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Diving Leads Smith To Third Place At Seven Sisters

January 23, 2011

WELLESLEY, Mass.–Alexis-Clair Roehrich won the 3-meter dive, as the Smith College Swimming and Diving team finished third at the Seven Sisters Championship on Sunday.

Roehrich, who won the 3-meter dive with a score of 386.30, led the Smith diving contingent to the top two places and three of the top four.  Jenika Parson came in second with a score of 381.65, and Greylin Neilsen finished fourth, scoring 350.10.

In the pool, Mackenzie Bradley finished second in the 1650 yard freestyle with a time of 18:34.22, the seventh fastest time in the event in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference this season, and right behind her was Emma Reim, who finished in 18:47.11, which also places in the top 10 in NEWMAC times in the 1650.

Lily Seidman and Lenora Walter ran 3-4 in the 200 yard backstroke, with Seidman finishing in 2:19.45, and Walter in 2:21.12.  Seidman’s time was the second fastest by a Smith swimmer in the even this year, and a .57 second improvement over her previous best this season.

Roehrich, along with Jenika Parson, who won the 1-meter dive yesterday, were both named to to the 2011 All-Seven Sisters Swimming and Diving Team.

Forthe 13th-consecutive year, Wellesley College took home the teamtitle at the Seven Sisters Swimming and Diving Championships.  The host Blue picked up a two-day total of 1138 points, outdistancing runner-up Vassar, who tallied a total of 805. Mount Holyoke took fourth placewith a 648.5 while Bryn Mawr finished fifth with 350 points.

Smith will make the long trip to Bangor, Maine, to take on Husson College in a dual meet on Saturday, January 29.

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