Spartan Women Finish Third at Wooster Invite

Mary Katherine Miller
Mary Katherine Miller

WOOSTER, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University women's swimming & diving team wrapped up the weekend in third place at the 2014 Wooster Invitational at Ellen Shapiro Natatorium.

The Spartans totaled 1,052 points over the three-day competition. Division II Gannon University (Pa.) won the team title with 1,489.5 points, while host College of Wooster was runner-up with 1111.5.

Freshman Mary Katherine Miller (Baton Rouge, La./Saint Joseph's Academy) turned in the team's top individual finish on Saturday with a runner-up and NCAA 'B' cut time of 2:07.14 in the 200-yard butterfly.

A day after setting the school 100 breaststroke record, freshman Ellie Wilson (Cincinnati, Ohio/Seven Hills) placed fourth in the 200 breaststroke in 2:26.00.

Senior Abby Glenn (Novi, Mich./Novi) placed fifth in 1,650 free in 18:25.96.

In relays, the Spartans 200 free 'A' team placed third with a time of 1:43.76 from senior Sarah Mastrandrea (East Amherst, N.Y./Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart), freshman Cassandra Laios (Worthington, Ohio/Thomas Worthington), freshman Dominique Hall (Wickliffe, Ohio/Hathaway Brown) and junior Rachael Loek (Woodridge, Ill./Downers Grove South).

The Spartans are now idle from competition until their annual winter training trip in West Palm Beach, Florida. The team is scheduled to face the University of Rochester (N.Y.) at a neutral site on January 4.