Jamaica, NY – The Merchant Marine women's swimming team concluded the 2012-13 regular season Thursday night with dual meet victories over York and Old Westbury. The Mariners defeated the Cardinals 62-25 and knocked off the Panthers 60-30. The USMMA women finish the year with an 8-3 record as they prepare for the Landmark Conference Championships February 8-10.
Merchant Marine took first-place in six events and had the top-two finishers in all of those races. USMMA swimmers who touched the wall for a victory included: Alexandra Biehn (Burnsville, MN) in the 800 and 400 freestyle, Casey Roth (Westminster, CO) in the 200 freestyle, Jacqueline White (Oradell, NJ) in the 200 IM, Colleen Lindgren (Palm City, FL) in the 100 fly, and the 200 medley relay team.
USMMA will look to improve upon last year's performance at the Landmark Conference Championships in which the team placed third, the highest finish in program history.