Worcester, Mass.-- The Clark University women's swimming and diving team suffered a loss to New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) and city opponent, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) on Wednesday evening at the Kneller Center Pool. The Engineers took home the ultimate 124-67 victory.
First year Alison Falder (New Milford, Conn.) earned second place for Clark in the women's 1000 yard freestyle with a time of 11:35.83. Sophomore Emma Bulman (Bridgewater, Mass.) recorded her season best time for the 200 yard freestyle when she touched in 2:19.03 in the 7th event of the night she later earned first place in the 200 yard backstroke in 2:39.57.
Freshman Allison Dubick (Cornwall, N.Y.) claimed first place in the women's 50 yard freestyle when she finished in 26.41. Senior Charlotte Gray (Sandy Hooky, Conn.) finished just behind her and earned Clark second place as well when she touched in 26.60.
Junior Jacie Carson (Eugene, Ore.) swam to a season best 2:40.89 finish in the 200 yard IM and Dubick earned another first place finish in the 100 yard freestyle with a season best time of 57.21.
The women's 200 yard freestyle relay that included Jenna Harrison-Peters (Silver Spring, Md.), Katy Flesher (Waukegan, Ill.), Carson and Bulman, placed first in 1:56.74 to finish out the night for Clark.
The Cougars travel to Coast Guard Academy on Saturday, January 27th for a NEWMAC meet at 12:00 p.m.