Paulson powers Women to pool victory

Paulson powers Women to pool victory

Complete results


St. Thomas women's swimming and diving won seven of 16 events, including both relays, and placed first in Saturday's four-team Meet of the Saints at Anderson Pool.

The Tommies scored 857 points to top St. Olaf (737), St. Ben's (495) and St. Catherine (404).

Coming off a six-week layoff from competition, UST also had six runner-up and four third-place finishes.

Junior Emma Paulson had a hand in four victories, including four pool-record times:

Other Tommie winners were:

UST runners-up were:

  • Peichel in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.80);
  • Strauss in the 200 free (1:57.57);
  • Casey Nightingale in one-meter diving (236.30);
  • Kate Smarjesse in the 100 back (61.22);
  • Howard in the 200 back (2:10.91);
  • Kate Washenberger in the 200 IM (2:19.20).

Tommie third-place finishers were:

St. Thomas will compete Jan. 22-23 in the UW-Stevens Point Invite.