Blue Devils Finish ECAC Championships in Eighth

The Central Connecticut State University swimming and diving team finished competition at the ECAC Championships today. The Blue Devils placed eighth out of 24 scoring teams, recording 227 total points. The 400 freestyle relay team of Alex Czaplicki, Kandra Kane, Taylor Friedmann and Katie Lang recorded the top finish of the day, placing fifth in a time of 3:31.13.

Marist won the championship with 503.5 points, edging out Harvard who took second with 492 points. Rider rounded out the top three with a score of 391.5.

Friedmann also recorded the top individual performance for CCSU on Sunday. The freshman placed ninth in the 100 freestyle, touching in at 52.36 seconds. Czaplicki added a 16th place finish in the 200 backstroke, recording a time of 2:07.73.

Freshmen Christine Smith and Lauren O'Kelly finished within three seconds of each other in the 1650 freestyle. Smith came in at 18:00.16 to take 10th place, while O'Kelly was 11th with a time of 18:02.69.