After Day Three, Blue Devils First at NEC's

The Central Connecticut swimming & diving team is hanging on to a slight lead at the Northeast Conference Championships.  The first place Blue Devils top the rankings with 488 points after day three.

Both senior Alex Czaplicki and junior Taylor Friedmann earned gold medals for the Blue Devils.  Czaplicki swam to victory in the 400 IM with a time of 4:24.70.  Friedmann captured the 200 yard freestyle with her 1:50.20 mark.

A pair of Blue Devils secured the second and third place spots in the 100 yard breaststroke.  Sophomore Kristina Gulia turned in a time of 1:04.83 claiming the runner up position in the event.  Seconds behind Gulia was senior Kristen Malski who touched the wall at 1:06.07, good for third place.

Sophomore Helene Neuhaus registered a third place finish in the 100 yard backstroke at 56.83.  Neuhaus along with Gulia, Friedmann, and junior Katie Lang highlighted the 400 yard medley relay event.  The team finished second with a time of 3:52.19.

The final day of NEC Championship competition will be Saturday, February, 24th.

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