GRANTHAM, Pa. - The Hood College swim team fell at Messiah in a Middle Atlantic Conference tri-meet featuring Widener.
- Messiah defeated Hood 173-98.
- Widener defeated Hood 198-80.
- Ann Coleman, Melissa Jacobs, Victoria Plaudis and Danielle Pong each recorded a second-place finish to lead the Blazers.
- Coleman was second, by less than a second, in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:06.61.
- Jacobs was the runner-up in the 200 back in 2:22.10. Coleman was barely half a second behind in third place.
- In the 200-yard breaststroke, Plaudis swam a time of 2:40.23 to take second place.
- Pong captured second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:12.20. Kate Sanborn was third in the event with a 1:13.93.
Hood will look to get back into the win column on November 9 in another tri-meet at Lycoming with Misericordia.