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Knights earn 203-97 dual meet victory over Saint Benedict

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. – Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team won 14 of 16 events in their dual win against the College of Saint Benedict. The final score of the meet was 203-97.

Zoe Morton ’26 captured the 50-yard freestyle, finishing with a time of 25.34 seconds.

In the 100-yard freestyle, Morton was again the top finisher, this time reaching the wall in 55.35 seconds. Lily Wong ’26 came in second with a time of 57.40.

Moving on to the 200-yard freestyle, Bryn Ashland ’27 took first place with a time of 2:05.41.

In distance events, Caroline Crampton ’25 placed first in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:39.07, and Stephanie Baranov ’26 followed suit in second place at 5:48.05.

Following with the 1,650-yard freestyle. Baranov was first to the wall with a time of 19:18.15. Abby Marks ’25, Lily Johnson ’27, and Aleia Johnson ’24 continued the Knights’ domination in the event as they covered the distance in 19:51.40, 20:05.31, and 20:12.50, respectively, to finish second, third, and fourth.

Grace Hou ’27 excelled in the backstroke events, winning the 100-yard distance in 1:01.03 and the 200-yard race in 2:17.12. Wong came in second for the Knights in the 100-yard backstroke, completing the race in 1:02.74.

In breaststroke, Emma Yao ’27 claimed first place in the 100-yard event with a time of 1:08.90.

Carleton won both butterfly events. Hou was again at the forefront, winning the 100-yard race in 1:02.99 as the Knights earned the top five  places with Crampton (1:04.03), Nora Wooten ’27 (1:05.29), Isabelle Riley ’25 (1:06.05), and Lola Taraday ’26 (1:06.10) grabbing the next four finishes.

In the 200-yard butterfly, Crampton earned her second victory on the day, finishing in first place with a time of 2:21.69.

Drummond won the 400-yard IM with a time of 4:58.56. Coming in second was Aubrey Tran ’27, finishing the event in 5:02.79. Baranov took third place at 5:05.32.

Carleton swept the top two spots on both diving boards. Brenna Russell ’24 won the one-meter competition with a score of 231.80, and Hailey Westrup ’27 took second with 227.95. The duo swapped placements on the three-meter board with Westrup winning the event with a final score of 227.45 and Russell in second with 209.80.

Carleton’s other victory came in the 200-yard freestyle relay as Hou, Yao, Morton, and Eleanor Hebard ’26 posted a time of 1:51.57.

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