Swimming and Diving Trails New Hampshire After Day One of Dual Meet

Swimming and Diving Trails New Hampshire After Day One of Dual Meet

The Central Connecticut swimming and diving team trails the University of New Hampshire 98-85 after the first night of the a dual meet on Friday night in New Britain.  Day two begins on Saturday at 11 a.m.

The Blue Devils opened the night with a two second victory in the 200 yard freestyle relay.  Senior Lauren Czulewicz, junior Kaitlyn Troy, sophomore Alexis Fredricks and senior Maddy Garber finished in a time of 1:40.18 to claim 11 points for the home squad.  The team of freshman Erin Brown, sophomore Grace Fredricks, junior Aidan Devers and junior Victoria Poole was third in 1:44.75.

Czulewicz then finished third in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:56.49.  Alexis Fredricks was fourth in the same event at 2:01.28 while Grace Fredricks was sixth in 2:03.76.

Devers finished second in the 100 yard backstroke in 58.79.  Troy was third in 1:01.23 while Brown finished fifth in 1:04.36.

Garber won the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:04.61 and sophomore Grace Regan was third in 1:07.06.

Sophomore Valentina Gomez won the 200 yard butterfly in a time of 2:05.20.

Sophomore Kirsten Bednarz finished fourth in the 1 meter diving event with a score of 165.85.

Czulewicz was second in the 50 freestyle with a time  of 24.84, while Troy was third in 25.42 and Alexis Fredricks was fourth in 25.91.

Garber finished second in the 200 yard individual medley with a time of 2:13.08.  Sophomore Keelin Kendall was fourth in 2:15.25.

Gomez won her second event of the night with a time of 17:35.79 in the 1650 freestyle.  She edged out the UNH swimmer by .08 seconds to earn the nine points for CCSU.  The Blue Devils then capped the night with a first place finish in the 400 yard medley relay.  Devers, Garber, Gomez and Czulewicz posted a time of 3:53.88 for the victory.

Day two of the dual meet begins on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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