CARLISLE, Pa. – Host Dickinson dealt The University of Scranton women's swimming & diving team it first loss of the season on Saturday, defeating the Royals 143-119. Both teams now hold 4-1 records on the season.
Sophomore Lauren Byrne (Cranford, N.J./Cranford) won three individual events to lead Scranton on the day, taking gold in the 100 and 200 backstroke races before adding a win in the 200 IM. Byrne won the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:01.26, the 200 backstroke in 2:11.33, and the 200 IM in 2:15.13.
Sophomore Marycate O'Sullivan (Nanuet, N.Y./Nanuet) won the 200 butterfly by touching the wall first with a mark of 2:22.75 before adding a second place finish in the 100 butterfly.
Sophomore Audrey Campo (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton Prep) won the 200 breaststroke with a winning time of 2:30.25 and also collected a runner-up result in the 50 freestyle.
Freshman Amber Diehl (Hyde Park, N.Y./Franklin D. Roosevelt) won the 100 breaststroke, pacing the field with a mark of 1:09.84.
Junior Hailey Kenyon (Ringoes, N.J./Hunterdon Central) added a second place finish for the Royals in the 200 butterfly.
Scranton won the 200 medley relay as Diehl, Campo, senior Susan Neggia (Fair Lawn, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy), and junior Elizabeth Howlin (Smithtown, N.Y./Smithtown West) posted a winning time of 1:54.50.
The Royals took second in the 400 freestyle relay with O'Sullivan, Diehl, Byrne, and senior Lucy Fulton (Wayne, Pa./Radnor) combining for the runner-up up finish.
Scranton returns to the pool on Saturday for the opening day of the Diamond City Invitational at the Wyoming Valley CYC in Wilkes-Barre.