DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women’s swimming and diving team fell to Northeastern University and Boston University in the tri-meet at Swasey Pool on Monday.  The scores to both Boston University and Northeastern University were 154-86 and 131-111, respectively. 
   UNH placed first in the 400-yard freestyle relay event with a time of 3 minutes, 43.53 seconds.  Sophomore Deanna Petchonka (Ridgefield, Conn.), freshman Meagan Wengrove (Arvada, Colo.), freshman Shawna Watterson (Frisco, Texas) and freshman Laura Fay (Eugene, Ore.) all made key contributions in the event.  Watterson also placed fourth in the 1000 freestyle event, while Wengrove finished third and fourth in the 500 free and 200 free events, respectively.
   In the 50 freestyle event, sophomore Katrina Maloney (Dover, N.H.) finished second with a time of 25.60.  Freshmen Emily Sampl (Fort Collins, Colo.) and Evelyn Yuen (Princeton, N.J.) finished fifth and sixth in the event as well.  Yuen also finished third in the 200 yard breaststroke with a time of 2:32.29.
   Junior Kary Goodman (South Windham, Maine) placed second in the 200 butterfly event with a time of 2:09.05 and third in the 200 backstroke event with a time of 2:12.33.  Freshman Mattie Fowler (Farmington, Maine) placed fourth in those events as well.
   In the 3-meter diving event, junior Shana Dege (Lockport, N.Y.) and sophomore Rebecca Keys (Scituate, Mass.) finished fourth and sixth, respectively.
   The UNH swimming and diving team will return to action at home Jan. 20 against the University of Maine at 2 p.m. at Swasey Pool.

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