Geneseo Wins 11 Events In Victory Over Fredonia

GENESEO, N.Y. – The Geneseo women’s swimming & diving team (1-0) posted a 160-138 victory over visiting Fredonia (1-1) Saturday to open the 2012-13 season.

Senior Kaitlin Wilcoxen (Manlius/Fayetteville-Manlius) and sophomores Abby Max (New Hartford/New Hartford) and Haleigh Wixson (Montour Falls/Watkins Glen) each won a pair of individual events and swam on a first-place relay. Wilcoxen finished first in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke with respective times of 1:09.77 and 2:32.38), Max won the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:08.68) and 200-yard backstroke (2:11.64) and Wixson was the winner in the 50-yard freestyle (25.47) and 200-yard individual medley (2:16.85).

Wixson and Wilcoxen were joined by first year Hailey Modelewski (Northport/Northport) and first year Julie Holloway (Pittsford/Rush Henrietta) on the 200-yard medley relay team that posted a winning time of 1:52.40. In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Holloway, Max, junior Corinne Vairo (Poquott/Ward Melville) and sophomore Stephanie Wilcoxen (Manlius/Fayetteville-Manlius) took first in 1:41.48.

Holloway took first in the 100-yard freestyle (55.88) and Modelewski won the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.97). First year Jenna Gibbons (Staten Island/Staten Island Tech) rounded out Geneseo’s individual winners, placing first in the 200-yard butterfly (2:19.89).

Vairo contributed second-place efforts in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle with respective times of 2:03.02 and 5:30.11. Junior Molly Carney (Chenango Forks/Chenango Forks) finished second in the 100-yard butterfly (1:03.75) and sophomore Kristen Bormann (Farmingdale/Half Hollow Hills East) was second in the 200-yard butterfly (2:23.81). The 200-yard freestyle relay team – Lauren Boyce (New Hartford/New Hartford), first year Betsy Erickson (Elma/Iroquois), junior Linda Chang (Great Neck/Great Neck South) and Modelewski – took second in 1:43.85.

Geneseo returns to action next Saturday, hosting Cortland in a 1 p.m. meet.