Women's Swimming & Diving Sees Two More School Records Fall on Day 3 of NEISDA Championship

Photo by Monty Rand Photography
Photo by Monty Rand Photography

KINGSTON, R.I. - Junior Lara Sarett earns her fifth career All-New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association (NEISDA) honor and two more school records fell as the Husson University women's swimming & diving team competed during day three of the NEISDA Championship on Saturday at the University of Rhode Island.

Sarett posted a time of 1:07.21 in the finals of the 100 Breast as she placed third in the event for the second consecutive year to earn her second All-NEISDA honor of the meet.

Sophomore Ashley Clark placed 19th in the 1,000 Free with a program record time of 12:04.40. Clark eclipsed Amanda Mason's 8-year old mark of 12:09.02 set back in 2009.

HU's 200 Medley relay squad featuring freshman Leslie Donlin, sophomore Kassidy Harris, Sarett and freshman Kelli Wood set the program record with their Saturday morning prelim time of 2:02.80, breaking the previous school mark of 2:03.47 set by junior Amber Britton, Sarett, Clark and sophomore Gabrielle Peabody at last year's NEISDA Championship meet. They then re-broke the record with a finals time of 2:01.82, which placed them 14th in the event.

The Husson women's squad sits in 15th place with 139 team points after day three. Roger Williams University leads the pack with 1,009 points while Simmons College (836), Keene State College (745), Brandeis University (535) and University of New England (400.5) round out the top five.

THE RUNDOWN - PRELIMS:

  • Donlin, Harris, Sarett and Wood combined to post a 15th place finish in the 200 Medley Relay (2:02.80).
  • Donlin finished 43rd in the 50 Fly (32.85)
  • Sarett placed 3rd in the 100 Breast (1:08.14)
  • Wood was 25th in the 100 Breast (1:16.22)
  • Harris finished 28th in the 100 Breast (1:17.33)
  • Clark placed 19th in the 1,000 Free (12:04.40)

THE RUNDOWN - FINALS:

  • Donlin, Harris, Sarett and Wood combined to post a 14th place finish in the 200 Medley Relay with a time of 2:01.82, an effort worth 26 points.
  • Sarett finished 3rd in the 100 Breast (1:07.21), an effort worth 27 points.

The action concludes on Sunday, February 19 at the Tootell Aquatic Center with the preliminary events starting at 10:00 a.m. and the finals kicking off at 5:30 p.m.