Bears Fall to Engineers

Samantha Kenis
Samantha Kenis

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Sophomore Samantha Kenis won two events, but Coast Guard fell to WPI by a final score of 169-110 Saturday Afternoon.

Kenis won the 100 backstroke (1:02.74) and 200 backstroke (2:14.58) and then teamed up with junior Julianne Rogers, sophomore Celia Marzinsky and junior Jacklyn Kokomoor in the 200 medley relay for a second place finish (1:54.97).

Sophomore Christine McCulla won the 200 free in 2:00.80 and was on the winning 400 free relay with Kokomoor, sophomore Kristen Young and sophomore Brooke Harkrader touching the wall in 3:43.80. McCulla was also second in the 500 free (5:24.20).

On top of the second place finish in the 200 medley relay Rogers touched the wall first in the 100 breastroke (1:11.72). 

Young tagged on a first place finish as well in the 100 free in 54.78 and the 100 butterfly in 1:01.00. She was also third in the 1000 free (11:12.73).

Other top finishers for Coast Guard were Marzinsky in the 200 butterfly (2:15.42), Kokomoor in the 50 free (25.72), and the 400 free relay of senior Rachel Seaman, freshman Julia Gavin, Marzinsky and freshman Catherine Burns (3:51.41).

Coast Guard is back in action on Saturday, December 3 when they travel to Wesleyan for the CT Cup.