BOSTON, Mass. – With sophomore Jamie Campo (Port Jefferson, NY) leading the way, Western New England College finished third among seven schools at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Swimming & Diving Championship Saturday (Dec. 2). Host Simmons College took top honors for the third consecutive time.
Campo placed first in both the 100-yard freestyle (57.49 seconds) and 200 freestyle (2:07.53) events, and swam the first leg on the winning 200 freestyle relay team (1:50. 48). Campo had a time of 57.04 seconds in the preliminaries of the 100 freestyle, which was a personal record. She also won the 200 freestyle title last year.
Seven other swimmers earned points during the competition.
Freshman Krista Goulet (Saco, ME) finished second in both the 50 backstroke (31.08) and second in the 200 backstroke (2:20.95) after compiling season bests.
Senior co-captain Ashley Korbut (South Hadley, MA) was fourth in both the 100 butterfly (1:11.19) and 400 individual medley (5:30.45).
Junior Cori Eggert (Denville, NJ) was third in the 50 butterfly (31.23), fifth in the 50 breaststroke (36.00) and seventh in the 100 breaststroke (1:19.72).
Freshman Katelyn Skrzypiec (Manchester, CT) was fifth in the 100 butterfly and sixth in the 200 backstroke (2:35.26).
Sophomore Sarah Garner (Glendale, WI) was seventh in the 1000 freestyle (14:14.96). She won her heat and dropped 35 seconds in the event, which was her best time in two years.
Sophomore Annarose Russo (Eastchester, NY) was seventh in the 50 breaststroke (41.98).
Freshman Jessica Daluise (Southborough, MA) was eighth in the 50 freestyle (29.64).
Goulet, Skrzypiec, and Korbut also were members of the winning 200 freestyle squad.
The Golden Bears 400 medley relay team of Skrzypiec, Eggert, Goulet, and Campo took third in 4:38.30.
"Overall, I was pleased with our performance," said Western New England College coach Andrea Daley. "There were a lot of seasonal and lifetime best swims, and we're looking forward to our last meet of the semester this Saturday at Simmons."