Clemente, Marcucci, Hanson Register Wins as Women's Swimming & Diving Hosts Tech Sprints

Olivia Hanson
Olivia Hanson

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WORCESTER - WPI's Jillian Clemente (Killingworth, CT), Stephanie Marcucci (Dingmans Ferry, PA) and Olivia Hanson (Anchorage, AK) swam to individual victories and 100 yard freestyle earned gold to highlight the Engineers performance Saturday in the Tech Sprints, the final home meet of the 2017-18 season.  

Clemente was the only competitor in the 100-yard butterfly to break one minute, clocking a time of 59.17.  Marcucci touched the wall in the 400-yard IM in a winning of time of 5:14.31 and Hanson was victorious in the 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:37.20.    

The 100-yard freestyle relay of Audrey Berner (San Jose, CA), Jenny Day (Chelmsford, MA), Sofie de Oliveira (Portland, ME), Alice Morgan (Cornwall, NY) turned in a first place performance by touching the wall in a time of 46:19. 

Diver Hayley Poskus (Middleboro, MA) posted scores of 418.64 on the 3-meter board and 400.12 on the 1-meter board on her way to qualifing for the NCAA Regionals next month at Middlebury.

Select athletes are back in the pool next Saturday at Clark for the Cougar Invitational.  Action starts at 1pm.