UNH women's swimming beat NU, break four records
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DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team not only defeated the Northeastern Huskies in the Jan. 19 meet to continue their undefeated season but also broke four records in the process. Melissa Lague (Salem, N.H.) broke two UNH and America East records when she won the 100 back in a time of 57.60 and the 200 back in 2:03.66. She also played second in the 200 individual medley.

Lague also swam a leg on the 200 medley relay that broke the Swasey Pool event record. She, along with Ashley Fish (Fairview, Pa), Jamie Crowley (Plainville, Conn.) and Amanda Paul (Reston, Va.), broke the record with a time of 1:47.49.

Fish also finished the day with a pair of second place finishes in the 100 and 200 fly. Crowley had two winning efforts in her events, the 50 and 100 free. Paul took third place in the 200 free.

UNH's second relay of the day, the 400 free relay, also broke the Swasey Pool record. Crowley and Paul along with Shannon Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) and Kristen Nardozzi (St. Petersburg, Fl.) swam the relay in a time of 3:33.45.

Daly finished the day with two first place finishes in the 100 and 200 breast as well as a second place finish in the 50 free. Nardozzi had an incredible performance with three additional first place finishes in the 200 free, 500 free and 200 individual medley.

Amanda Crawford (Hillsdale, N.J.) took second place in the 1000 free while Kate Rock (Cheshire, Conn.) finished third in the same event.

Heather Brogan (Hudson, N.H.) placed second in the 3 meter dive and third in the 1 meter diving events. Michelle Groff (Marblehead, Mass.) and Jen Verser (Bloomsbury, N.J.) both finished the day with third place efforts in the 200 backstroke and 200 butterfly, respectively.

The 8-0 Wildcats return to action Feb. 1 at home against Maine. The meet is scheduled for 2 p.m.

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