KINGS POINT, N.Y. — The St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) women's swimming team turned in season-best times in seven events to secure victories over sibling rivals St. Joseph's (Long Island), 95-83, and Old Westbury, 127-41, in a Skyline Conference triple-dual meet on Wednesday evening. The Bears fell to host United States Merchant Marine Academy, 150-49, to finish 2-1 on the evening.
Bears Top Swims
- The senior foursome of Jessica Gnad (Brooklyn, N.Y./Leon M. Goldstein), Valerie Rodriguez (Woodhaven, N.Y./New Utrecht), Kathryn Cosenza (Brooklyn, N.Y./Bishop Kearney), Rebecca Bollmann (Broad Channel, N.Y./Monsignor McClancy) took second place in 200-yard freestyle relay (2:00.77) to help seal the win over SJC Long Island.
- Rodriguez earned second place in the 100-yard backstroke (1:17.15) and third place in the 100-yard butterfly (1:17.21)
- Cosenza posted the fastest 100-yard free (1:06.05) and 50-yard free (29.17) times of the season, accumulating third- and fourth-place points.
- Gnad recorded a season-best 2:48.46 in the 200-yard individual medley for fourth place.
- Eireann Corbett (Broad Channel, N.Y./Monsignor McClancy) took third in the 500-yard freestyle (7:22.11) followed closely by sister Meghan Corbett (Broad Channel, N.Y./Monsignor McClancy) in 7:38.05.
Following their first wins of the season, the Bears (2-6) return to the pool on Friday, November 22 for a Skyline double-dual against Purchase College and Old Westbury at Old Westbury starting at 6 p.m.