Vermont swimming and diving defeat Maine and Boston College

Vermont vs. Maine vs. Boston College-MEET RESULTS

The Vermont swimming and diving team defeated both Maine, 172-128, and Boston College, 206-94, in a tri-meet Saturday at Wallace Pool. The Catamounts improve to 4-1 on the year following the pair of victories.

Rookie Shannon Cowley set a new UVM freshmen record in the 200 breast, claiming first place in a time of 2:24.08. The freshman also raced to a first-place finish in the 200 IM in 2:12.24.

Maggie Preston swept the diving competition for the third straight meet on her way to posting her top scores of the season in both events. Preston scored 250.35 to register a first-place showing in the 3-meter, and earned a score of 245.50 in the 1-meter to claim victory.

The Catamounts took the top three spots in the 200 back, led by Ilsa Feierabend’s first-place time of 2:09.22. Jess Gorham finished just behind Feierabend in second place (2:10.72), and Elena Melloni claimed the third best time in the event (2:10.83). Gorham also earned a victory in the 100 back, clocking in at 59.76 for a first-place showing.

Junior Christa Weaver earned a pair of individual victories on the afternoon, registering the top spots in the 50 and 100 freestyle events with times of 23.85 and 52.79, respectively.

In the 200 medley relay, the squad of Gorham, Cowley, Courtney Gray and Weaver swam to a first-place finish in a time of 1:47.60. The Catamounts rounded out the sweep in relay events with a victory in the 200 free relay. The team of Andie Blaser, Gray, Sarah Mantz and Weaver clocked in at 1:38.33 to take first place.

Vermont returns to Burlington to host Central Connecticut and Merrimack in a tri-meet on Saturday, November 15 at 2 p.m. CatamounTV.com will have live video of the meet for free in HD.

College Swimming News courtesy of Vermont swimming and diving.

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MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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