Maryland, Baltimore County Ahead In AE Champs

New Hampshire is no longer in first place after day three of the America East Conference Championships. Maryland, Baltimore County has 626 points and New Hampshire is in second with 588.5.

In the 3-meter diving competition, University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s Coco Darelius won with a score of 261.00. Vermont’s Maggie Preston took second and New Hampshire’s Hailee Miller was third.

Saturday’s swimming finals started off well for New Hampshire. Freshman Brittany Driscoll won the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:21.47 and her teammate Bridget Miller was third in 4:25.75. Maryland, Baltimore County’s Laura Massicotte took second, touching in 4:23.28.

New Hampshire’s Jess Harper won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 55.85. Maryland, Baltimore County’s Amanda Day and Binghamton’s Selina Ng tied for second in 55.95.

In the 200-yard freestyle, Liza Baykova of New Hampshire won with a time of 1:47.68. She was followed by Brittany Moffatt, her teammate, and Vermont’s Sarah Mantz. 

Maryland, Baltimore County’s Emily Escobedo won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:00.05. She was followed by two teammates: Kayla Lilly and Madyson Popalis. 

In the 100-yard backstroke, Lauren Day of Maryland, Baltimore County took first place. She posted a time of 55.82. New Hampshire’s Linnea Lemerise took second with 56.48 and Vermont’s Kira Hancock was third in 56.68.

Maryland, Baltimore County won the women’s 400-yard medley relay. The team of Lauren Day, Escobedo, Amanda Day and Kristie Langford touched in 3:44.40.

Sunday’s preliminaries start at 10 a.m. The 200-yard backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, 200-yard breaststroke, 200-yard butterfly and 1650-yard freestyle will be contested. The 400-yard freestyle relay will occur in the evening finals.

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    Bill Bell

    In winning the 200 IM last night in a pr 1:57.32 UMBC’s Emily Escobedo blasted her conference from the 2K15 NCAAs ( 1:58.82).

Author: Peter Baugh

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Peter Baugh is a freshman at the University of Missouri and is the assistant sports editor for the Maneater, Mizzou's student run newspaper. He swam and played baseball in high school. He is a two time finalist in the National Scholastic Press Association Sports Story of the Year contest and was named the SSP Journalist of the Year for the St. Louis area. He served as co editor-in-chief for his high school newspaper, The Globe, and also worked for the St. Louis American newspaper.

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