HANOVER, N.H. – In its penultimate dual meet of the season, the Dartmouth women’s swimming and diving team fell to UConn, 181-114, at Karl Michael Pool on Saturday afternoon.
To kick things off on the 3-meter diving board, Allison Green finished highest for Dartmouth by placing fourth (256.57). Maggie Pionzio was sixth (223.13) and Allegra Codamon came in seventh (212.09). On the 1-meter board, all three Big Green divers finished in a row, once again, being led by Green, who took fifth (220.19). Pionzio was sixth (215.32) and Codamon placed seventh (179.17).
In the 400-yard medley relay, Dartmouth A touched in second place (3:59.41), finishing over three seconds ahead of UConn. Hayley Winter was second in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:27.38), leaving 13 seconds between her and Sona Pinela.
AnnClaire MacArt and Maddie Dunn took the top two spots in the 200-yard freestyle. MacArt touched in first place (1:53.91), while Dunn was second (1:56.21). MacArt was back later in the day in the 500-yard freestyle, finishing in second place (5:05.16), and was followed directly after by Winter (5:09.18). In the 100-yard backstroke, Mia Newkirk finished highest for Dartmouth in fourth (1:01.09), Sarah Finlay was fifth (1:02.36) and Caroline Filan came in sixth (1:04.12).
Sam Norton won the 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.72) and Megan Crook was third (1:07.35). A few events later, Crook tied for first in the 100-yard freestyle with Madeline Blair (53.45). Molly Brickman placed fourth in both the 200-yard butterfly (2:14.14) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:10.65), while, in the 50-yard freestyle, Dunn tied for first with Brazil Rule (24.77), Sophie Smith took fifth (25.29) and Grace Herron was sixth (26.16).
In the 200-yard breaststroke, Norton was second (2:23.07), touching three-tenths of a second behind Julie Hu in first. Melanya Zaraska placed fourth in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.58).
To end the day, Dartmouth took the top two spots in the 200-yard freestyle relay. The A relay, made up of Crook, Amy Sun, Sophie Smith and Dunn, was first (1:39.09), while the B relay followed a few seconds later (1:42.22).
Next weekend, the Big Green will host their final dual meet of the season, taking on Columbia at 5 p.m. on Friday.