Minutewomen Set Four Records In Day One Of Terrier Invite
Nov. 16, 2012
AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass women's swimming team had a phenomenal first day of the Terrier Invitational from the campus of Boston University. The Minutewomen set four school records and saw various other personal records set.
The team kicked the Terrier off right with a win in the 200-yard freestyle relay, with the team of Zoe Judd, Amina Meho, Cassie Sosnovich and Jocelyn Yuen touching the wall with a time of 1:35.11. Judd and Yuen would both go on to set school records later in the day.
Judd, a sophomore out of Acton, Mass., broke her own school record in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.25, good for second in the event. Meho and Sosnovich rounded out the 50 free for the Minutewomen with fifth and seventh place finishes, respectively.
In the 200-yard IM Yuen was able to break the school record by over a second with a time of 2:05.25. Coming in behind her was Katie Arnott (fourth), Rebecca Quirie (fifth) and Kaitlyn McKenna (seveth).
Molly Smyth was once again lights out in the 500-yard freestyle breaking her school record not once but twice. In the morning session she broke her previous record of 4:56.09, with a time of 4:55.23. That time would be out done during the finals as Smyth touched the wall in second place with a time 4:54.47. Anna Cavanaugh finished the 500 free with a personal-best 4:59.23, good for fifth.
The Minutewomen concluded day one with a school record in the 400-yard medley relay. The team of Quirie, Arnott, Yuen and Judd touched the wall with a time of 3:50.54, good for second in the event.
The women will be back in action tomorrow morning with the prelims beginning at 10 a.m., and the finals starting up at 6 p.m.