly at 56.91. Julia Geksey opened the day with a first place in the 400 IM at 4:35.90, and Carley Vaughn finished second to Murphy in the fly. Michaela Miller was second in the 200 freestyle at 1:57.82, and Mary Nagrobelny was first in the 100 breastsroke at 1:07.72, as UMW finished 1-3-4. Geskey won the 100 backstroke at 58.95 as the Eagles went 1-2-3 with Vaughn placing second and Maddy Rymer third.

The 200 yard free relay of Murphy, Grace Gartman, Kait Luncher and Vaughn finished first at 1:38.97, while a second Eagle relay took third at 1:41.27, consisting of Rymer, Melissa Autry, Miller, and Turner. Claudia Keller finished second in the 500 freestyle at 5:16.95, and Murphy won the 200 IM at 2:09.86, with Rymer third, Miller fourth, and Callie Dunham fifth.

Gartman was second in the 50 free and Luncher finished fourth, and the 400 medley relay finished first at 3:57.71.