First Year Freestyler Laura Westphal Named NESCAC Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week

First Year Freestyler Laura Westphal Named NESCAC Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week
Laura Westphal '21

HADLEY, MA – First year freestyler Laura Westphal (Northville, MI) made an early season impression this past Saturday when the Ephs traveled to Chestnut Hill, Mass., to tangle with the Division I Boston College Eagles.

Boston College defeated the Ephs, however, Westphal competed in four races in which she and her relay team emerged victorious.

Westphal captured first in three individual events:

100 Freestyle – 52.86

200 Freestyle – 1:52.86

500 Freestyle – 5:07.64 

In the final event of the day Westphal swam the third leg of the 400 Freestyle Relay won by the Ephs in 3:33.22 and contributed a split time of 52.52.

Next up for the Ephs is an away quad meet at Wesleyan with Tufts and WPI.