Ferguson Breaks Three Records at NEWMAC's

Ferguson Breaks Three Records at NEWMAC's

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Junior Chantel Ferguson broke three of her own school records leading Coast Guard to a fourth place finish at the 2013 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at MIT.

Ferguson earned All-conference honors with a second place finish as she shattered her own school record in the 200 butterfly by four seconds she posted a time of 2:08.19. She placed third in the 400 IM breaking her own school-record with a time of 4:34.05.

In the 200 IM, Ferguson took fourth by breaking her own school record with a time of  2:08.46 while sophomore Darlene Sao placed fifth in 2:10.33.

Freshman Hayley McWilliams placed third in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 17:43.90.

Senior Terri Jozsa placed fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.20).

Sophomore Sara Cantrell placed fourth in the 3-meter diving event breaking her own 11-dive record with a score of 424.45. She will now compete at the NCAA Division III Diving Regional at Springfield on March 1st and 2nd.

The Bears 400 medley relay team of sophomore Carolyn Slife, Josza, Ferguson and Sao placed fourth in 4:01.16.

The 200 medley relay team of Carolyn Slife, Jozsa, Ferguson, and Kelsey Gray broke the school record with a time of 1:51.51.

Coast Guard finished with 358  points, Wellesley was third (457), Springfield finished second with 740 points while host MIT won with 1,021 points.