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Bryant downs PC on Friday night

Bryant downs PC on Friday night

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University women's swimming and diving team earned a 221-78 victory over Providence College on Friday night at the Chace Athletic Center Pool.

Bryant won 14 events, led by the duo of Alaina Scifo (Ipswich, Great Britain) and Elin Svärd (Falun, Sweden). The Bulldogs also swept both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives.

Coach Cameron's Comments

"We swam well and improved some details from last week. Overall, we looked good for mid-October. Excited to continue to watch our team respond to hard work and looking forward to having Iona on campus next Saturday."

Notes and Notables

  • The Bulldogs opened the meet with a victory in the 200 medley relay. Scifo, Kayleigh Canavan (Cumberland, R.I.), Svard and Alexa Rivera (Boynton Beach, Fla.) combined to finish in 1:47.61.
  • Sammi Grenon (Chesire, Conn.) and Alyssa DiFiore (Wethersfield, Conn.) then went 1-2 in the 1000 free, with Grenon earning her first collegiate victory with a time of 10:40.54.
  • Erin Doruska (Ankeny, Iowa) won the 200 free for the second-straight meet, finishing with a time of 1:55.19.
  • Scifo won the 100 back and the 200 back, touching the wall in 59.26, 2:06.58. She was also on both winning relay teams.
  • Svard won both the 100 fly and the 200 IM, posting times of 58.82 and 2:11.28.
  • Canavan claimed a first-place finish in the 100 breast with a time of 1:06.86 (season best).
  • Rivera won the 50 and 100 free with a time of 24.13 and 52.32.
  • Heather Wong (Ramsey, N.J.) headlined a sweep of the 200 breast as she finished ahead of Eliza Brant (Hauppauge, N.Y.) and Grenon with a time of 2:28.66.
  • DiFiore picked up a first-place finish in the 500 free with a time of 5:14.53.
  • Bryant closed the meet with a victory in the 200 free relay behind the quartet of Laurel Carey (Madison, N.J.), Canavan, Doruska and Scifo.
  • Bryant took the top three spots in both the 1-meter and 3-meter. Gabrielle Ritzer (Sutton, Mass.) won the 1-meter with a score of 222.08, finishing ahead of Kyri Chambo (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) and Kate Kirves (New Port Richey, Fla.).
  • Ritzer also claimed the 3-meter with a score of 221.70. Kirves finished second and Chambo took third.

Up Next

The Bulldogs wrap up their three-meet homestand next Saturday when they face Iona at 12:00 p.m.