Swimming: WVU Women Fall in Final Meet

  • By Andria Alvarez
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  • January 27, 2012 09:55 PM
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WVU women’s swimming and diving team took on Ohio in its final meet of the season Friday, Jan 27. The Mountaineers fell to the Bobcats 178.5-119.5.

Rachael Burnett led the women with three first-place finishes in the 100 free (52.26), the 200 free (1:50.31) and the 500 free (4:54.18). Mandie Nugent took first in the 100 fly (57.03) and the 200 fly (2:01.20). Julie Ogden finished second in the 100 fly (57.74) and 200 fly (2:07.24).

Kata Fodor added points for the Mountaineers with a second place in the 1,000 free (10:09.37) and a third place in the 500 free (5:00.76). Breanna McCann tied for second in the 200 IM with a time of 2:07.19, and also finished second in the 200 breast (2:23.27) and third in the 200 free (2:05.03). Jenelle Zee finished second in the 100 breast (1:06.15) and Danielle Smith finished second in the 200 free (2:05.03).

The women finished strong with the team of Burnett, Nugent, Smith and Fodor taking first in the 400 free relay.

The Mountaineers will be back in action at the BIG EAST Championships, Feb. 15-18, at Tree Pool in Pittsburgh.