MEET RESULTS – The College of Staten Island women’s swimming program broke a three-meet skid tonight, defeating John Jay College in a road meet in Manhattan, 57-37. The win featured a record-breaking performance from sophomore Ewa Wojciechowska, and lifted the Dolphins to 2-4 overall and 2-1 within in the CUNYAC. The Bloodhounds fell to 2-4, 1-2, respectively.
CSI led from wire to wire and it started with an uncontested win in the 200-yard Medley Relay. The team of Samantha Escobedo, Olivia Brown, Wojciechowska and Hunter Dawkins did the honors with a race time of 2:18.21. Two events later, Naomi Gaggi got CSI’s first individual win in the 200-yard Freestyle, beating JJC’s Bokey Wong by just four-tenths of a second. After three events, CSI led 17-8.
After Escobedo followed with a big win in the 50-yard Freestyle, Wojciechowska took center stage. The sophomore blazed in the 200-yard Individual Medley to a race time of 2:24.46, beating teammate Dakota Dawkins’ race time of 2:25.16 set last season. Wojciechowska won the event by over 23 seconds to boot.
Escobedo added a second gold medal finish in the 100-yard Backstroke and senior Kelly Walsh won the distance 500-yard Freestyle event by a whopping 44 seconds, coming in with a time of 6:35.91.
?CSI improved to 9-3 all-time against John Jay with the win having taken the last four meets in the series. CSI will be back in action on Friday, December 11, when they travel to face Hunter College at 6:30pm to continue their CUNYAC run.