BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire swimming fell to Boston University 192-107 and host-school Northeastern 171-128 in a tri-meet on Saturday afternoon.
The Wildcats opened up the day with a first place finish in the 200-yard medley relay, just beating out its second place opponent by .14 seconds. Amy Perrault (Kirkland Lake, Ontario), who led off the relay team, also earned a top finish in the 100-yard backstroke, timing in at 58.53.
In the next event, the 100-yard breaststroke, Allison Nahin (Hartland, Wisc.) timed in at 1:06.69, less than a half a second ahead of her competition, to earn first place. Jessica Little (Barrie, Ontario) also earned a first place finish for the Wildcats with a time of 24.54 in the 50-yard freestyle. She also finished third in the 100-yard free (53.73).
Perrault garnered her second first place victory of the afternoon with a time of 2:07.84 in the 200-yard backstroke. In the 200-yard breaststroke Nahin (2:24.52) and Little (2:26.64) grabbed second and third, respectively. Little earned a third place finish in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:13.26.
The squad’s 400-yard freestyle relay finished third with a time of 3:40.69 to end the day.
The Wildcats return to action at when they host Dartmouth on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The meet is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Swasey Pool.