Huskies Finish Seventh At BIG EAST Championship

Jordan Bowen was ninth in the 1650-yard freestyle.

March 3, 2013


INDIANAPOLIS - The University of Connecticut women’s swimming and diving team concluded action at the BIG EAST Championship on Saturday. The Huskies finished seventh of 10 teams as Louisville won the championship.

Saturday’s action was highlighted by senior Danielle Cecco (Hicskville, N.Y.) finishing fifth in the platform diving with a score of 197.95 points. UConn had two top-ten finishers in the 1650-yard freestyle.

Senior Jordan Bowen (Lake Elmo, Minn.) was ninth with a time of 16:55.89 and senior Mary deMarrais (Bernardsville, N.J.) was tenth in 16:56.30.

The team returns to action at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships, which take place March 15-16 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.