DURHAM, N.H.- The University of New Hampshire women’s swimming and diving team finished garnered top finishes twelve events to earn its second consecutive victory, a 167-94 win against Wagner College on Sunday afternoon.
The Wildcats, who are now 2-0 on the season, opened up the afternoon with first and second place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay. The first team, consisting of sophomore Amy Perrault (Kirkland Lake, Ontario), and freshmen Jessica Little (Barrie, Ontario), Sarah Kanellas (Lowell, Mass.), and Anna Grylewska (Norwell, Conn.), touched in with a time of 1:51.06.
Perrault went on to garner top-place finishes in both the 200-yard freestyle (1:58.65) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:10.86). The sophomore also swam the anchor leg of the first-place finishing 400-yard freestyle relay, which touched in at 3:41.64.
Little also had a successful afternoon, earning first in the 200-yard breaststroke and the 200-yard individual medley. The freshman clocked in with a time of 2:22.25 in the breast, an event which New Hampshire garnered the top three positions, and at 2:11.70 in the IM.
Sophomore Kiersten Wollenzien (Holland Landing, Onatrio) contributed to the Wildcat’s triumph as she edged out her competitor by .28 seconds to grab first in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:21.96.
In other close races, Kanellas garnered first in the 100-yard butterfly by touching in at 1:00.31, just .01 seconds ahead of Wagner. The freshman also finished less than one second ahead of her competition in the 50-yard freestyle (25.24).
Other highlights include first and second place finishes in the 200-yard fly by Mattie Fowler (Farmington, Maine) and Laura Fay (Eugene, Ore.), touching in with times of 2:13.59 and 2:16.92, respectively.
The Wildcats wrapped up the meet with a top finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay as the team touched in at 3:41.64.
The Wildcats will host Niagara on Saturday, Oct. 25 before traveling to UMBC on Sunday, Oct. 26 to open up America East action.