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Polivanchuk makes waves at Hollins double dual meet

Polivanchuk makes waves at Hollins double dual meet

ROANOKE, Va. – The Gallaudet University women’s swimming team dropped its double dual meet Saturday on the road at Hollins University. The Bison lost 68-27 to Greensboro College and 62-33 to Hollins.

Sophomore Alexandra Polivanchuk (Orebro, Sweden) won the 100-yard butterfly as she touched the wall at 1:05.18. She finished second in the 100 breaststroke (1:15.10) and the 200 IM (2:23.79). Freshman Brianna Stroud-Williams (Tucker. Ga.) was third in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:14.39.

Gallaudet’s two relay teams the 200 medley and 400 freestyle finished second overall with times of 2:37.60 and 4:53.28, respectively. The 200 medley consisted of juniors Valerie Farr (Fremont, Calif.), Alyssa Gleason (Springfield, Va.), Lisa van der Mark (Mijnsheerenland, The Netherlands) and freshman Liv Polzin (Frederick, Md.). The 400 freestyle relay team is made up of Stroud-Williams, senior Brittany Turner (Palmdale, Calif.), junior Emily Harrison (Brewster, Mass.) and freshman Paige Foreman (Albuquerque, N.M.).

Hollins defeated Greensboro, 48-47, in the other head-to-head scoring.

Gallaudet will next host Ferrum on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m.