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Dube wins twice in victory

Cara Dube (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Cara Dube (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Cara Dube (Milford, Conn./Joseph A. Foran) won twice to close out the first half of the season for McDaniel with a win over Hood in non-conference women's swimming action on Saturday.


  • The Green Terror (2-3) defeated the Blazers (0-9) by a score of 67-34.

Head of the Class: The following athletes won multiple events at the meet:

  • Blair Boyle (Springfield, N.J./Villa Walsh Academy) won the 500 free (5:29.31) and 100 free (55.77 seconds).
  • Samantha Smith (Bangkok, Thailand/International School of Bangkok) won the 200 IM (2:16.99) and 50 backstroke (28.55 seconds).
  • Individually, Cara Dube won the 200 backstroke (2:16.00). She was also part of the winning 400 medley relay (4:31.66).

Striking Gold: The following athletes won a single event at the meet:

Precious Metal: The following athletes finished second or third in an event at the meet:

  • Sara Hegna finished second in the 500 free (5:29.50).
  • Cara Dube finished second in the 50 butterfly (30.14 seconds).
  • Joanna Wattenberg (Monrovia, Md./Urbana) finished second in the 200 backstroke (2:19.21).
  • Bryn Blanchard finished second in the 100 breaststroke (1:13.28).
  • Emma Perdue finished second in the 200 IM (2:28.60).
  • Maddie Gamble finished second in the 100 free (57.93 seconds).
  • Carly Deickman finished third in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.24).

From the X-Files: The following athletes turned in the best time of the event while swimming exhibition:

For the Foes: The following Hood athletes won events at the meet:

  • Kate Sanborn won the 100 breaststroke (1:12.73).
  • Mandy Smith won the 50 free (28.82 seconds).
  • Brianna Hand-Soloman won the 100 IM (1:07.38).

Next Up: The Green Terror returns to action at Salisbury on Saturday, Jan. 6. Meet time is 1 p.m.