UMass Swims To Second Place At Terrier Invitational
Nov. 25, 2013
AMHERST, Mass. - The Massachusetts swimming team collected more than a dozen top times and won nine events top finish second at the Terrier Invitational last weekend.
UMass scored 661 points, while Vermont finished in first with 754 points. Boston University finished with 601 points for third place followed by New Hampshire (573), Boston College (500) and Northeastern (468).
Freshman Meriza Werenski won three individual events and was second in another as she continued her strong rookie season. Her times in the 100 and 200 breatstrokes, and the 200 and 400 individual medley put her atop the Atlantic 10 top times chart in each event. She was already first in the 400 IM but improved upon her previous best by more than six seconds with a 4:18.55.
Junior Katie Arnott took second to Werenski in both breaststoke events as her time of 2:18.72 in the 200 put her just behind her teammate.
Junior Zoe Judd also earned three wins and collected four top times. Her times of 23.66 in the 50 free, 50.86 in the 100 free and 1:49.34 in the 200 free were the fastest in the league this far. She also collected the top spot in the 100 back in 56.46, followed closely by sophomore Rebecca Quirie in 56.49.
Sophomore Jocelyn Yuen put up a league-best 1:49.34 in winning the 100 fly.
The Minutewomen also collected strong finishes in the relay events, touching first in the 200 medley in 1:44.25 and 800 free in 7:36.00, with a runner-up slot in the 400 free at 3:27.76. All three topped the conference at this point in the season.
UMass will be off until the first week of January when the program makes its annual training trip to Puerto Rico.
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