STORRS, Conn. – The women’s swimming and diving team dominated Seton Hall 229-69 on Senior Day at the Wolff-Zackin Natatorium on Sunday afternoon.
The Huskies had multiple standout performances after taking first place in all 16 women’s events. On the springboards, senior Alli Butera (Havertown, Pa.) won both the 1M and 3M dives with scores of 303.30 and 323.78 respectively. The Huskies took the top four spots in both events with Monica Marcello (Middletown, Conn.) finishing in second place in both dives. Seniors Amanda Craig and Michelle Kalupski flip-flopped third and fourth place in each event.
Freshman Holly Parker had one of her best meets of the season, winning the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.53) and 200-yard IM (2:09.67). Senior co-captain Sophie Nothnagle, Emma Smith and Julie Hu each won multiple events as well. Nothnagle succeeded in the 100 (57.76) and 200-yard butterfly (2:04.34). Smith captured wins in the 500 (4:58.11) and 1000-yard freestyle (10:14.44) events. Hu won both the 100 (1:06.68) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:24.30) events for the Huskies.
Other Huskies to notch victories included Brazil Rule (50-yard freestyle), Madeline Blair (100-yard freestyle), Annika Grewal (200-yard backstroke) and Christine Pedersen (100-yard backstroke). In addition, the relay teams recorded first place finished in the 400-yard freestyle (Smith, Jackie Van Lew, Blair and Parker) and 200-yard IM (Pedersen, Hu, Nothnagle, and Margot Manning).
Freshman Kiley Stotler came close to locking down a victory by finishing second in a pair of competitions (200-yard IM, 200-yard Breast).
To view all of Sunday's results, CLICK HERE.
UConn return to the pool at Dartmouth next Saturday, Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. in Hanover, N.H.
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