Women sit fifth, men seventh after day two of NEWMAC Championship
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The Wheaton College women's swimming & diving team finished day two of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship in fifth place (240.5 points) while the men sat in seventh place (155 points).
Junior Caroline Isaacs (San Jose, Calif./Archbishop Mitty) broke her second school-record in as many days when she posted a time of 4:42.29 in the 400-yard IM during the prelims, shattering the old record she set 364 days ago by more than a second. She went on to capture sixth in the event (4:43.57).
The women's 200-yard medley relay team of senior Taryn Brosnan (Westford, Mass./Academy of Notre Dame), junior Elle Van Cott (Back Delmar, N.Y./Bethlehem Central), sophomore Adrianne Madden (Falmouth, Maine/Falmouth), and freshman Cara Morris (Irvington, N.Y./Irvington) placed third with a time of 1:48.31.
Brosnan placed seventh in both the 100-yard butterfly (59.19) and 100-yard breast (1:08.21). Madden also recorded a seventh-place finish in the 100-yard back (1:00.93).
The men's 800-yard medley relay team of sophomores Emerson Jenkins (Kansas City, Mo./Pembroke Hill School) and Nick Oliveri (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) and freshmen Richard Jenkins (Bow, N.H./Bow) and Nick Fredette (Stoneham, Mass./Stoneham) set a school-record with a time of 7:04.11, which broke the old mark by more than six seconds (7:10.18).
The men's 200-yard medley relay team of sophomores Sam Jackson (Darien, Conn./Darien), Emerson Jenkins, and Oliveri, and freshman Richard Jenkins recorded a sixth-place finish (1:38.67).
Competition at the NEWMAC Championship wraps up Sunday morning.