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Women's Swimming & Diving

GU splits conference double-dual meet with Wells and Cedar Crest

A Gallaudet women's swimmer performs the backstroke in the Field House pool during a competition. Her right arm is straight out of the water as she floats on her back.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving program split its North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) double-dual meet here Saturday on the campus of Cedar Crest College. The Bison defeated Wells College, 129-99, but the buff and blue lost to the host Fallcons 137-96.

Sophomore Jackie Perkins (Hampton, Va.) won the 50-yard breaststroke with a time of 35.56 seconds, which was over six seconds ahead of the second-place swimmer. She posted a new personal best time in the 50-yard butterfly as she won the event in 32.18 seconds. Perkins also had a strong swim in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:17.09.


  • Seven different Bison set new personal records in today's meet
  • Cedar Crest defeated Wells, 129-85


Women's Team                  
Event     Name     Old Time     New Time
50 butterfly     Jackie Perkins     33.68     32.18
50 butterfly     Alyssa Castillo     1:18.17     1:12.61
100 freestyle     Alisia Metante     1:06.52     1:05.74
100 freestyle     Jessica Monroe     1:08.80     1:07.69
100 backstroke     Alyssa Hanbury     1:23.55     1:23.53
100 IM     Jana Kiefer     1:26.32     1:26.01
100 IM     Rochelle Carty-Bauman     1:32.46     1:30.41
100 breaststroke     Rochelle Carty-Bauman     1:42.73     1:42.39
200 freestyle     Alisia Metante     2:29.45     2:29.40

Gallaudet will next swim on Friday, Nov. 17, at Marymount (Va.) University at 6 p.m.