WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING PASSES NORTHEASTERN 157.5-142.5

BOSTON, Mass. -Shannon Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) was the top finisher in three events and led the University of New Hampshire women's swimming past Northeastern University, 157.5-142.5, Monday afternoon. The Wildcats won nine of the 16 events.

Daly anchored the first-place 200 medley relay that included Kary Goodman (South Windham, Maine), Christine Tartaglia (Brewster, N.Y.), Deanna Petchonka (Ridgefield, Conn) that finished with a time of 1 minute, 49.28 seconds. Daly edged out Northeastern's Elena Alvarez in the 100 breaststroke, touching the wall at 1:05.39. Daly cleared away the competition in the 200 breaststroke, finishing at 2:18.42, ahead of Alvarez who came in at 2:23.87.

Sister Brittany Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) also finished strong in her events. Daly finished strong in the 1000 freestyle, clocking in at 10:43.48 to take first place. Katrina Maloney (Dover, N.H.) was second for New Hampshire at 10:46.19. Daly swam to a first place finish in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:56.56 as well as the 500 freestyle at 5:11.77. Maloney (5:16.13) and Caitlin Hamer (Andover, Mass.) (5:16.21.) rounded out the top three for the Wildcats.

Daly finished the day helping teammates Petchonka, Maloney, and Ana Dowell (Phoenix, Ariz.) to a first place finish in the 400 freestyle relay at 3:40.13.

Goodman also won a first place finish in the 200 backstroke when she was first to the wall at 2:09.65.

New Hampshire (6-1, 2-1 America East) returns home to Swasey pool January 21 to host the University of Rhode Island at 1 p.m.

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