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Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information

WOMEN’S SWIMMING HOSTS SACRED HEART ON SENIOR DAY

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: January 27, 2017
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FINAL RESULTS
WOMEN

Sacred Heart 120
Monmouth 71

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ –
  The Monmouth University women’s swimming team hosted Sacred Heart in a dual meet on Friday afternoon at Steadman Natatorium.

The Hawks fell by a 120-71 final and senior Alexis Knowles was honored as part of Senior Day in a pre-meet presentation.

Junior Anne Skimmons was victorious in the women’s 200-yard IM also won the 100-yard butterfly.

NOTES & QUOTES
“Strong performances by Anne Skimmons today in both of her individual events and the medley relay. It was good to see the team trending in the right direction and the outlook is positive heading towards the MAAC Championships.”
- Monmouth head coach Matt Nunnally

- In the 200-yard IM Skimmons touched the wall in 2:15.18, more than a second faster than her time in Monmouth’s previous meet on Tuesday against Rider.

- Senior Alexis Knowles was honored prior to the meet as Monmouth’s lone senior in the Class of 2017. Knowles competed in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard backstroke and the 200-yard freestyle relay.

 NUMBERS CRUNCH

- Alexis Knowles set a new personal record in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:20.43.

UP NEXT
Monmouth will compete in the MAAC Championships, beginning on February 8 in Buffalo, N.Y.

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