Ithaca improves to 11-0 in duals
Four Bombers win multiple event titles in rout
Alfred, N.Y. - Ithaca (11-0) defeated Alfred 234-61 in dual-meet competition on Saturday as nine different Bombers won at least one individual event. Ithaca also set pool records while winning both relays.
Ithaca started the meet by taking the 200-yard medley relay behind the efforts of junior Missy Keesler, sophomore Madi Sherry, sophomore Carly Jones and freshman Kate Sessler in a pool-record time of 1:53.67.
The Bombers closed the meet with a victory in the 200-yard freestyle relay as senior Sheila Rhoades, senior Joanna Ferreri, freshman Sam Martin and Sessler finished in a pool-record time of 1:41.66. Rhoades swam the leadoff leg of that relay and her split of 24.30 seconds was a pool record for the 50-yard freestyle.
Jones was a double-winner in individual events as she set a pool record in winning the 400-yard individual medley in 4:39.47 and also captured the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:09.06
Junior Jodi Costello won both diving events. She scored 248.85 on the 3-meter board and 225.65 on the 1-meter board.
Freshman Fiona Mancuso swept the butterfly events with a win in 1:02.20 in the 100 fly and 28.69 seconds in the 50 fly.
Freshman Shelby Pascoe won the 1,000-yard freestyle in 11:21.45.
Rhoades also won the 50-yard backstroke (29.04 seconds) and 100-yard backstroke (1:02.50). Sessler won the 500-yard freestyle in 5:22.34 and Keesler won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:04.96. Ferreri won the 100 free in 57.91 seconds. Sherry captured the 50-yard breaststroke in 31.28 seconds.