New Hampshire Women Lead After Day 1 of 2016 America East Conference

2016 Women America East Conference Championships

  • Thursday, February 11 – Saturday February 14
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Defending Champions: UMBC
  • Live Results
  • Championship Central

The New Hampshire Wildcats shattered the meet record in the 800 free relay to start the meet off. The A team of Liza BaykovaBrittany MoffattJess Harper and Brittany Driscoll clocked in in 7:16.14, taking more than a second off of the previous conference record of 7:17.68, set in 2013. Finishing 2nd in a time of 7:23.01 was UMBC’s A team of Catherine FredianiAlissa CaulfieldHania Moro and Laura Massicotte.

In the 200 medley relay, another conference record fell, but this time it was UMBC. The A team of Lauren DayEmily EscobedoAmanda Day and Kristie Langford won the event in a record time of 1:41.26, breaking the previous 5-year old record of 1:41.70. Finishing 2nd in this event was Vermont in 1:43.48 and 3rd was New Hampshire in 1:44.91.

In the diving event of the night, the 1m board, it was University of Vermont’s Maggie Preston who took the victory, winning with a score of 248.90, 2nd place went to UMBC’s Coco Darelius (214.55) and just behind her was Hailee Miller of New Hampshire (214.25).

At the end of night 1, New Hampshire leads with 125 points, defending champions; UMBC 2rd with 102 points and University of Vermont 3rd with 99 points.

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About Lani Cabrera

Lani Cabrera

My name is Lani Cabrera and I’m from a small island in the Caribbean called Barbados. I am a senior on the swim team at Florida Gulf Coast University and I also swim for the Barbados National Team. I am studying Public Relations here at FGCU and I have always had …

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