ASHLAND, Va. – The Marymount University women's swimming team began its weekend on Friday night at the first day of the Yellow Jacket Invitational at Randolph-Macon College, sitting sixth overall with 166 points.
Senior Taylor Plumley led the way for the Saints through the first day of action, taking second in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5:18.11.
She also teamed with classmate Claire Cassidy and juniors Hayley Elizondo and Jessie Bricker to finish sixth in the 400-yard medley relay. They finished in 4:11.56, racing almost 35 seconds faster than their best time this season.
The Saints also finished eighth in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Cassidy, Elizondo, Bricker, and junior Isabel Grimm earned the spot with a time of 1:44.06, also marking the best time on the year.
Cassidy and Grimm also earned two of the Saints' top individual finishes on the day. Cassidy finished 16th in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:20.59, while Grimm took 16th in the 50-yard freestyle in 26.21 seconds, setting a new career best.
The Saints will continue in day two of the Yellow Jacket Invitational on Saturday, December 1.