Queens Takes Down Division III Emory in Battle of Titans

Photo Courtesy: Queens University of Charlotte Athletics

ATLANTA, GA. – The Queens University of Charlotte women’s swimming team, ranked No. 1 in the TYR/CSCAA Preseason Poll, won all 14 races in a dual meet with Division III power Emory University on Saturday.

Queens began the day with a win in the 400-Yard Medley Relay from the team of Polina Lapshina, Shelly Prayson, Georgia DaCruz and Kyrie Dobson. Lapshina, Dobson, Wanda Dollmayer and Prayson helped lead Queens to its second relay win of the day in the 200-Yard Freestyle Relay.

Sophomore Francesca Bains was a three-time in the meet, taking the top spot in the 200-Yard Butterfly, 1,000-Yard Freestyle, and the 400-Yard I.M.

Dobson (50-Yard Freestyle, 100-Yard Freestyle), Lapshina (100-Yard Backstroke, 200-Yard Backstroke) and Josefina Lorda-Taylor (200-Yard Freestyle, 500-Yard Freestyle) each won two races for Queens.

Sarah Jane Atkinson won the 200-Yard Breaststroke, DaCruz won the 100-Yard Butterfly and Prayson won the 100-Yard Breaststroke to round out the individual winners for the Royals.

Queens next event will be the team’s annual Marriott Fall Frenzy Invitational on Nov. 16-18 at the Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center.


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    • Ronald Hehn

      Gian Alessandro Queens gets a lot of swim MAC kids. They’ve been on the rise for a while.

    • Gian Alessandro

      Ronald Hehn Could IU take them down suited and tapered with IU swimmers in 5 drag suits and going 80K a week?

    • Ronald Hehn

      Gian Alessandro that’s a taper week for IU!

  1. Charlene Tallen

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