WOMEN'S SWIMMING CONCLUDES THE SEASON AT THE NEISDA CHAMPIONSHIPS

WOMEN'S SWIMMING CONCLUDES THE SEASON AT THE NEISDA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Kingston, R.I.-The Rhode Island College women's swimming team closed out the season at the 2018 New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association (NEISDA) Championship hosted by the University of Rhode Island over the weekend.

 

THE BASICS

• RIC finished in 20th place (20 teams) with 51.0 points.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Senior Sydney Curran (North Kingstown, RI) established a new school record in the preliminaries of the 200-yard breaststroke (2:44.31). Curran posted a career-best time in the preliminaries of the 100-yard breaststroke (1:13.62). She also notched an 11th place finish in 50-yard breaststroke (32.84).

Curran competed as part of three relay teams for the Anchorwomen, swimming in the 200-yard freestyle relay, the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay where she swam her leg in a career-best time if 59.62.

• RIC junior Madison Lane (Barrington, RI) swam as a member of three relay teams for the Anchorwomen, swimming in the 200-yard freestyle relay, the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay.

• Junior Courtney Payne (Waterford, CT) competed as part of three relay teams for the Anchorwomen, swimming in the 200-yard freestyle relay, the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay.

• Senior Rachel Soria (Pawtucket, RI) was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay team for RIC.

• Freshman Emily Butterfield (Cranston, RI) swam a leg of the 200-yard freestyle relay, while classmate Alexis Lewis (North Kingstown, RI) was a member of the 200-yard medley relay for the Anchorwomen.