Written by Andrew Capitelli (SJC-LI Sports Information)
Patchogue, NY| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) women's swimming team split a Skyline Conference double-duel inside Danzi Center on Friday evening, defeating SUNY Maritime 96-94 and falling to Sarah Lawrence 122-64. With the split, the Golden Eagles sit at 4-3 on the season and 3-2 in conference play.
In the evening's opening event, the 200 yard medley team of Lorraine Diehl, Marissa Palmeri, Gabrielle Zollo and Kim Mazza earned a second place finish with a time of 2:13.88. Zollo would pick up a second place finish in the 1000 yard free with a time of 13:07.53 in the fourth event.
Julie Garvey placed fourth in the women's 50 yard free, clocking in at 30:13, and Mazza claimed second in the 200 yard IM two events later with a 2:39.25 finish.
Garvey earned a second place finish in the 100 yard free with a 1:06.30, and senior Alexis Donin finished just behind her in third with a 1:19.26 finish.
"This meet featured some really good conference competition for our girls and I'm happy with the effort they put in," said SJC head coach Stephanie Palmeri.
The Golden Eagles return to action tomorrow, Saturday, November 21, when they host SUNY Purchase for a Skyline Conference meet on Senior Day. Full meet recap on sjcgoldeneagles.com following the action.