St. Mary’s College senior Beth Dobson (Lexington Park/Great Mills) has been named as the Capital Athletic Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week for the week of November 6.


Dobson won both the 50 freestyle (25.83) and the 100 freestyle (57.34) against Goucher. She also swam the first leg for the winning 200 freestyle relay team that won with a time of 1:46.16. She helped to account for 29 of the team’s 123 total points and give the Seahawks their first victory of the season.


The women’s swimming team is currently 1-2 overall on the season. The team will host Gallaudet and Hood in a double dual meet on Friday, November 11. The meet is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m.


The following athletes were also nominated for Swimmer of the Week honors, and are honorable mention selections:


  • Patricia Dilger (Wake Forest, NC/Wakefield) – Mary Washington


  • Laura Allen (Laurel, MD/Atholton) – Salisbury


  • Amanda Shanks (York County, VA/Tabb) – Marymount