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MEET-BY-MEET SUMMARY OF 2008-09 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING SEASON

2008-09 Final Regular-Season Record: 5-5 duals, 10-5 overall

11/22/08:  Wesleyan  179, Bates  119 (at Trinity) ; Wesleyan  221, at Trinity  78
Link to complete Trinity and Bates meet results

11/24/08:  at Amherst  132, Wesleyan  89
Link to complete Amherst meet results

12/6-7/08:  Cardinal Invitational - Wesleyan 1205.5, Hamilton  1008, Clark 721, Trinity  470, WPI 376.5, Cabrini 313
Link to complete Cardinal Invitational meet results

1/17/09:  at Williams  219, Wesleyan  77 ; Tufts  205, Wesleyan  92 (at Williams)
Link to complete Williams & Tufts meet results

1/24/09:  at Conn. College  179, Wesleyan  115 ; Wesleyan  120, Colby-Sawyer  80  (at Conn.)
Link to complete Conn. College & Colby-Sawyer meet results

1/31/09:  Wesleyan  159, at Bowdoin  134 ; Colby  158, Wesleyan  139  (at Bowdoin)
Link to complete Bowdoin & Colby meet results

2/7/09:  Wesleyan  162, Coast Guard  137
Link to complete Coast Guard meet results

2/20-22/09:  NESCAC Championships at Bowdoin - 9th of 11 teams
TEAM SCORING - Williams  1827.5, Amherst  1429.5, Tufts  1145;5, Middlebury  1047, Colby  886, Hamilton  829.5, Conn. College  816, Bowdoin  669, Wesleyan  659, Bates  615, Trinity  330.
HIGHLIGHTS - Wesleyan had three individuals come through with a pair of top-eight finishes each.  Leading the way was Cara Madden '11, who placed fourth in both the 50-yard backstroke (:27.65) and 100-yard backstroke (:59.36).  Both her times were school records.  Diver Naima Ford '11 took sixth in the three-meter dive (373.00) and eighth in the one-meter dive (332.70).  Janine Zaltsman '11 showed her versatility by placing seventh in the 100-yard freestyle (:53.23) and eighth in the 50-yard butterfly (:26.87).  Her time of :53.08 in the preliminaries set a Wesleyan program record.  Another top finish for the Cardinals came from Amelia Lupinetti '11 with a ninth-place showing in the 400-yard individual medley while Caitlin Bethlahmy '09 had two strong distance freestyle efforts as she ended up 11th in the 1000-yard event and 12th in the 1650-yard swim.  The 200-yard freestyle relay squad of Madden, Agnes Koczo '09, Emily Kodis '11 and Zaltsman shattered the team mark by more than half a second with their time of 1:39.59.

Link to complete NESCAC meet results