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Women’s Swimming Continues Competing at NCAA Championships

Andrea Higgins

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Six members of the Connecticut College women's swimming team competed on the second day of action at the NCAA Championships on Thursday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. The Camels ended the evening in 21st place with 19 points.

Sophomore Andrea Higgins (Peabody, Mass.) posted the highest finish of the day by placing 17th in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:30.09. Senior Maeve Wilber (New Marlborough, Mass.) also competed in the event, placing 30th in 4:38.06.

Sophomore Maddie Ford (Acton, Mass.) and senior Olivia Haskell (Norwalk, Conn.) competed in the 200 free and fell just short of advancing to tonight's final races. Ford finished 18th in 1:51.93, while Haskell was 19th by touching the wall in 1:52.23.

The Camels also fielded a 200 free relay team at the beginning of the morning. Freshman Vaughn Ammon (Franklin, Tenn.), sophomore Kenzie Healy (Westport, Conn.), Haskell and Ford combined for a time of 1:35.92, which was good for 19th overall.

Connecticut College will resume competing at the NCAA Championships tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. Higgins and Wilber are slated to swim in the 200 fly and 100 back, respectively, and the program is also planning to field an 800 free relay team.

Team Standings (Through 10 Events)

1. Emory 254; 2. kenyon 230; 3. Denison 223; 4. Williams 181; 5. NYU 119; 6. Pomona-Pitzer 93; 7. Chicago 87; 8. Washington & Lee 86.50; 9. Johns Hopkins 74; 10. Bowdoin 67; 21. Connecticut College 19.