Women's Swimming and Diving Takes First at Lafayette Invitational
Oct. 13, 2003
EASTON, Pa. (www.lafayette.edu) - Lafayette's women's swimming and diving team defended its Lafayette Invitational title from a year ago on Sunday in Ruef Natatorium.
The Leopards tallied 292.5 team points, while Seton Hall was second with 256.5 and Kutztown third with 117.
Freshman Liz Helwig (Basking Ridge, N.J./Madison) took first in the 50 fly, 200 IM and 50 free. She also took second 50 back and third in the 200 free.
The women dominated the 200 IM, with Leopards in each of the top four spots. Following Helwig were freshman Michelle Oswald (Timonium, Md./Carver Center) in second, sophomore Tory Littlefield (Duxbury, Mass./Duxbury) in third and senior Carrie Abildgaard (North Haven, Conn./North Haven) in fourth.
Also claiming first-place finishes for Lafayette were Oswald in the 400 IM and sophomore Jen Totten (Mantua, N.J./West Deptford) in the 200 breast.
Lafayette returns to the pool this weekend, swimming the Potomac Relays in Washington, D.C. on Friday, then visiting Annapolis, Md. for a tri-meet with Navy and Rider on Saturday.
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