The College of Staten Island women’s swimming team fell for the second time this season inside of CUNYAC play, dropping a 61-34 decision to Hunter College this evening at the Hunter Pool in Manhattan.  CSI fell to 2-5 overall and 2-2 in the conference, while Hunter lifted to 7-0, 4-0, respectively.

Hunter took an early lead with the 200-yard Medley Relay, and Ewa Wojciechowska then scored a big win in the 1000-yard Freestyle, winning the event by over 51 seconds to get CSI to within 11-7.  The teams then again traded first place wins, with Samantha Escobedo winning the 50-yard Freestyle.

Hunter began to pull away after the 100-yard Butterfly competition, when Lindsey Pero scored a lop-sided win to help HC get out to a bigger, 39-13, lead.  Wojciechowska won another in the 100-yard Freestyle, and CSI was able to make more noise with three-straight second place positions, including one by Kelly Walsh in the 500-yard Freestyle and Dakota Dawkins in the 100-yard Breaststroke.

Doing well in Freestyle competition all evening, CSI finished with a top finish in the 200-yard Freestyle Relay, with Walsh, Escobedo, Naomi Gaggi and Wojciechowska, doing the honors.

CSI will next be in action on Friday, December 18, against Lehman College in the Bronx, at 6pm.