1997-98 Washington and Lee Women's Swimming Results

ODAC/Atlantic States Championship
February 20-22, 1998 -- Radford, Va.

Washington and Lee won six events to capture the team title at the Old 
Dominion Athletic Conference/Atlantic States championship in women's 
swimming. The three day event wrapped up on Sunday at Radford University.

The Generals scored 616 points to easily outdistance runner-up Mary 
Baldwin which had 362 points. The College of Notre Dame(Md.) placed third 
of the 15 schools competing with 313 points. W&L has won the event five 
straight years.

Leading the Generals was junior Maragret Hoehl who won three individual 
events. On Sunday, Hoehl won the 1,650-yard freestyle in a meet record 
time of 17:44.48 to post a provisional qualifying time for next month's 
NCAA Division III championships. Hoehl also won the 400-yard individual 
medley in a meet record time of 4:47.22 and the 500-yard freestyle. W&L's 
other three victories came in relay events.

W&L 153, Hollins 83 February 10, 1998 -- Lexington, Va. The Generals closed the regular season with a 153-83 victory over Hollins College on Tuesday evening in the Cy Twombly Pool. W&L finishes its dual meet schedule with a record of 8-6, tying the school record for wins in a season. Senior Megan Wiedmaier and junior Margaret Hoehl each won two events and W&L's four seniors - Kendall Cruickshanks, Taryn Kiekow, Wiedmaier and Bligh Wollner teamed to win the final event, the 200-yard freestyle relay. W&L's next competition will be at the ODAC/Atlantic States Championships from February 20-22.
Mary Washington 138, W&L 60 January 31, 1998 -- Fredericksburg, Va. The Generals swam a competitive meet against Mary Washington, but fell to the Eagles 138-60. Junior Margaret Hoehl led the Generals by winning the 200 yard freestyle in a season-best time of 2:00.09 and also won the 200 yard backstroke in a time of 2:16.55. Finishing in second place for the Generals were sophomore Lezael Haynes in the 200 yard individual medley and senior Megan Wiedmaier in the 500 yard freestyle.
Emory 102.5, W&L 25.5 Johns Hopins 117, W&L 20 January 25, 1998 -- Chapel Hill, N.C. Despite a record-setting effort from junior Margaret Hoehl, Washington and Lee's women's swimming team dropped meets to Emory and Johns Hopkins on Sunday. Hoehl swam a time of 4:46.41 to shave over three seconds off of Rebekah Prince's 1993 school record time of 4:49.88 in the 400 yard individual medley. Hoehl also swam a lifetime best time of 2:00.26 in the 200 yard freestyle. Sophomore Lauren McKeever also swam a season-best time of 1:14.69 in the 100 breast and W&L's 200 medley relay team set a new season best mark of 2:01.30.
W&L 138, Radford 97 January 21, 1998 -- Radford, Va. Margaret Hoehl won three events to lead Washington and Lee to a 138-97 victory over Radford in women's swimming on Wednesday eveving. The Generals improved to 7-3 with the victory. W&L also had two double winners at the meet - Lezael Haynes and Megan Wiedmaier. The Generals return to action on January 25 when they swim against Emory University and Johns Hopkins University in a tri-meet at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
W&L 96, Goucher 66 Catholic 129, W&L 70 January 17, 1998 W&L won every race to easily defeat Goucher 96-66 and improve to 6-2 for the season on Saturday morning. Allison Harvey, Bligh Wollner, Lezael Haynes, Taryn Kiekow, Margaret Hoehl, Kendall Cruickshanks, Megan Wiedmaier and Lauren McKeever all won individual races for the Generals. In the afternoon meet the Generals fell to Catholic 129-70 despite a great day from Hoehl who won the 200 (2:02.47), 500 (5:27.62) and 1,000 (11:07.01) yard freestyle events. Second place finishers for the the Generals included McKeever in the 200 IM, Haynes in the 200 back and Kiekow in the 100 freestyle.
