Women's Swimming & Diving

200-yard Medley Relay Highlights Day Three of NESCAC Championships

Katie Cantrell placed ninth in the 1,000-yard freestyle.
Katie Cantrell placed ninth in the 1,000-yard freestyle.

The 200-yard medley relay placed seventh to highlight the third day of the 2020 NESCAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championships. The Panthers are hosting the meet and sit in seventh place with 483 points. Williams remains in the lead with 1372.5 points, while Tufts (1141.5) and Amherst (979) round out the top-three. The final day of competition begins on Sunday morning with preliminaries at 10:00 a.m., followed by diving at 2:00 p.m. and finals at 5:30 p.m. in Middlebury's Natatorium.

The Panthers 200-yard medley relay team comprised of Frances VanderMeer, Hannah Wander, Maddie McKean and Courtney Gantt placed seventh with an NCAA 'B' Cut time of 1:44.93. Katie Cantrell earned ninth place in the 1,000 free, touching the wall in 10:38.15. In the 100 breaststroke, Hannah Wander placed 10th with a time of 1:05.21.

Other top-20 finishes came from Haley Hutchinson (15th) in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.15),  Georgia Houde (10:46.55) and Hannah Kredich (11:04.31) in the 1,000 free (14th and 19th, respectively) and Cantrell (19th) in the 200 free with a time of 1:55.04.