Sacred Heart Continues to Take Down Records at NEC Championships
Fairfield, Conn.—Meghan Bailey (Walpole, Mass.) and Malvina Reinhold (Gothenburg, Sweden) made the finals in the 200 IM and 500 Free in Day 2 of the Northeast Conference Swimming Championship. Bailey topped herself swimming the 200 IM in 2:10.40 in this evening's final, resetting the school record.
Captain Bailey topped the school record of 2:11.31, set by her in 2009, in the preliminary round of the 200 IM, finishing in 2:10.81. Her ninth place finish sent her to the finals. The senior broke her own record for the second time today when she clocked in at 2:10.40 in the final round to finish tenth.
Freshman Reinhold earned a spot into the Day 2 finals by picking up a 16th place finish swimming the 500 Free preliminary in 5:16.67. She finished in the same spot in the final round, but dropped four seconds from her original time, finishing in 5:12.63.
The meet continues tomorrow when the Pioneers compete in the 400 IM, 100Butterfly, 200 Free, 100 Breaststroke, 100 Backstroke and 400 Medley Relay. The Pioneers head into Day 3 of the NEC Championships in sixth place.