Women's Swimming and Diving falls to BU, 184-113

BOSTON – Sophomore Shelli Reed (Hollister, Calif.) notched a first place finish and propelled a relay team to a second place finish, but the University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team dropped just its first loss of the season, falling to Boston University, 184-113, Monday afternoon at Competition Pool.

Reed took the top spot in the 200-yard freestyle, notching a time of one minute and 52.87 seconds. Her afternoon was rounded out with an impressive outing in the 200-yard medley relay, leading a team that consisted of Amy Perrault (Kirkland Lake, Ontario), Allison Nahin (Hartland, Wisc.), and Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) to a second place finish with a time of 1:48.09.

Kiersten Wollenzien (Holland Landing, Ontario) got the Wildcats started on the right foot, taking first place in the 1000-yard free, timing in at 10:21.84.

New Hampshire also had a strong showing in the 100-yard breaststroke, with Nahin grabbing second place and Casey Albert (Enfield, N.H.) nabbing third place. Nahin touched down at 1:04.12, while Albert finished in 1:07.14.

McCandless kept up the heat in the following event, snagging the top spot in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:04.88. Whitney Powers (Bedford, N.H.) added a fifth place finish in the event, timing in at 2:20.43.

UNH also got a strong showing late in the action from Jenna Bull (Woodstock, New Brunswick), as she took first place in the 200-yard IM, touching down at 2:08.32.

The Wildcats are back in action Saturday, Jan. 22 at 1 p.m. when they return home to take on Dartmouth College at Swasey Pool.

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