Coast Guard fall just short at Wesleyan

Middletown, Conn.-Junior Chantel Ferguson won two individual events and placed second in another but Wesleyan was able to hold off the Bears en route to a 144-140 victory in swimming. Sophomores Sara Cantrell and Darlene Sao each won two individual events for Coast Guard as well.

Ferguson claimed victories in both the 200 butterfly (2:14.38) and 100 butterfly (1:00.79) while coming second in the 200 IM. Cantrell posted wins in both the 1 meter (409.04) and 3 meter (445.79) diving events. Sao took home wins in the 50 freestyle (25.44) as well as the 200 IM (2:14.40).

In addition to the six victories posted by Coast Guard, Sao (100 IM), classmate Carolyn Slife (200 backstroke), sophomore Catherine Durrand (3 meter dive) and freshman Haley McWilliams (200 butterfly) all took home second place honors for Coast Guard. Additionally, McWilliams also picked up a victory in the 1000 freestyle (11:04.35).

The 400 freestyle relay team of senior Erin Talbot, sophomore Kelsey Gray, and freshman Carly Campbell and Patti Eidenire took first in that event with another Coast Guard foursome coming second.

Coast Guard returns to action February 14th as the NEWMAC Championships get underway from MIT and run through the 17th.

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