The Wells College women's swimming team began the 2018 North Eastern Athletic Conference Swimming Championships with opening-day competition Friday, Feb. 16 at SUNY Cobleskill. Wells stands in third place after the first day of the three-day championship meet.
Wells placed third in the A Final of the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:56.79, and the B relay took eighth overall with a time of 2:07.10 in the finals.
In the 500-yard freestyle, Kaitlyn Schwend was fourth in the event final with a time of 5:54.78. She entered the finals seeded fifth after her preliminary time, but moved up one place on the podium. Anna Bozeat was sixth overall in 6:28.11. In the B Final, Amy Storti was ninth overall and Emily Cooper was 12th.
Courtney Cloutier placed second in the event finals of the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:27.21. Cloutier also swam the second-fastest prelim time in the 200-yard IM. Jeanna Swift competed in the B Final of the 200 IM and was 11th overall in 3:33.37.
Wells was fourth in the A Finals of the 400-yard medley relay after placing fourth in the event preliminaries. The Express swam 5:49.16 in the event finals on Friday night.
Action continues Saturday with preliminary events beginning at 10 a.m. and event finals starting at 6 p.m. Event schedules, results, and webcast links can be found at the championship meet page.