Swimming & Diving Defeats Vermont 186-114, Roberts Breaks Pool Record
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Junior Jenni Roberts (Sanford, Maine) broke a pool-record in the 200 IM at the University of Vermont en route to a 186-114 victory for the women's swimming and diving team over the Catamounts. The win improves New Hampshire to 2-0 on the year.
The Wildcats took first place in 12 of 16 events at the meet. Roberts paced UNH with four first-place finishes, three of which were individual. The Maine native shattered a pool record in the 200 IM with a time of 2:06.21. She also touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle, the 100 free and the 400 free relay after swimming the final leg of the event.
Katie Mann (Prince George, British Columbia) finished with the four victories, including in the 100-breast, the 200-back, the 200-breast and the 200-medley relay. Lauren McCandless (Macungie, Pa.) registered a pair of first-place finishes for the 'Cats in the 200-yard butterfly and 500-yard free. Other first-place finished for UNH included Jenna Bull (Woodstock, New Brunswick) in the 100-yard backstroke, Megan Suffel (Cornwall, Ontario) in the 100-yard butterfly and UNH's 400 freestyle relay team.
Ellen Pelletier (West Hartford, Conn.) recorded a third place finish in the one-meter dive and a third place billing in the three meter, while Kyle Bonus (Philadelphia, Pa.) turned in a second place finish in the three-meter.
The Wildcats return to action on Oct. 27 at Northeastern. Meet time is 12 noon at Barletta Natatorium. For information on UNH swimming and diving log on to UNHWildcats.com.