Feb. 5, 2011
NEW LONDON, NH-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's swimming team swept host Colby-Sawyer in a dual meet at the Chargers' campus pool Saturday. The men won, 136-119, while the women were victorious, 126-104.
For the women, winners included junior Brittany Dupuis (Milford, MA/Milford HS), who won the 200 yard freestyle in 2:17.10 and the 100 freestyle in 1:02.31, sophomore Morgan Cooper (Sunderland, MA/Frontier Regional HS), who won the 200 yard butterfly in 2:35.63, sophomore Meredith Maki (Holden, MA/Wachusett Regional HS), who won the 50 yard backstroke in 32.74 seconds, sophomore Maggie Conlon (Methuen, MA/Methuen HS), who won the 200 yard breaststroke in 2:24.97, junior Kim Moore (Billerica, MA/Billerica HS), who took the 1000 yard freestyle in 11:48.39, and sophomore Cecilia Rius (Rockville, MD/Richard Montgomery HS), who won the one meter diving with 174.30 points. The 400 yard medley relay team of sophomore Megan Brady (Peabody, MA/Peabody HS), sophomore Lindsay Days (Mattapoisett, MA/Bishop Stang HS), freshman Hannah Loubris (Beverly, MA/Beverly HS) and Dupuis finished first in 4:34.62
Men's first place finishers included senior Craig Johnson (Acushnet, MA/New Bedford HS), who won the 200 yard butterfly in 2:13.57 and the 500 yard freestyle in 5:21.13, senior David Adams (Tyngsboro, MA/Tyngsboro HS), who took the 50 yard freestyle in 24.24 seconds, and the 50 yard butterfly in 26.61, freshman Eric Frohman (Woodbridge, CT/Amity HS), who won the 50 yard backstroke in 28.46 seconds and the 200 yard backstroke in 2:15.59, sophomore Matt Dean (Londonderry, NH/Londonderry HS), who took the 50 yard breaststroke in 30.06 seconds, and freshman Christian Francia (Hampton, NH/Winnacunnet HS), who won the one meter diving with 156.65 points. The 400 yard medley relay team of Frohman, Dean, Johnson and senior Andrew Haughey (West Springfield, MA/West Springfield HS) finished first in 4:03.07.
UMass Dartmouth's men are now 4-3, while the women are now 4-7. Colby-Sawyer's men are now 2-6 and their women are 3-8.
Both teams will return to action when they visit Bentley for the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association Championships next weekend.
UMASS DARTMOUTH SWIMMING