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    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Jordan Bowen won three event for UConn on Saturday.
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    Jordan Bowen won three event for UConn on Saturday.
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    Jan. 21, 2012

    Results

    SOUTH ORANGE, N.J.- The University of Connecticut men's and women's swimming and diving teams each posted wins over Seton Hall on Saturday. The men won by a score of 187-111 while the women won by a score of 190-110. The men's dual meet record improves to 3-2 on the season while the women are 4-2 on the year.

    Junior Jordan Bowen (Lake Elmo, Minn.) was a triple winner for the UConn women as she won the 100-yard freestyle in 54.38 seconds, the 200-yard freestyle in 1:54.11 and the 500-yard freestyle in 5:02.62. Senior Kaitlin Gallagher (Lawrence, Kansas) won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:05.22 and also the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:22.60.

    Junior Danielle Cecco (Hicksville, N.Y.) won the one-meter diving with 316.73 points and the three-meters with 294.38 points.

    Other winners for the UConn women were: junior Mary deMarrais (Bernardsville, N.J.) in the 1000-yard freestyle in 10:44.19, sophomore Kati Kyle (Lithia, Fla.) in the 100-yard backstroke in 59.67 seconds and freshman Chinyere Pigot (Miami, Fla.) in the 50-yard freestyle in 24.62 seconds.

    On the men's side, three Huskies were double-event winners. Junior Kyngsoo Yoon (Toronto, Ont.) won the 50-yard freestyle in 21.42 seconds and the 100-yard freesytle in 47.35 seconds. Freshman Lachezar Shumkov (Sofia, Bulgaria) won the 100-yard breaststroke in 59.30 seconds and the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:10.71. Sophomore Keith Piper (Naperville, Ill.) won the 100-yard backstroke in 52.58 seconds and the 200-yard backstroke in 1:54.92.

    Junior Grant Facteau (Delmar, N.Y.) won the one-meter diving with 301.30 points while junior Anthony Cortright (Wallingford, Conn.) won the three-meters in 306.15.


     

     

    Junior Nick Cerra (New Hyde Park, N.Y.) won the 200-yard butterfly in 1:56.28, sophomore Sean Battle (Allison Park, Pa.) won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:44.15 and junior Joe Glowacki (Erie, Pa.) won the 100-yard butterfly in 52.87 seconds.

    The UConn teams return to action next Sunday when they play host to Colgate at noon.

     

     

     

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