Women's swimming opens season against Westfield State

Nicklas Heminger

Sports Editor

Photo via Goanchormen.com

Rhode Island College Women’s Swimming opened their season Sunday against Westfield State. The Anchorwomen were 2-1 last season in two team meets, and having solid results throughout the teams multiteam meets. The Anchorwomen dropped last season’s meeting against Westfield State by a score of 111 to 138.


Anna Vygoder secured first place in the 50-yard breaststroke with a time of 33.9 seconds and the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:15.31., while posting a second place finish in the 100-yard individual medley with a time of 1:09.98. Olivia DeLuca finished first in the 200-yard freestyle posting a time of 2:12.78. Deluca also came in second place in the 50-yard butterfly with a time of 31.40 seconds and finished third in the 100-yard butterfly with a final time of 1:22.08. Meghan Laflamme finished second in the 50-yard backstroke, 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard backstroke with final times of 31.4 seconds, 28.17 and 1:09.92 respectively. Rebecca Fyrer placed second in both the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 2:24.85 and the 1,000-yard freestyle finishing with a time of 3:30.44. Fyrer also placed third in both the 100-yard freestyle at 1:09.46 and the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 6:43.59. Ciara Ahern finished in second place in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 2:24.85. Ahern took fourth in the 50-yard freestyle at 39.84 seconds, the 100-yard freestyle with a final time of 1:33.20 and the 200-yard freestyle at 3:17.53. Juliana Cronin-Forman placed second in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 2:24.85. Cronin-Forman finished in fourth in the 50-yard breaststroke at 44.20 seconds and the 100-yard breaststroke at 1:40.62. Olivia Landry finished in second place in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a final time of 2:24.85. Landry also finished in fourth for the 50-yard backstroke with a time of 53.43 and the 50-yard butterfly with a time of 47.93.


Despite the positive performances from the Anchorwomen, they lost the meet against Westfield State by a final score of 151 to 78. The loss puts the Anchorwomen at 0-1 on the young season, but plenty of positives to build on.


The Anchorwomen will be back on the road for their next event on Nov. 5 as they head to Umass Dartmouth.


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