Feb. 5, 2011
STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut men's and women's swimming and diving teams concluded the dual meet portion of its schedules on Saturday as both teams defeated Yale. The men won by a 157-143 score to finish at 7-1 in dual action and the women won 168-132 to finish 6-2.
The women's team was paced by sophomore diver Danielle Cecco (Hicksville, N.Y.), who won both the one-meter (289.20) and three-meter events (294.30).
The men were paced by senior Alex Davidson (Pointe-Claire, Que.), who won both the 100-yard backstroke (50.47 seconds) and the 200-yard back (1:49.63). The men's other double winner was sophomore Karim Zayed (Montreal, Que.) in the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.06) and the 500-yard freestyle (4:34.67).
Sophomore Kyungsoo Yoon (Toronto, Ont.) won the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 45.92 seconds while sophomore Joe Glowacki (Erie, Pa.) won the 200-yard backstroke in 1:L51.22. Sophomore Jeremy Ramshaw (Mississauga, Ont.) won the 200-yard IM in 1:53.60. Senior Adam Genuario (Norwalk, Conn.) won the three-meter diving with 265.87 points and junior Jens Peter Traff (Lyngby, Denmark) with a 59.35 in the 100-yard breaststroke.
Winners for the women's team included: junior Caitlin Gallagher (Lawrence, Kansas) with a 2:08.13 in the 200-yard IM; sophomore Jordan Bowen (Lake Elmo, Minn.) with a 10:18.25 in the 1000-yard freestyle; junior Ye Ling (Lake Worth, Fla.) with a 24.27 in the 50-yard freestyle; and freshman Katlin Kyle (West Hartford, Conn.) with a 58.47 in the 100-yard backstroke.
The Huskies return to action with the BIG EAST Championship in Louisville, Kent., as the diving takes place from February 11-13 and the swimming from February 16-19.
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