W&L 106, Buffalo State 66 January 13, 1998 The Generals won their fourth straight meet to improve to 5-2 for the season, defeating Buffalo State 106-66. Junior Margaret Hoehl set two meet records to lead the Generals to the victory. Hoehl won the 200 freestyle in a time of 2:02.58 to break Rebekah Prince's mark of 2:03.03 and she also won the 500 freestyle in a time of 5:27.94 to break Megan Wiedmaier's mark of 5:36.75. W&L swims at Catholic and Goucher on Saturday.
W&L 98.5, Marymount 87.5 December 10, 1997 W&L rallied for a 98.5-87.5 victory over Marymount in the Cy Twombly Pool on Wednesday. W&L trailed by six points with three events to go, but won the final three events to earn the 11 and a half point victory. W&L clinched the win by winning the final event, the 200 yard freestyle relay, by just 7/100ths of a second. Freshman Allison Havery swam the anchor leg on that winning relay and also won the 200 yard freestyle (2:06.82) and 100 yard freestyle (59.15). Winning three events for the Generals was junior Margaret Hoehl. Hoehl captured the 400 yard individual medley (4:51.96, just two seconds off the school record), 100 butterfly (1:04.03) and the 500 yard freestyle (5:34.93). W&L has won three straight meets to carry a 4-2 record into the exam break. The Generals will be idle until hosting Buffalo State on January 13.
W&L 91, Randolph-Macon Woman's College 29; W&L 85, Sweet Briar 36 December 2, 1997 -- Lexington, Va. The Generals extended their ODAC dual meet winning streak to 30 consecutive meets, by defeating Randolph-Macon Woman's College 91-29 and Sweet Briar 85-36 in a double dual meet on Tuesday evening in the Cy Twombly Pool. Senior co-captain Bligh Wollner and junior Margaret Hoehl were each triple winners for W&L, as Wollner won the 100 yard free (1:00.28), the 200 yard free (2:09.52) and the 500 yard free (5:52.75), while Hoehl won the 200 yard butterfly (2:22.59), the 200 yard backstroke (2:22.63) and the 200 yard individual medley (2:23.16). Lauren McKeever also swam well for the Generals, as she won the 100 yard breaststroke (1:15.21) and the 200 yard breaststroke (2:50.44). The Generals will host Marymount next Wednesday at 6:00 PM, and then will be off until winter term.
Sewanee 124, W&L 81 November 15, 1997 -- Sewanee, Tenn. Washington and Lee's women's swimming team lost to Sewanee 124-81 on Saturday to fall to 1-2 for the season. Junior Margaret Hoehl was a triple winner, as she won the 200-yard free (2:03.49), the 500 yard free (5:30.82) and the 1000 free (11:18.42). Brooke Stanley won the 50 free (24.95) and the 100 free (54.91). The Generals will swim again next weekend, as they compete in the Hollins Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
W&L 118, Centre 79 November 8, 1997 -- Lexington, Va. Washington and Lee evened its record at 1-1 with a 118-79 victory over Centre in women's swimming on Saturday. Junior Margaret Hoehl and freshman Allison Harvey each won two races for the Generals. Hoehl won the 200 IM (2:22.72) and the 500 freestyle (5:35.54) and Harvey won the 100 freestyle (59.38) and 200 freestyle (2:07.76).
Transylvania 109, W&L 96 November 1, 1997 -- Lexington, Va. Washington and Lee's women's swimming team lost their opening meet of the season by a final score of 109-96 to Transylvania University on Saturday. Margaret Hoehl led the way for the Generals, as she won the 200-yard free (2:04.52), the 200-yard back (2:20.02) and the 1000-yard free (11:24.52). Brooke Stanley was a double winner for W&L, as she won the 50-yard free (24.63) and the 100-yard free (55.22). Stanley's 24.63 in the 50-yard free bettered the NCAA "B" cut time. W&L will host Centre College next Saturday at 2:00 PM.
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