House, Parker Lead Vermont Women To Victory Over Maine

by SwimSwam 0

November 09th, 2021 College, News

Vermont vs Maine (W)

Courtesy: UVM Athletics

ORONO, Maine – Kira Parker and Jackie House each won two individual events for the Catamounts as UVM defeated Maine 162-135 at Stanley M. Wallace Pool Saturday afternoon. As a team Vermont won nine events on the day, they improved their record to 2-1 this season against America East opponents.

Results (.pdf)

“I thought our team performed really well today considering where we are in our training cycle,” said Head Coach Gerry Cournoyer. “We’ll get back to work and prepare for our first three-day competition of the season at the URI Invitational.


  • For Parker, it was her second straight conference dual meet earning two wins. She won the 100 and 200 back Saturday. Her 100 back time of 1:00.03 was .81 faster than anyone today. In the 200 back she won by 2.45 seconds with a time of 2:09.17.
  • First year House won the third and fourth wins of her career Saturday in the 100 and 1000 free. She swam a 10:35.48 in the 1000 free and 53.71 in the 100 free.
  • Mina Poppas earned her first individual win of the season with a time of 2:11.77 in the 200 IM. She was 5.23 seconds faster than anyone else in the field.
  • First year Hally Laney won the 100 fly for the second straight meet on Saturday. Her time of 58.87 was 2.88 seconds faster than UVM’s Jenny O’Neil who took second place. Kara Campbell finished third in the race with a time of 1:01.11 as UVM took the top three places.
  • Junior Molly Williams won the first race of her career in the 500 free. Her time of 5:19.15 was .20 seconds faster than first year Emily Rocco.
  • Firs year Charlie Ramey also registered her first career win with a time of 1:56.60 in the 200 free. Ella Church (1:56.96), Emily Rygula (1:59.72) and Cailin Campbell (1:59.77) rounded out a top-four sweep for UVM in the distance.
  • First year Madison Supple won the 200 fly for the second straight meet as well. The Catamounts also took the top three spots in that event. Supple’s 2:12.96 was 2.86 seconds faster than Kara Campbell and Maggie Mantz placed third with a time of 2:18.30.

Vermont returns to action November 19-21 as they close out the first semester at the Harold Anderson Invitational hosted at URI’s Tootell Aquatic Center.

For fans hoping to travel to the Harold Anderson Invitational please note URI’s COVID-19 policies. The University is requiring all guests 12 years and older to present proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 OR proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of meet time or proof of a negative COVID-19 antigen test (rapid test) taken within 6 hours of the event. At home tests will not be accepted.

Courtesy: Maine Athletics

ORONO, ME – The University of Maine women’s swim and dive team opened up their 2021-22 conference schedule with a home meet against the Vermont Catamounts, where they fell short in the 162-135 Meet.

For the Black Bears, they finished the Meet with 7 first place finishes. Among their top performers included:

Kayla Loughman: First in the team 200 Medley Relay (1:49.62), First in the individual 50 Free (24:84), First in the team 200 Free Relay (1:39.72) and Second in the 100 Free (53.99)
Morgan Bui: First in the team 200 Medley Relay (1:49.62), First in the individual 100 Breaststroke (1:07.39), First in the individual 200 Breaststroke (2:28.42) and Fourth in the 200 IM (2:21.26).
PhilAnn Dixon: First in the 1 Meter dive (235.35) and First in the 3 Meter dive (248.63).

For Vermont, Jackie House, Kira Parker and Madison Supple took home two first place finishes at the Meet, while Charlie Ramey, Molly Williams, Hally Laney and Mina Poppas took a single first place finish.

For the Black Bears, their next Meet is set to take place in a road meet against the Holy Cross Crusaders on Saturday, Nov. 13. It is scheduled to begin at 1:00 P.M.

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