Durham, N.H. - Shannon Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) set a pool school record in the 200-breaststroke as the University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving registered wins in 15 of its 16 events to defeat the University of Rhode Island, 182-103, Saturday afternoon at Swasey Pool.
Daly touched the wall at 2 minutes 18.53 seconds to claim the new record in the 200-breast. Christine Tartaglia (Brewster, N.Y.) was second at 2:30.99 and Michelle Garnsey (Lake Wylie, S.C.) finished at 2:32.33. Daly was also the winner of the 100-breaststroke when she clocked in at 1:05.20. Tartaglia (1:07.28) and Garnsey followed (1:12.52) rounded out the top spots for the Wildcats.
Daly joined forces with Ana Dowell (Phoenix, Ariz.), Catie McDonough (Denville, N.J.), and Deanna Petchonka (Ridgefield, Conn.) in the first event of the meet, the 200 individual medley relay. Together, they finished first at 1:52.39.
Petchonka and Dowell later claimed individual wins for New Hampshire. Petchonka swam to the wall first in the 50-yard freestyle at 25.78, just beating out teammate, Dowell, who came in at 25.94. McDonough finished third for New Hampshire at 26.48. Dowell claimed a victory in the 100-freestyle, finishing at 56.03 and edging out Rhode Island's Tracey Cannon, who was second at 56.26.
Katrina Maloney (Dover, N.H.) earned herself a first place finish in the 200-butterfly as she clocked in at 2:12.78.
In the 200-backstroke, Kary Goodman (South Windham, Maine) finished well ahead of Rhode Island swimmers when she was first to the wall at 2:07.68. Sarah Guyett (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) was second at 2:10.85. Goodman was also first in the 100-backstroke when she narrowly beat out Guyett with a time of 1:10.27. Guyett's time was 1:00.64.
Brittany Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) claimed wins in three events. Daly finished the grueling 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:36.66. Caitlin Hamer (Andover, Mass.) finished second for New Hampshire at 10:57.73. Daly was also first in the 200 free with a time of 1:57.99. Hamer (2:00.16) and Laura Fay (Eugene, Ore.) (2:00.19) secured points for New Hampshire as they finished second and third, respectively.
Daly finished her day beating out Rhode Island's Cassie Mizia by less than a second when she finished the 500 free at 5:15.30. Mizia came in at 5:16.22.