Dec. 11, 2010
CHICOPEE, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's swimming team split their dual meet against host Elms at the Partyka Natatorium Saturday. The men won, 124-123, while the women fell to the Blazers, 132-130.
Women's winners included sophomore Morgan Cooper (Sunderland, MA/Frontier Regional HS) who won the 100 meter butterfly in 1:13.82, junior Kim Moore (Billerica, MA/Billerica HS), who took the 800 freestyle in 0:26.35, sophomore Meredith Maki (Holden, MA/Wachusett Regional HS), who won the 50 meter backstroke in 36.03 seconds, and the 200 yard medley relay team of Maki, sophomore Lindsey Days (Mattapoisett, MA/Bishop Stang HS), Cooper and sophomore Maggie Conlon (Methuen, MA/Methuen HS), who finished first in 2:20.12.
For the men, winners included freshman Eric Frohman (Woodbridge, CT/Amity HS), who won the 50 backstroke in 31.88 seconds, sophomore Matt Dean (Londonderry, NH/Londonderry HS), who took both the 50 meter breaststroke in 32.36 and the 100 meter breaststroke in 1:13.90, senior Craig Johnson (Acushnet, MA/New Bedford HS), who won the 100 meter butterfly in 1:03.12, and the 200 medley relay team of Frohman, Dean, senior David Adams (Tyngsboro, MA/Tyngsboro HS) and senior Andrew Haughey (West Springfield, MA/West Springfield HS), who finished first in 2:01.05.
"The men swam well, although we could have swam better, and it was a little too close," said UMass Dartmouth Head Coach Cathy Motta. "We had a few of our women who were not able to come to the meet, and that impacted our score. We did swim well, but we came up a little bit short, and it was a disappointing loss."
UMass Dartmouth's men are now 3-2, and the women are now 2-3. The Blazer women are now 4-1, while the men are 2-1. The Corsairs take time off for the semester break and will return to action when they host Simmons Tuesday evening, January 18th.
UMASS DARTMOUTH SWIMMING