Women's Swimming & Diving Owns Second Place at AE Championships After Day Two

BOSTON — The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team finished day two of the 2012 America East Swimming and Diving Championships in second place with 238.5 points.

New Hampshire was led by a record-breaking performance from Katie Mann (Prince George, B.C.), as she set a meet and America East record in the 200 IM with a time of two minutes and 1.32 seconds. Oneida Cooper (Johannesburg, South Africa) followed up with a fourth-place finish in the event, clocking in at 2:04.75.

The Wildcats opened the day with Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) and Sydney Tribou (Orlando, Fla.) nabbing third and fourth place in the 500-yard freestyle. McCandless timed in at 4:53.26 while Tribou touched down at 4:53.38.

Midway through the action Emily Magnavita (South Glastonbury, Conn.) picked up a fifth-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle, timing in at 24.03.

Ellen Pelletier
(West Hartford, Conn.) provided a lift for the 'Cats in the three-meter dive, claiming third place with a score of 238.55.

UNH capped off the day taking fourth place (1:35.59) in the 200-yard freestyle relay with Shelli Reed (Hollister, Calif.), Megan Suffel (Cornwall, Ontario), Magnavita and Tribou all swimming a leg in the event.

New Hampshire returns to action for day three of the America East Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday, Feb. 25, beginning with preliminaries (10 a.m.) at Boston University's Aquatic Center.


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