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Swimming Wrap Up


Claire Webber

Claire Webber

Hollins Opens Season at Converse Invitational

Spartanburg, SC - Hollins University Swimming at Converse Invitational , October 12, 2013


The Hollins University swim team opened their 2013-14 season with a trip to South Carolina to compete in the Converse Invitational.  The two day event featured five different schools competing in 17 different events.  Hollins bested ODAC rival Guilford in finishing fourth for the meet.

Sophomore Claire Webber (Blauvelt, NY) led the Hollins squad with a pair of sixth place finishes, 200 Breaststroke and 400 IM, and a seventh place finish in the 100 Breaststroke.  For the meet Webber accumulated four top 10 finishes.  Senior Maggie Dwyer (Norwich, VT) finished seventh in the 500 Freestyle on her way to four top 10 finishes.  Meg O'Brien (Chattanooga, TN) and Lauren Chin (Montego Bay, Jamaica) added a pair of top 10's each while Sam Vats (Herndon, VA), Ashley Gao (Pearland, TX), and Hayley Caulfeild-James (Willow Street, PA) scored top 10 points.  Hollins finished the meet with 15 individual top 10's.


Converse Invitational


Next Saturday the Hollins swim team will be back in action when they face off with the ODAC's best at the ODAC Relays.  The one day meet will be hosted by Washington and Lee in Lexington, VA.