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Cardinals Record Varsity Record on First Day of NESCAC Championship

Photo Courtesy of Ronald Wimer.
Photo Courtesy of Ronald Wimer.

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The 2019 NESCAC women's swimming and diving championship weekend kicked off on Thursday evening with the 800-yard freestyle relay.

The first relay team for Wesleyan, raced to a sixth-place finish, clocking in at 7:36.64. The team, composed of Hannah O'Halloran, Caroline Murphy, Mengmeng Gibbs and Sophia Antonio, set a new varsity record for Wesleyan and established an NCAA B-cut consideration time.

The second team for the Cardinals (Maela Whitcomb, Rachel Townsend, Kylie Han and Alex Berger) recorded a time of 7:54.97, placing 19th overall.

Wesleyan is back in action on Friday with preliminary heats beginning at 10 a.m. 

MEET INFORMATION:

<<NESCAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championship Central>>

<<2019 Digital Program>>

All tickets will be sold at the door and are $8 per session for adults and $3 per session for children and students. There will only be 42 general admission tickets available for each session. Doors will open 60 minutes prior to the preliminaries and finals.

A live webcast will be available at NESCAC.com and on Roku, AppleTV, and Amazon Fire (search NESCAC Network). Results from the NESCAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships will be available throughout the weekend at NESCAC.com and via the NESCAC Twitter account (@NESCAC).