Women’s Swimming Faces Setback in Dual Meet with NSU, 159-46

Women’s Swimming Faces Setback in Dual Meet with NSU, 159-46

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's swimming team dropped a Saturday afternoon dual meet with Nova Southeastern University, 159-46, from the NSU Aquatics Center.

Chantal Bouthillier and Erin Bobsein produced the Lions two best performances on the afternoon as they each placed second in their respective events. The women's 400 Yard Medley Relay and the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay also posted runner up finishes.

In the opening event, the Lions group of Isabella Bains, Bianca Muniz, Paula Carvajal, and Sandra Stopzynska amassed a second-place showing in the 400 Yard Medley Relay with a time of 4:07.70.

After Bianca Muniz posted a third-place finish in the 50 Yard Freestyle, Bouthillier wrapped-up her runner-up finish by posting a time of 4:48.48.

Third and fourth-place finishes by Bouthiller and Chloe Pellican in the 100 Yard Butterfly soon gave way to Saint Leo's other runner-up finish as Erin Bobsein was two seconds off the lead pace (1:02.86) in the 100 Yard Backstroke.

Saint Leo's 400 Medley quartet came back in the women's final event of the day to take second-place honors in the 200 Yard Freestyle as they registered a time 1:43.71.

Nova Southeastern, reining SSC Champions, registered victories in each of the 11 events.

Complete scores will be announced once they are made available.

Saint Leo will return to the pool on Saturday, October 27, when they travel to Winter Park, Fla. to take on the Rollins College Tars. The meet is scheduled to get underway at 1:00 p.m. from the Alfond Swimming Pool.

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