Sophomore Madison Vestergaard won both diving events, but Central Connecticut State University dropped a 163-60 road decision at Miami Saturday. Vestergaard scored 252.60 points in the one-meter dive and totaled 236.93 points to win the three-meter board. The Blue Devils will next travel to Rutgers to compete in the College Conference Carnival on January 22 and 23 in Piscataway, NJ.
Sophomore Alex Czaplicki and freshman Taylor Friedmann led the CCSU swimmers with two top three finishes each. Czaplicki placed second in the 100 backstroke, touching in at 1:01.42. She also took third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.24. Friedmann earned bronze medalist honors in the 200 and 500 freestyle events. She timed in at 1:57.20 in the 200 and recorded a 5:09.74 in the 500 free.
Senior Kandra Kane, sophomore Kristen Malski and freshman Katie Lang also recorded top three finishes in Miami. Kane touched in at 10:34.61 to place second in the 1,000 free. Malski was third in the 100 breast stroke with a time of 1:08.86, while Lang placed second in the 100 butterfly, recording a time of 1:00.46.