BOSTON, Mass. - The University of New Hampshire women's swimming and diving defeated Boston College, 179.5-120.5 Saturday at Boston College. New Hampshire won 13 of the 16 events.
The win was the first for the Wildcats at Boston College and their first against an Atlantic Coast Conference member. New Hampshire had five athletes finish with two victories each.
Brittany Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) placed was first in the 500 yard free, clocking in at 5:13.07. Caitlin Hamer (Andover, Mass.) followed at 5:16.80. Katrina Maloney (Dover, N.H.) was third for New Hampshire at 5:17.89. The 1-2-3 placing put 16 points on the board, sealing the victory for New Hampshire in the meet. Daly and Maloney also garnered 13 points in the 1000 free. Daly was first at 10:35.71. Maloney followed at 10:41.99.
Shannon Daly (Brightwaters, N.Y.) was the winner in both the 200 free style and the 200 individual medley. Daly was first to the wall in the 200 free at 1:55.07, ahead of Boston College's Kelly Leahy by more than two seconds. She also won the 200 IM with a time of 2:11.39. Sarah Guyett (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) was second at 2:14.29 for New Hampshire.
Christine Tartaglia (Brewster, N.Y.) was first to the wall in the 100 breaststroke at 1:09.79, just beating BC's Nikoll Julien who second at 1:10.09. Tartaglia was also first in the 200 breaststroke at 2:29.99, ahead of teammate Fay who was second at 2:32.10.
Kary Goodman (South Windham, Maine) won both the 200 backstroke and the 200 butterfly. In the 200 BK, she finished at 1:09.24, just beating Guyett who came in at 2:10.11. Goodman was also the winner in the 200 fly, coming in at 2:09.43.
Shana Dege (Lockport, N.Y.) also added to the cause, winning both the 1-meter and 3-meter dive for New Hampshire. In the 1-meter, she was the top diver, earning a score of 250.80, ahead of BC's Maeve Brennan (248.78). She improved her score in the 3-meter with a score of 252.98.
New Hampshire comes home to host their next meet Sunday November 20 at 12 p.m.