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SWIMMING & DIVING CONTINUES TO LEAD NEC FIELD AFTER DAY TWO
Baltimore, MD-After day two of competition at the NEC Championships at the UMBC Natatorium, the Retriever women's squad leads the rest of the field with 602 points. On the men's side, UMBC also has a comfortable margin as they are ahead by 354 points with their two-day total of 673.Today's competition was not quite as record-breaking as day one, but there were several NEC meet marks that fell. UMBC freshman Jessica Prosen recorded a time of 4:31.79 in the 400 individual medley while teammate and classmate Lindsey Prather broke an NEC record in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:05.51. Also, Wagner's Lyndsey DeGorio bested an NEC mark in the 100 backstroke with a time of 58.26s.Women's Team Scores1. UMBC 6022. Wagner 4163. CCSU 330 4. St. Francis (NY) 2085. St. Francis (PA) 1876. Howard 1817. Sacred Heart 145Men's Team Scores1. UMBC 6732. CCSU 3193. Howard 3094. St. Francis (NY) 265Individual Winners:Women200 Free Relay (UMBC, 1:50.51), 400 Individual Medley (Jessica Prosen, UMBC, 4:31.79, meet record), 100 Butterfly (Emily Casino, Wagner, 57.65s), 200 Freestyle (Olga Budasz, CCSU, 1:54.86), 100 Breaststroke (Lindsey Prather, UMBC, 1:05.51, meet record), 100 Backstroke (Lyndsey DeGorio, Wagner, 58.26, meet record), 800 Free Relay (CCSU, 7:43.37), 3-meter diving (Peggy Preston, UMBC).Men200 Free Relay (UMBC, 1:34.98, meet record), 400 IM (David Landgren, UMBC, 4:06.29), 100 Fly (Mehdi Addadi, UMBC, 50.82s), 200 Free (Evan Patrick, UMBC, 1:41.10), 100 Breast (Karl Strauss, UMBC, 59.30s), 100 Back (Ramon James, UMBC, 53.05s), 800 Free Relay (UMBC, 6:59.57), 3-meter diving (Dustin Boone, UMBC).Action continues tomorrow with preliminaries beginning at 11:00 am and finals starting at 6:00 pm.