DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving team earned a spot in the CollegeSwimming.com national polls this week, earning the 19th ranking among all Division I schools.
Among the top-five schools are (1) Florida, (2) California, (3) Southern California, (4) Texas and (5) Stanford. New Hampshire is currently ranked ahead of Princeton (20), Missouri State (21), Columbia (22), UMBC (23), North Carolina (24) and Virginia Tech (25).
The Wildcats most recently took the America East Conference Championships by storm over the weekend (Feb. 14-17), earning their first conference title since the 2005-06 season and their fifth in program history. UNH broke a host of records on the weekend, including the most points scored by a team in the championship (858). Overall, the team shattered 17 records, including 10 pool, four meet and three conference.
Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) tallied an NCAA-B cut in the 400-yard IM (4:14.81), the 100 breast (1:02.63) and the 200 breast (2:14.18). Jenni Roberts (Springvale, Maine) also tallied an NCAA-B time in the 200 IM (2:00.42.) and in the 200 fly (1:58.60) en route to setting three conference records. The junior was also tabbed the America East Outstanding Swimmer of the Year.
For more information on the women's swimming & diving program, be sure to visit www.UNHWildcats.com.