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AU women’s swimming and diving team handles William Smith

GENEVA, NY — The Alfred University women’s swimming and diving team won nine of 11 individual events and took one of two relays in defeating host William Smith 138-98 Saturday afternoon.

   Freshman Dylan Staniszewski (Oakton, VA/Oakton), senior Chrissy Behr (Manahawkin, NY/Southern Regional), senior Cassie Brown (Canisteo, NY/Canisteo-Greenwood) and sophomore Carly Watson (Hyde Park, NY/FDR) each won two events for the Saxons, who improved to 1-2 on the season.

   Staniszewski won the 200-yard freestyle (2:02.86) and 500-yard free (5:27.22); Watson won the 200-yard individual medley (2:17.96) and 100-yard butterfly (1:00.96); Brown swept the diving events, taking 1-meter with 227.10 points and 2-meter witrh223.65 points; and Behr took the 50-yard free (25.68) and 100-yard backstroke (1:03.54).

   AU freshman Faith Lanfear (Port Crane, NY/Chenango Valley) won the 1,000-yard fre in 11:40.47.

   Sophomore Kelsey McRill (Solon, OH/Solon) took second in the 100 free (57.48) and freshman Kylee Proudfit (St. Marys, PA/Elk County Catholic) was second in the 100 breaststroke (1:15.37).

   The team of freshmen Leah Zimmerman (Canandaigua, NY/Canandaigua) and Syndey Kelleher (Buffalo, NY/Holy Angels), Lanfear and Staniszewski won the 200 free relay in 1:48.82.

   AU is in action next on Friday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. at Fredonia.