WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING DROPS CCSU, 190-110
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – Led by a pair of record-breaking performances from Amy Perrault (Kirkland Lake, Ontario) and Jessica Little (Barrie, Ontario), the University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team placed first in 12 events, earning a 190-110 victory over Central Connecticut State University Saturday afternoon at Jack Suydam Natatorium.
Little was equally impressive, breaking a pool record in the 200-yard breast, timing in at 2:21.03. Nahin chipped in with a second place finish in the event (2:27.82). Little also claimed first place in the 200-yard IM, touching down at 2:10.48.
Following UNH's standout performance in the 400-yard medley relay, Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) and Kiersten Wollenzien (Holland Landing, Ontario) would keep up the pace, notching first and second place finishes in the 1000-yard freestyle with times of 10:26.95 and 10:36.63, respectively.
The Wildcats wouldn't let up as McCandless notched another first place finish, taking the 200-yard butterfly in 2:07.64.
Reed would help UNH stay on track, claiming a pair of first place finishes in the 50-yard free (24.81) and 100-yard free (52.90), keeping the Wildcats ahead midway through the action.
After helping give New Hampshire the early edge, Perrault was at it again later in the day, tallying a pair of first place finishes in the 200-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly. She finished the 200-yard back with a time of 2:05.86, while finishing the 100-yard butterfly in 58.11.
Ellen Pelletier (West Hartford, Conn.) also gave the 'Cats a lift, sweeping the diving events of the day. She took first place in the 1-meter dive with a score of 229.57, while also claiming first in the 3-meter dive with a score of 217.19.
The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. when they return home to take on the University of Rhode Island at Swasey Pool.