Women's Swim Stands Third After Day One At NEACs

Women's Swim Stands Third After Day One At NEACs

The Wells College women's swimming team began the 2018 North Eastern Athletic Conference Swimming Championships with opening-day competition Friday, Feb. 16 at SUNY Cobleskill. Wells stands in third place after the first day of the three-day championship meet.

Wells placed third in the A Final of the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:56.79, and the B relay took eighth overall with a time of 2:07.10 in the finals.

In the 500-yard freestyle, Kaitlyn Schwend was fourth in the event final with a time of 5:54.78. She entered the finals seeded fifth after her preliminary time, but moved up one place on the podium. Anna Bozeat was sixth overall in 6:28.11. In the B Final, Amy Storti was ninth overall and Emily Cooper was 12th.

Courtney Cloutier placed second in the event finals of the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:27.21. Cloutier also swam the second-fastest prelim time in the 200-yard IM. Jeanna Swift competed in the B Final of the 200 IM and was 11th overall in 3:33.37.

In the 50-yard freestyle, Shannon Simmons and Caitlin Lawrence swam in the event's B Final. Lawrence was seventh overall in 29.83 seconds and Simmons was eighth with a time of 29.96 seconds.

Wells was fourth in the A Finals of the 400-yard medley relay after placing fourth in the event preliminaries. The Express swam 5:49.16 in the event finals on Friday night.

Action continues Saturday with preliminary events beginning at 10 a.m. and event finals starting at 6 p.m. Event schedules, results, and webcast links can be found at the championship meet page.


Complete Day 1 Results and Team Scores (.pdf)