Plymouth coasts past Rochester in season opener
ROCHESTER — A little of the old, a little of the new.
Plymouth's girls swim team brought the perfect combination of experience and new talent to their season opener Tuesday, coasting to an eventual 127-58 win at Rochester.
The Lady Pilgrims grabbed wins in all swim events and swept the top three spots in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle swims as well as the 100-yard breast stroke race.
"I am definitely really pleased with our first meet," said Plymouth head swimming coach Chelsea Bramfeld. "We had a lot of our returning swimmers are starting out almost where they ended the season last year, so that's a good feeling to know that they're coming back just as strong as they were at the end."
"I have a lot of versatile swimmers this year," she added. "Our freshman class is pretty strong, and in our returning sophomore class we have a lot of girls who can swim a lot of events, which is really nice to have."
Plymouth boasts a depth of returning talent in 2010 with six seniors on the roster, including team co-captains Kenzie Miller and Hannah Eads. Eads and Miller led the team Tuesday as each went 4-for-4 in wins as both swam legs on Plymouth's winning 400 free relay and 200 medley relay squads, while Miller won the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard butterfly, and Eads claimed the top spot in the 100 free and 100 back.