Feb. 20, 2009
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Four University of Massachusetts Dartmouth swimmers and two relay teams advanced to the finals on the first day of action at the three-day New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association Division II and III Championships at the Tripp Athletic Center Friday.
Junior Kathleen Foley (Haverhill, MA/Haverhill HS) was seventh in the 200 yard individual medley in 2:22.02, senior Lisa Sands (Taunton, MA/Taunton HS/UMass) was 10th in the 100 yard freestyle in 1:05.00, freshman Brittany Dupuis (Milford, MA/Milford HS) was 15th in the 50 yard freestyle in 27.09 seconds and sophomore Lindsay Little (Danvers, MA/Danvers HS) was 18th in 27.18 seconds, the 200 yard freestyle relay team of Little, freshman Natalie Brochu (Hopedale, MA/Hopedale HS), Kewriga and Dupuis was 15th in 1:49.94, and the 400 yard medley relay team of Kewriga, Foley, Sands and Dupuis was 10th in 4:27.27.
"We did well, with several people and two relay teams coming back for the finals," said UMass Dartmouth Head Coach Cathy Motta. "Everyone swam season bests."
The meet will conclude Sunday.
UMASS DARTMOUTH SWIMMING