Courtesy Bowdoin Sports Information
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Williams College, the only program to have ever won a NESCAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championship, claimed their ninth consecutive conference title on Sunday at Greason Pool. The Ephs posted a final team score of 1827.5, beating second-place Amherst (1429.5) and third-place Tufts (1145.5). Middlebury (1047) and Colby (886) rounded out the top five squads.
Williams rookie Logan Todhunter continued her incredible weekend performance, winning the 200 yard butterfly in a NESCAC record time of 1:59.78. Courtney Asher picked up her third win in as many days for the Ephs by capturing the 200 breaststroke competition (2:24.02). Amanda Nicholson claimed her second win of the championship by taking the 200 backstroke for Williams.
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Other individual winners included Tufts' Megan Kono, who placed first in the 1650 yard freestyle by setting a meet record pace of 17:11.91.
Amherst's Kendra Stern won her third race of the meet by taking the 100 freestyle in a Greason Pool-record time of 50.61. Bates senior Kelsey Lamdin completed a sweep of the diving events by winning the three-meter springboard competition.
Williams closed out the championship with a thrilling victory in the 400 freestyle relay, edging Amherst by a mere 1.51 seconds to set a new meet record of 3:27.14. Todhunter teamed with Erin Altenburger, Carolyn Geller and Jillian Hancock to close out the competition.