Women's Swimmers Win at Plymouth State, 151-131

Women's Swimmers Win at Plymouth State, 151-131

Jan. 29, 2011

Courtesy PSU Sports Information

PLYMOUTH, NH-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's swimming team won nine of the 16 events Saturday afternoon en route to a 151-131 victory over Plymouth State University in a dual meet at the PSU Natatorium.

The Corsairs won the opening relay of the meet and took eight individual events to capture the victory. . Sophomore Maggie Conlon (Methuen, MA/Methuen HS.) and junior Kim Moore (Billerica, MA/Billerica HS.) paced the Corsairs with two individual victories apiece. Conlon won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:08.26 and the 200-yard individual medley in 2:23.91, while Moore finished first in the two distance races, the 1,000-yard freestyle (22:43.67) and 500-yard freestyle (5:45.98).

Other winners for the Corsairs were senior Lindsay Little (Danvers, MA/Danvers HS) in the 50-yard freestyle (28.24 seconds) and sophomore Morgan Cooper (Sunderland, MA/ Frontier Regional HS).) in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:13.60). Sophomore Cecilia Rius (Rockville, MD/Richard Montgomery HS), who took both the one meter diving (190.45 points), and the three meter diving (163.80 points).

Junior Nicole Brodeur (Claremont, NH.) led all swimmers with three individual victories for Plymouth State. She won the 100-yard butterfly (1:04.36) and 50-yard butterfly (29.15 seconds) and the 100-yard freestyle (58.75 seconds). Junior Brittney Gondek (South Glastonbury, CT) won the 50-yard backstroke (30.80 seconds) and 100-yard backstroke (1:04.71), and sophomore Jennifer Samaro (Salem, NH/Central Catholic HS) took the 50-yard breaststroke (34.90 seconds).

UMass Dartmouth's women are now 3-7, while Plymouth State is now 4-5. The Corsairs will return to action when they visit Colby-Sawyer next Saturday. The Panthers will visit Simmons next Saturday.