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Women's Swimming & Diving

Perkins wins twice as Gallaudet completes regular season at Stevenson

Gallaudet women's swimmer Jackie Perkins competes in the breaststroke event. She is wearing a hot pink swimming cap and she has goggles on. She is swimming right to left and is in a lane in the pool.

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving program lost its regular-season finale here Saturday to Stevenson University, 154-95, at the McDonogh School.

Gallaudet (4-7) set nearly a dozen personal records in the loss. Sophomore Jackie Perkins (Hampton, Va.) picked up Gallaudet's two wins as she finished first in the 50- and 100-yard breaststroke events with times of 34.83 and 1:16.56, respectively. Perkins finished second in the 50-yard butterfly as she narrowly lost with a time of 32.98.

Junior Jana Kiefer (Leander, Texas) was second in the 1,000-yard freestyle with personal best time of 13:50.34. Sophomore Jessica Monroe (Senoia, Ga.) was second in the 100-yard butterfly (1:19.03) as she edged out Kiefer in third (1:24.28). Monroe took second in the 500-yard freestyle (6:43.41) while senior Faye Frez-Albrecht (Canton, Conn.) was third (8:00.36).

Stevenson (4-6) won 12 of the 14 events led by Julianna Burnett, who won three individual events and was a member of a first-place relay team.


  • Kiefer set a personal best time in the 100-yard IM (1:24.39) where she was third
  • Monroe was third in the 200-yard freestyle (2:26.94) with a personal best
  • Junior Alisia Metante (Pleasanton, Calif.) was third in the 50-yard backstroke (37.16) and 100-yard freestyle (1:05.39)
  • Metante posted a personal best 29.37 in the 50-yard freestyle where she was fourth
  • Junior Alyssa Hanbury (Orlando, Fla.) was third in the 50-yard butterfly (38.92)
  • Freshman Jin Xianyu (Chengdu, China) set a personal best with her third-place finish in the 50-yard backstroke (1:03.91)
  • Xianyu was third in the 100-yard breaststroke (2:17.32)
  • GU's 200-yard medley relay team finished second (2:18.78)
  • There was no diving event


Men's Team                  
Event     Name     Old Time     New Time
50 freestyle     Alisia Metante     29.48     29.37
50 breaststroke     Jin Xianyu     1:04.52     1:03.91
50 butterfly     Alyssa Castillo     1:12.61     1:06.82
100 IM     Jana Kiefer     1:26.01     1:24.39
100 butterfly     Faye Frez-Albrecht     1:59.42     1:51.34
200 freestyle     Jessica Monroe     2:27.28     2:26.64
100 backstroke     Kelsey Prickett     2:49.70     2:46.45
200 freestyle     Kelsey Prickett     3:13.00     3:07.53
200 freestyle     Alyssa Castillo     4:11.56     4:07.84
500 freestyle     Kelsey Prickett     8:47.06     8:39.34
1,000 freestyle     Jana Kiefer     13:57.50     13:50.34

Gallaudet completes its regular-season schedule and will next prepare for the 2018 North Eastern Athletic Conference championship which will be held Feb. 16-18 in Cobleskill, N.Y. The Bison finished fifth in last year's conference championship.