Blue Devils Sweep Duquesne, St. FrancisThe Central Connecticut swimming & diving team swept Duquesne and St. Francis (PA) today at Duquesne. The event hosted Central Connecticut along with St. Francis.
Vestergaard NEC Diver of the WeekMadison Vestergaard, the NEC’s 2010 Outstanding Diver, continues to have success in her senior campaign as she picks up her first NEC Diver of the Week nod of the 2011-12 season.
Central Sweeps Blue Devil DualsThe second and final day of the Blue Devil Duals was headlined by the hosting Central Connecticut team. The event included Southern Connecticut, Sacred Heart, Bryant, CW Post, and Fairfield.
Swimming & Diving Picked 2nd in NEC PollThe Central Connecticut swimming & diving team was picked to finish second in the NEC preseason poll. Recieving two first place votes, the Blue Devils were picked to finish behind only St. Francis (PA) and ahead of Bryant.
Neuhaus Earns Trip to USA Winter NationalsCentral Connecticut sophomore swimmer Helene Neuhaus qualified for the 2011 USA Winter Nationals with her performance in the 100 backstroke on Sunday. Neuhaus traveled to the University of Pittsburgh to compete in the Eastern Zone Super Sectional Meet over the weekend. Competing against elite competition, she finished second in her event and met her qualifying time.
Blue Devil Swimming and Diving Earns Academic AwardThe College Swimming Coaches Association of America named the Central Connecticut swimming and diving team a Scholar All-America Team on Thursday July 21. Also being recognized was sophomore Taylor Friedmann who earned an individual Scholar All-America Award.