Bears Drop Pair on Opening Day

Kristen Young
Kristen Young

KINGSTON, R.I. --  Sophomore Kristen Young won three events in the season-opening tri-meet, but Coast Guard lost to both Springfield and host University of Rhode Island.

Springfield beat the Bears 166.5-131.5 while the Rams beat Coast Guard 162-122.

Young won the 50 freestyle (25.39), 100 freestyle (54.26) and the 200 freestyle (1:57.77) to lead the Bears.

The Bears 200 freestyle relay of junior Jackie Kokomoor, senior Rachel Seaman, sophomore Christine McCulla and sophomore Addy Rutkoske won with a time of 1:43.80.

Sophomore Cece Marzinsky was second in both the 100 butterfly (1:02.21) and the 200 butterfly (2:10.78).

The Bears are back in action on Friday night when they host Wheaton at 6 p.m.