Snider, Mangiaratti & Tricarico combine for seven event wins
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (January 9, 2019) – Competing for the first time in almost two months, the Western New England University women's swimming team notched a 148-105 victory over Elms College on Wednesday afternoon at the Alumni Healthful Living Center pool.
Snider registered first place finishes in the 50-yard butterfly (30.29 seconds), 100-yard butterfly (1:05.43) and 200-yard IM (2:25.14).
Mangiaratti won the 50-breastroke (22.98 seconds) and 100-breaststroke (1:17.26), while Tricarico claimed the top spot in the 100-freestyle (1:01.16) and 200-freestyle (2:12.26).
Tricarico also swam the lead leg of Western New England's 200-medley relay and 200-freestyle relay, which were victorious with times of 2:05.11 and 1:54.60, respectively.
Five Golden Bears posted season-best times – Mangiaratti in the 50 and 100-breaststroke, sophomore Sarah Bartlett (Branford, Conn.) in the 100-butterfly (1:10.86), sophomore Hannah Manolis (West Hartford, Conn.) in the 50-freestyle (32.97 seconds) and 100-backstroke (1:24.55), senior Anna Boucher (Merrimack, N.H.) in the 50-breaststroke (40.12 seconds), 500-freestyle (6:54.63) and 200-IM (2:53.60), and Snider in the 200-IM and the 50-butterfly leg of the medley relay.
Western New England (4-3) is off until next Wednesday, when the Golden Bears take on Elms and Colby-Sawyer in a tri-meet hosted by the Blazers.