The Central Connecticut women's swimming and diving team traveled to the University of Connecticut on Friday morning for a meet with the Huskies and St. Bonaventure. Central dropped a 188-101 decision to UConn and a 184-113 decision to the Bonnies. UConn defeated St. Bonaventure 173-122.
Central gets right back in the pool on Saturday traveling to LIU Post for a meet at 1 p.m.
On Friday the Blue Devils began the day with a fourth place finish in the 400 yard medley relay. The team of junior Kaitlyn Troy, senior Maddy Garber, sophomore Alexis Fredricks and senior Lauren Czulewicz swam a time of 3:58.43.
Junior Aiden Devers finished fourth in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:57.38. Czulewicz was sixth in the same race with a time of 1:57.88 and sophomore Valentina Gomez was ninth in 1:59.32.
Fredricks was third in the 100 yard backstroke with a time of 1:00.82. Troy finished sixth in 1:01.31.
Garber won the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:04.56. Sophomore Erika Maercklein was third in 1:07.54 and sohomore Grace Regan was seventh in 1:08.03.
Gomez finished second in the 200 yard butterfly with a time of 2:05.80. Sophomore Kirsten Bednarz finished seventh in the 1 meter diving with a score of 176.35. Czulewicz was sixth in the 100 yard freestyle in 54.94 while Maercklein was right behind in seventh place with a time of 55.56.
Devers was solid in the 200 backstroke, finishing second with a time of 2:05.61. Sophomore Keelin Kendall was fifth in a time of 2:13.29.
Garber posted her second victory of the day, this time in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:21.12. Regan was sixth in 2:20.20 and Maercklein was seventh in 2:31.75.
Devers finished an impressive day with a first place finish in the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 5:09.27. Gomez was fourth in the same event in 5:13.45.
Bednarz also finished seventh in the 3 meter diving event with a score of 164.45.
Garber's day finished with an impressive second place finish in the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:13.94. Regan was fifth (2:16.46) and Kendall was sixth (2:17.06) in the same event.
The Blue Devils finished second in the 200 free relay was Czulewicz, Fredricks, Troy and Maercklein posted a time of 1:39.90.