TCNJ cruises by Franklin & Marshall
Lions place first in nine individual events en route to victory
EWING, N.J. -- The College of New Jersey defeated Franklin and Marshall by a 169-93 margin on Sunday afternoon in TCNJ's Aquatic Center.
It was the fourth win in eight days for the Lions, who are now a perfect 4-0 in dual meets this season. Junior Kayleigh Shangle and freshman Brennah Ross led a crop of winners that placed first in nine individual events in the meet.
Shangle touched the wall first in the 50-yard breaststroke (31.46) and 100-breast (1:07.12). She also raced in the 400-yard medley relay which TCNJ won with a time of 4:04.49. Shangle was joined by Ross, sophomore Hailey Growney, and senior Laura Pierce.
Ross had another terrific outing winning the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.45) and 50-fly (27.51). She took part in both winning relay teams including the 400-freestyle relay. The reigning NJAC Rookie of the Week teamed with Pierce, Growney, and Caroline Kelly to seize victory with a finish of 3:47.06.
Pierce also placed first in the 50-free, registering a time of 24.21, while Growney took top honors in the 100-back finishing in 1:01.90. Junior Samantha Parlow chipped in as well as she won the 400-individual medley posting a finish of 4:47.77.