BABSON PARK, Mass. (November 3, 2018) – The Western New England University women's swimming team dropped its dual meet opener to Babson College, 152-105, on Saturday afternoon at Morse Pool.
Tricarico won the 50-backstroke with a time of 31.74 seconds, while senior Anna Boucher (Merrimack, N.H.) finished third in 38.09 seconds. Tricarico also finished first in the 100-backstroke (1:07.72). Both of Tricarico's backstroke performances were her fastest this season.
Snider was victorious in the 50-butterfly (30.33 seconds), 100-butterfly (1:05.05) and 200-individual medley (2:26.11). Her 50-butterfly time met the 'A' qualifying standard for the NEISDA Championships, while her 200-IM and 100-butterfly showings were her fastest this season.
In the 1000-freestyle, sophomore Sarah Bartlett (Branford, Conn.) turned in a career-best time of 12:52.73, 12 seconds faster than her top effort last season. She also posted a season-best time of 1:05.04 in the 100-freestyle.
Junior Emily Elliott (Cortland, N.Y.) and sophomore Lauren Mangiaratti (Ashland, Mass.) both registered their fastest times of the season in the 100-breaststroke, as Elliott finished second in 1:16.57 and Mangiaratti placed fourth in 1:18.41.
Western New England returns to the AHLC for its home opener against Westfield State on Wednesday, November 7.