Women’s swimming and diving: UConn remains undefeated with win over Seton Hall

South Orange, NJ. – The University of Connecticut women’s swimming and diving team finished the weekend undefeated with a victory over Big East foe Seton Hall by a final score of 167-128.

UConn entered Saturday’s encounter against Seton Hall looking to build on the momentum established the day before in the win over the University of Rhode Island. The Huskies immediately set the tone for the game by placing first and second in the 200-yard medley relay. The relay team of sophomore Kayla Medonca, senior Katelyn Walsh, senior Linnea Anderson and rookie Maggie Donlevy took first place with a time of 1:48.13. The success didn’t stop there as sophomore Niamh Hofland took first place in the 1,000 yard freestyle.

“We’re really happy with how our team has come out of training camp, getting two wins over the weekend is a great start to our 2022 and we’re looking forward to our next opportunity next week,” he said. said head coach Chris Maiello.

The Huskies took first place in 10 of 16 events on Saturday, which included a sweep of the 1-meter and 3-meter dive by sophomore Ana Laura Faoro, rookie Julia Pioso and Marina Wilkins.

“It was definitely a chore, racing on the road in various venues is certainly a challenge and our team responded well. From top to bottom, every athlete contributed to these two wins. Today in particular, it was a complete team win, including our divers who swept both boards. Road wins are good, Big East Road wins are even better. We are excited for what the future holds for our team at the over the next six weeks,” Maiello said.

With the win over Seton Hall, the Huskies move to 6-2 on aggregate and 2-1 on aggregate in the Big East competition. The Huskies would finish the weekend after placing first in 24 of 32 events.

Following

UConn will return home and begin preparing for a game in Durham New Hampshire against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats. The match is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 22.

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