Northeastern Women Defeat Boston 181-110

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November 10th, 2019 College, News

Northeastern v. Boston (W)

  • Thursday, November 7, 2019
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Results

Courtesy: Northeastern Athletics

BOSTON – Klara Juliusson won two events with season-best times and swam on two winning relays, while Elly Morrison swept the 1- and 3-meter springboards to lead the Northeastern women’s swimming and diving team (3-2) over crosstown foe Boston University (0-5), 181-110, on Thursday night inside Barletta Natatorium. The Huskies won 14 of 16 events.

Juliusson set a new season-best mark in the 200-yard breaststroke by over 2 seconds, clocking a time of 2:23.38. She posted a season-best time of 1:04.64 in the 100 breaststroke, which ranks third-best in the Colonial Athletic Association this season. Morrison tallied season-best scores on both springboards, finishing with 255.60 on the 1-meter and 255.90 on the 3-meter.

Megan Clark had strong swims for the Huskies, capturing the 50 freestyle (23.41) and the 200 freestyle (1:51.85) events. Clark rallied in the 400 free relay for NU, pushing past BU in the final 50 yards to touch the wall in first place for the Huskies.

Kelly Cheng and Bailey Smith picked up a pair of first-place finishes for Northeastern. Cheng swept both butterfly events, finishing with times of 58.51 and 2:09.26 in the 100 and 200 fly. Smith swam a season-best time of 57.73 in the 100 backstroke, fifth-fastest in the CAA, and clocked a time of 2:04.54 in the 200 back.

The Huskies will swim in the Terrier Invitational, Nov. 22-24, at Boston University.

Courtesy: Boston Athletics

BOSTON – Visiting crosstown rival Northeastern Thursday night, the Boston University women’s swimming & diving team suffered a 181-110 setback.

Carly Soares carried the scoring load with two individual wins, taking the 500 free and 200 IM while also placing second in the 100 breast. Joanna McNulty also topped the podium, winning the 1000 free, and followed Soares in the 500 free and 200 IM.

The Terriers will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 9 for a double-dual against Bryant and UConn at 1:30 p.m.

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