The Central Connecticut swimming and diving team split a meet at
St. Francis (PA) on Saturday, dropping a 151-110 decision to St.
Francis (PA) and defeating Duquesne 149-112. Sophomore Taylor
Friedmann posted three victories in the meet for the Blue
Devils, winning the 200, 500 and 1,000 yard freestyle events. She
posted pool record times in the 200 and 500 yard free.
The meet was held at St. Francis (PA) in the Stokes Athletic Center.
Friedmann started her day with a win in the 1,000 yard freestyle, posting a time of 10:36.36 to win by almost four seconds. She followed that up by setting a new pool record in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.38. She took almost two full seconds off of the existing record with was set earlier in 2010.
She claimed her second pool record in the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 5:06.79. She bested the existing mark by over three seconds, and won the race by over six seconds. Her three race victories were the most on the day for any swimmer.
Teammate Alex Czaplicki posted a win in the 200 yard backstoke with a time of 2:08.27. She also had a second place finish in the 100 yard back, losing by only .15 of a second with a time of 59.62. The winner posted a time of 59.47. Teammate Allison Rasile was third in the race with a time of 1:00.68.
Central finished second and third in the 100 yard breaststroke. Kristina Gulia was second with a time of 1:07.19 while Kristen Malski was third with a time of 1:08.33.
They also finished second and third in the 100 freestyle. Helene Neuhaus was second at 53.63 while Katie Lang was third at 54.22.
Gulia and Malski finished thrird and fourth in the 200 yard breaststroke with times of 2:28.70 and 2:29.05 respectively.
Central returns to action on Sunday hosting a home meet against Southern Connecticut.
February 27, 2011 Friedmann Breaks ECAC 200 Free Record, Blue Devils Move to Fourth
February 27, 2011 Swimming and Diving Finishes Fourth at ECAC Championships
February 25, 2011 Swimming and Diving in Fifth Place After Day One of ECAC Championships
February 23, 2011 Swimming and Diving Receives Scholar All-America Team Honor
February 19, 2011 Swimming and Diving Takes Second at 2011 NEC Championships
February 17, 2011 Blue Devils Take the Lead on Day One of NEC Championships
February 1, 2011 Madison Vestergaard Named Northeast Conference Diver of the Week
January 29, 2011 Swimming and Diving Drops Wagner on Senior Day
January 18, 2011 Swimming and Diving Adds Karen Novak to Class of 2015
January 9, 2011 Swimming and Diving Falls to Vermont
November 23, 2010 Central Sweeps NEC Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards
November 21, 2010 Swimming and Diving Finishes Sixth at Rutgers' Frank Elm Invitational
November 17, 2010 Vestergaard Earns Fourth Consecutive NEC Diver of the Week Award
November 13, 2010 Swimming and Diving Tops Sacred Heart at Home
November 10, 2010 Start Time Changed for Saturday's Swimming and Diving Meet
November 9, 2010 Blue Devils Sweep Weekly NEC Swimming and Diving Awards
November 6, 2010 Swimming and Diving Falls to New Hampshire 190-110
November 5, 2010 Swimming Defeats Bryant 171-91
November 2, 2010 Vestergaard Earns Second NEC Diver of the Week Award
October 31, 2010 Swimming and Diving Defeats SCSU
October 26, 2010 Swimming and Diving Sweep Weekly NEC Awards
October 23, 2010 Madison Vestergaard Takes Second in the Three Meter Dive
October 19, 2010 Friedmann and Goldberger Earn NEC Swimming and Diving Honors
October 16, 2010 Swimming and Diving Tops Maine