Swimming Finishes Second at Sarah Lawrence Sprint Carnival

Swimming Finishes Second at Sarah Lawrence Sprint Carnival

Written by Andrew Capitelli (SJC-LI Sports Information)

Bronxville, NY| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) women's swimming team earned a second place finish out of a field of six teams at the Sarah Lawrence College Spring Carnival in Bronxville, NY on Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles amassed 132 points and finished behind only Sarah Lawrence (242).

St. Joseph's opened the afternoon with a second place finish in the 200 yard medley relay—which featured a team of Lorraine Diehl, Marissa Palmeri, Gabrielle Zollo and Kimberly Mazza— with a time of 2:16.18.

Diehl would capture a third place finish in the 200 yard IM with a time of 2:48.52 two events later. Julie Garvey (1:07.69) and Natalie Armellino (1:12.97) captured third and fifth place finishes to earn 13 points for the Golden Eagles in the fifth event.

Zollo earned St. Joseph's only first place finish of the afternoon, posting a 1:09.84 in the 100 yard butterfly, but the team capture three other second place finishes in the 50 yard free, the 50 yard butterfly and the 200 yard freestyle relay.

"We are learning how to attack our races and be aggressive," said head coach Stephanie Palmeri. "The team swam well today and we are looking forward to building on this as we head into more meets."

The Golden Eagles return to action on Tuesday, November 3 when they travel to SUNY Old Westbury to take on the Panthers and the College of New Rochelle in a tri-meet. The event is set to begin at 6:00 PM.