2022 Women’s NESCAC Championships
- February 10-13, 2022
- Colby College, Waterville, ME
- Defending Champs: Williams
- Live Results
Tufts had a narrow lead heading into day 3 of NESCACs. After day 3, Williams now leads by 7.5 points.
200 Medley Relay
- Williams (1:41.35)
- Bowdoin (1:41.96)
- Bates (1:43.07)
Williams tried to close the gap on Tufts right away, winning the 200 medley relay in 1:41.35. That time earned them a NESCAC, meet, school, and pool record. Samantha Kilcoyne swam a huge butterfly leg as she swam the fastest split of the field by almost a second. Tufts finished fourth in 1:43.47.
- Lillie Bushway, Williams (10:08.94)
- Katie Shelburne, Tufts (10:12.73)
- Chloe Katz, Middlebury (10:14.13)
Williams and Tufts went in a head-to-head battle here for the 1000. Lillie Bushway came out on top winning in 10:08.94. Shelburne led through the first 500, but Bushway had a strong second 500 to come out on top. She also set a pool record.
Tufts made up huge ground retaking the lead with four swimmers in the A final going 2-4-6-7. Molly Craig of Williams won the event in a new pool record of 4:22.57.
Samantha Kilcoyne was just off of her time from prelims, but still won the 100 butterfly in commanding fashion. Amanda Higgins of Connecticut College touched third in a school record of 55.48. Tufts expanded on their lead as they went 2-6-7-8 in the event.
- Mary Hufziger, Tufts (1:48.26)
- Claire Brennan, Tufts (1:48.73)
- Grace Wenger, Bates (1:49.41)
Tufts teammates Hufziger and Brennan were side by side throughout the race. Hufziger came out on top, winning in 1:48.26. That time was also a pool record.
- Amanda Wager, Williams (1:01.68)
- Charlotte Wishnack, Williams (1:02.44)
- Abigail Gibbons, Bates (1:03.05)
Williams picked up much needed points from Wager and Wishnack who went 1-2 in the event. Wager’s time set a pool record. Tufts did not have anyone in the A final.
- Sophia Verkleeren, Williams (54.89)
- Sophie Cassily, Bates (55.23)
- Ella Martin, Bowdoin (55.27)
Williams went 1-6-7 in the event to help get the lead back over Tufts who only placed 8th in the A final. Verkleeren was third coming into finals but dropped over half of a second to win in a pool record time of 54.89.
- Williams College 1265.5
- Tufts University 1258
- Amherst College 793
- Bates College 735
- Bowdoin College 649.5
- Middlebury College 643
- Connecticut College 543
- Wesleyan University 411.5
- Colby College 397.5
- Trinity College 363
- Hamilton College 328