Enda sets program and pool record in 200 flights as Seawolves open 2021-22 season at Sacré-Coeur
MILFORD, Connecticut – The Stony Brook University women’s swim and diving team kicked off the 2021-22 season on Saturday at the Sacré-Cœur. The Seawolves have won victories in eight events and Maddy Enda set a new schedule and set a new group record in the 200 butterfly with a stellar time of 2: 07.71. Despite a great effort from Stony Brook, he was narrowly edged by Sacred Heart, 160-139.
The Seawolves had three student-athletes who won several events in their first game of the season. Enda, elder Jessica salmon, and junior Reagan macdonald each recorded two victories. Enda won the 100 and 200 butterfly, Salmon won the 100 and 200 breaststroke and MacDonald won the 200 backstroke and 200 IM. Enda and Salmon were also members of the Seawolves 200 IM relay team that finished in first place.
- Stony Brook won the competition by winning the 200 IM relay to start the action. The relay team made up of sophomore Briana Liew, Salmon, Enda and second year Marie-Kate Conway clocked a final time of 1: 49.97 for the victory. MacDonald Seawolves Squad, Junior Amanda heinz, second year Lara Youssef, and senior Emma Waechter was second in the race with a time of 1: 52.04.
- Salmon secured Stony Brook’s first individual victory in the competition as she took first place in the 100 breaststroke with a final time of 1: 08.26. Salmon went on to claim a victory in the 200 breaststroke hitting the wall in 2: 28.29 for his second individual victory of the competition.
- Enda followed Salmon to take first place in the 200 butterfly with record style. Enda clocked an exceptional time of 2: 07.71 to set a new program and a pool record at the Sacré-Coeur in the 200 butterfly. She claimed another victory in the 100 butterfly hitting the wall in 58.78.
- Conway had a solid day in the pool as she claimed a victory in the 100 freestyle with a final time of 53.68. Individually, Conway also registered a second place in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2: 08.82. She was a member of the 200 medley relay team which won the race and the 400 freestyle relay team which took second place.
- MacDonald had two wins for the Seawolves on Saturday. The junior won the 200 backstroke with a time of 2: 09.12 and then took the victory in the 200 IM as she hit the wall in 2: 14.05.
Stony Brook’s women’s swimming and diving team are back in action on Saturday, November 13 at 11 a.m. in their home opener at University Pool when they host St. Francis Brooklyn. The meeting is free and open to the public!
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