BRADENTON, Fla. – Solid performances all around helped SUNY-New Paltz place first out of two teams at the Bradenton Invitational on Wednesday, as the Hawks topped the No. 6 MIT, 211-109.
New Paltz won three of the four events contested, with junior Carly Marshall, junior Yuka Suzuka and senior Christine Rieth accounting for those victories. Marshall posted a 33.14 in the 50 butterfly, Suzuka clocked a 34.63 in the 50 backstroke and Rieth registered a 29.12 in the 50 freestyle.
Marshall added a second-place finish in the 50 breaststroke (41.01), while sophomore Victoria Scalise placed second in the 50 backstroke (36.23) and third in the 50 freestyle (31.18). Freshman Katherine Buyes picked up a pair of second-place finishes, charting times of 33.28 and 30.51 in the 50 butterfly and 50 freestyle, respectively.
Sophomore Ali Smoak and junior Anna Jakubek rounded out the Hawk swimmers that placed among the top three, as Smoak took third in the 50 butterfly (33.87), while Jakubek ranked third in the 50 breaststroke (41.49).