Women's Swimming & Diving Outlasts URI, 160-128
KINGSTON, R.I. – The University of New Hampshire (4-0) women's swimming and diving team preserved its undefeated season, claiming first place in 14 of 16 events, taking down the University of Rhode Island, 160-128, on Saturday afternoon at Tootell Aquatic Center.
Oneida Cooper (Johannesburg, South Africa) and Adria Morales (Canyon Country, Calif.) finished in first (59.82) and third place (1:01.95), respectively, in the 100-yard backstroke.
Jessica Little (Barrie, Ontario) gave the Wildcats a lift in the 100-yard breaststroke, earning the top spot in the event with a time of 1:06.47.
UNH was especially strong in the 200-yard butterfly, claiming the top three spots in the event. McCandless finished in first place (2:05.94) while Sydney Tribou (Orlando, Fla.; 2:10.09) and Megan Suffel (Cornwall, Ontario; 2:11.01) took second and third place, respectively.
The 'Cats got a huge boost in the one-meter dive, as Ellen Pelletier (West Hartford, Conn.) and Kyle Bonus (Philadelphia, Pa.) took the top two spots in the event. Pelletier finished in first with a score of 251.02, while Bonus notched second place compiling 199.27 points.
The Wildcats return to action when they hit the road for the Boston University Invitational (Nov. 18-20) at Faneuil Pool.