Bowen Posts Top Scores At Winter Nationals

Jordan Bowen was UConn's top performer this weekend in Austin.

Dec. 2, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas - University of Connecticut senior Jordan Bowen (Lake Elmo, Minn.) finished in 24th place in the 1,650-yard freestyle in a time of 17:00.06 on Saturday while sophomore Chinyere Pigot (Miami, Fla.) was 50th in the 100-yard freestyle in a time of 51.54 seconds as the Huskies wrapped up competition at the USA Swimming Winter Nationals Championship.

Bowen was 33rd in the 500-yard freestyle on Friday in a time of 4:56.08 and 44th in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:51.08. Senior Mary deMarrais (Bernardsville, N.J.) was and 28th in the 200-yard IM in a time of 4:27.00 and 36th in the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 4:59.52.

Senior Kim Fleming (Mississauga, Ont.) was 69th in the 100-yard backstroke while Pigot was 35th in the 50-yard freestyle in 23.22 seconds.

The Huskies return to action on Saturday, Jan. 26 when they play host to Seton Hall at 1:00 p.m. The team will also take its annual winter break training trip in early January.