Records Fall and Women's Swim & Dive Makes History on Day Three of 2020 NEISDA Championship Meet

Photo by Monty Rand Photography
Photo by Monty Rand Photography

KINGSTON, R.I. - The third day of the 2020 New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association (NEISDA) Championship is complete and the Husson University women sits in ninth place with 316 points through 34 events.

Roger Williams University leads the pack with 1,056 points while Simmons University (941), Keene State College (790), Bridgewater Sate University (511.5), and Regis College (489.5) round out the top five.

THE RUNDOWN

  • Ellie Clarke, Ava Emery, Abby Ketch, and Morgan Veilleux swam together to finish in tenth place in the 200 Medley Relay with a new school record time of 1:58.98, an effort worth 34 points.
  • Abbie Howe, Kayla Redman, Hannah Soutter and Jillian Clapp swam as an exhibition 200 Medley Relay with a time of 2:04.96.
  • Emery earned 14 points with her 13th place finish in the 50 Fly (28.80).
  • Clapp was 19th in the 50 Fly (29.22), contributing six points to Husson's overall point total.
  • Maddie Wing finished 25th in the 50 Fly (29.79).
  • Abby Ketch placed 27th in the 50 Fly (29.90).
  • Soutter was 33rd in the 50 Fly (30.55).
  • Erin Aucoin placed fourth in the 200 Free (2:03.19) to earn her second career All-New England honor, an effort worth 26 points.
  • Veilleux finished 16th in the 200 Free (2:11.88) to register 11 points for the Eagles.
  • Clarke took a fifth place finish in the 100 Back (1:01.48) to become the first rookie in program history to All-New England honors. Her performance added 25 points to Husson overall point total.
  • Howe was 21st in the 100 Back (1:08.42). Her performance in the 100 Back added four points to the Eagles' total points.
  • Emily Grinnell took a 23rd place finished in the 100 Breast (1:19.41) to add two points to the Eagles' overall total.
  • The group of Clarke, Aucoin, Ketch and Wing finished in seventh place in the 200 Free Relay with a new school record of time of 1:45.47, an effort worth 46 points. 
  • Redman, Clapp, Howe and Soutter swam as an exhibition 200 Free Relay with a time of 1:52.18.

UP NEXT

The action concludes on Sunday, February 16th at URI's Tootell Aquatic Center with the preliminary events starting at 10:00 a.m. and the finals kicking off at 5:30 p.m.