Swimming and Diving Falls to Central Connecticut

Swimming and Diving Falls to Central Connecticut

Full Results

NEW BRITAIN, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University Swimming and Diving team fell to Northeast Conference rival Central Connecticut State this afternoon by a final score of 183.5 to 116.5. The Pioneers will return to action on Saturday, Oct. 19 when SHU competes at Iona. Swim begins at 11:30 while Diving begins at 9:00 a.m.

Highlights

-Sophomore Megan McLaughlin swept both diving events, McLaughlin and fellow sophomore Molly Martin teamed up to take first and second on both 1 meter and 3 meter boards. 

-Sophomore Nicole Tingley was a two event winner, taking first in the 200 fly with a time of 2:12.77, and tying for first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:13:92. 

-Junior Emily Peter won the 100 fly with a time of 59.60. 

-Senior Lauren Somers took first in the 50 freestyle recording a solid time of 25.19. 

Strokes:

Nicole Tingley - 200 fly, 1st (2:12.77), 200 back, 2nd (2:12.98), 200 IM Tie-1st (2:13.92)

Fiona Maxwell - 200 fly, placed third with a time of (2:16.87)

Taylor Eck - 100 back, took third place recording a time of (1:02.37)

Emily Peter - 100 fly, took first with a solid time of (59.60)

Freestyles:

Lauren Somers - 50 free, first (25.19), 100 free, second (54.58), 200 free, third place (1:57.89) 

Freestyles Distance 500 & 1000

Jillian Pusateri - 1000 free, 3rd (11:09.87) 500 free, 2nd (5:28.72)

Diving:

Megan McLaughlin - 1 meter, first place (195.60), 3 meter, first place (189.53)

Molly Martin - 1 meter, 2nd (174.97), 3 meter, 2nd (187.72)

Relays:

200 medley relay (Taylor Eck, Julia Pusateri, Nicole Tingley, Grace Bergstrom) third, 1:53.67

400 freestyle relay (Fiona Maxwell, Emily Peter, Grace Bergstrom, Lauren Somers) second, 3:44.99