Another record shattered in a close meet

Staples HS Girls swim team improved to 3-2 on the season with a hard fought win over Westhill/Stamford.  The meet came down to the final event with Staples finishing first in the 400 meter freestyle relay with a time of 4:10.46 to secure the win.

Highlights of the meet include another record setting swim by freshman Annam Olasewere in the 50 meter free with a time of 26.15 beating her 26.48 record swim from last week.  Olasewere also won the 100 meter free in a time of 59.38.

Staples senior captain Jessica Qi won the 200m freestyle (2:15.26) and 400m freestyle (4:50.68). Freshman Dani Schwartz took second in the 400m freestyle with a time of 4:55.30.

Co-Captain Ella Alpert won the 100m butterfly (1:09.07) and placed second in the 100m backstroke (1:10.68).

Freshman Ayann Olasewere and sophomore Libby Turner took first and second in the 200m IM (2:34.97 and 2:37.39). Olasewere won the 100 meter breaststroke (1:20.64) and Turner took third (1:32.37).

Staples divers Kate Whitaker, Mia Guster and Emma Thaw took 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively against a very competitive Westhill/Stamford team.

Next up for the Wreckers is Friday night’s meet at home vs Greenwich.