MCC women hold off Erie in home opener

MCC Women's Swimming and Diving

BUFFALO - Samantha Pratt won three events to lift the MCC women's swimming and diving team to an 86-73 victory over Erie Community College in Monroe's season-opening meet on Wednesday.

Pratt, a freshman, took first in the 50 breast (39.32), 500 free (6:13.06), and 1000 free (12:40.46) to lead Monroe. The Tribunes host Buffalo State at 1 p.m. Saturday in the team's home opener.

Emily DeClerck and Amanda Miller each won two events for MCC. DeClerck was victorious in the 50 back (31.76) and the 200 IM (2:50.07), while Miller touched first in the 50 free (27.43) and the 50 fly (31.56).

Catherine Argitis picked up Monroe's other win, taking first in the 200 free (2:33.03).