SMC vs. Kalamazoo

Belles Fall in MIAA Opener to Kalamazoo


NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's swimming team opened up their MIAA season with a 180-107 loss to visiting Kalamazoo College on Friday night.

The Belles were led by Ellie Watson, Katie Griffin, and Audrey Dalrymple as they each claimed first place in two events.  Watson took first in the 1000 and 500 yard freestyle events.  Griffin led the way in the 100 backstroke and the 100 butterfly.  Dalrymple claimed top honors in the 200 breaststroke and the 200 IM.

Dalrymple also took second in the 100 breaststroke.  Caila Poythress also earned a second place finish for the Belles with her performance in the 200 backstroke.  Both "A" Relays for Saint Mary's also finished second to help pace the Belles on Friday night.

The Belles will have two weeks away from competition before they take on Carthage at the campus of Purdue University on Friday, November 13.