On September 24, Darien’s Girls Swim team raced against the aggressive, competitive Ridgefield. The Blue Wave scored 88 points, but it was not enough to beat Ridgefield’s 98. As of September 17, Darien’s record was 2-0, making this meet the first loss of the season. Captain Lauren Picard says, “I thought the meet went really well, aside from the fact that we lost. But, it was a great meet despite the the actual outcome score wise because there were a lot of best times. Everyone was pushing everyone.” Other captains Kelsey Vrooman and Rachel Stobbie weighed in on the meet as well. Vrooman said, “They were really tough competition, but I’m really proud of my team and what we have to look forward to”. Stobbie added, “We swam our hardest, but I am really proud of the whole team for rising up to the occasion.” Their next home meet is Wednesday October 10 against Darien’s rivals, the New Canaan Rams.