VILLANOVA, Pa.— The Villanova women’s swimming and diving team hosted Princeton on Friday night in the first home meet of the season. The Wildcats were downed the Tigers 172.5-127.5.
The 200-medley relay team consisting of Darby Goodwin, Heather Farley, Michaela Grassi, and Taylor Wilson swam to a second-place finish with a time of 1:44.33. This is the top time for the squad in this event on the season.
Darby Goodwin captured two Villanova pool records by winning the 100 backstroke (55.36) and 200 backstroke (2:00.56). Caitlin Daday continued to be strong in her events as she took a first-place finish in the 1,000 freestyle (10:11.12) and the 500 freestyle (4:58.80). Alexa Fabbri also continued to dominate in her respective events as she placed first in the 100 freestyle (51.24) and 200 freestyle (1:51.23), while placing second in the 50 freestyle (23.72).
In diving, Bridie Dunn placed third in the 1-meter dive (252.59) while also placing fourth in the 3-meter dive (251.18).
Next up for the Wildcats are back-to-back to home meets against BIG EAST foe UConn on Friday and Ursinus on Saturday.