Women's Swimming & Diving in Third Place After Day Two of 2020 GNAC Championship

Photo by Monty Rand Photography
Photo by Monty Rand Photography

WELLESLEY, Mass. - The Husson University women's swimming & diving team sits in third place through 26 events of the 2020 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship with 381 points, the most points the program has scored through the first two-days of the GNAC Championship Meet.

Simmons University compiled 700 points to swim past Norwich University (385) with the Eagles sitting in third place, followed by Regis (Mass.) with 373 points, Colby-Sawyer (365), University of Saint Joseph (Conn.) with 289 points, Elms (238), Albertus Magnus (176) and Saint Joseph's (Maine) with 151 points.

THE RUNDOWN

  • Erin Aucoin finished thrid in the 500 Free with a new school record time of 5:30.95 to earn her first career All-GNAC honor, an effort worth 20 points.
  • Jillian Clapp was 11th in the 500 Free (5:54.53), an effort worth 11 points.
  • Ashleigh Beaudoin was 19th in the 500 Free (7:03.48), an effort worth two points.
  • Ellie Clarke took second place in the 50 Back with a new school record time of 28.47 to become the first first-year to earn All-Conference honors in 15 years and finished fifth in the 100 Free (56.33), an effort worth 39 points.
  • Abby Ketch placed seventh in the 50 Back (30.51), an effort worth 16 points.
  • Abbie Howe was ninth in the 50 Back (31.05) and tenth in the 200 Back (2:30.07), an effort worth 27 points.
  • Sydney Jordan was 15th in the 50 Back (33.34) and 200 Back (2:44.58), an effort worth 12 points.
  • Hannah Soutter placed tenth in the 200 IM (2:33.79) and 11th in the 200 Back (2:27.51), an effort worth 24 points.
  • Ivana Radovanovic was 13th in the 200 IM (2:41.05), an effort worth eight points.
  • Ava Emery finished tenth in the 100 Fly (1:06.12), an effort worth 13 points.
  • Emily Grinnell took seventh place in the 100 Breast (1:17.96), an effort worth 16 points.
  • Kayla Redman was 14th in the 100 Breast (1:22.47), an effort worth seven points.
  • Grace Emig was 16th in the 100 Breast (1:25.82), an effort worth five points.
  • Morgan Veilleux placed eighth in the 100 Free (57.73), an effort worth 15 points.
  • Kelsey Poland was 22nd in the 100 Free (1:08.17).
  • Clarke, Grinnell, Emery, and Aucoin swam together to finish fifth in the 400 Medley Relay with a new school record time of 4:25.05, an effort worth 36 points. The previous school record stood for ten years.
  • Alyssa Patterson finished sixth in the 1-meterr diving (6-dive program) with 158.55 points, an effort worth 17 points.

NEXT!

The action concludes on Sunday, February 2nd at the Boston Sports Institutewith the preliminary events starting at 9:30 a.m. and the finals kicking off at 4:00 p.m.