Blue Jays Bound For New England Swim & Dive Championships

Blue Jays Bound For New England Swim & Dive Championships

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) men's and women's swimming and diving teams are bound for Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass., as they get set to compete in the New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships this weekend. The NEISDA Championships will take place from Thursday, February 21 through Sunday, February 24 in the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool.

WHO TO WATCH:

13 USJ swimmers and divers on both the men's and women's side recorded times fast enough to qualify for the NEISDA Championships:

Women

Senior Gabriella Alberino (East Haven, Conn.)

Freshman Brielle Bergeron (Easthampton, Mass.)

Freshman Shelby Cios (Rocky Hill, Conn.)

Junior Taylor Houghtaling (East Hartford, Conn.)

Sophomore Alise Martel (Harwinton, Conn.)

Senior Annmarie Masayda (Watertown, Conn.)

Freshman Mackenzie Stotler (New Hartford, Conn.)

Junior Leah Verrillo (Cheshire, Conn.)

Men

Freshman Matt Gorman (Columbia, Conn.)

Freshman Brendan Lynch (Watertown, Conn.)

Freshman Jack Monroe (Waterbury, Conn.)

Freshman Will Witoski (Middlebury, Conn.)

Freshman Jacob Wyse (Broad Brook, Conn.)

Five freshmen men's swimmers qualified in their inaugural men's swimming and diving season. There are 36 USJ entries across the 43 events (Prelims, Diving, and Finals). The NEISDA Championships start Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m. and conclude on Sunday, February 24 at 5:30 p.m.

WHAT TO WATCH:

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

PRELIMS

 

10:00 a.m- Prelims

10:00 a.m- Prelims

10:00 a.m- Prelims

 

200 Freestyle Relay

200 Medley Relay

100 Freestyle

 

500 Freestyle

400 IM

50 Backstroke

 

100 Butterfly

50 Butterfly

200 Breaststroke

 

50 Breaststroke

200 Freestyle

200 Butterfly

 

200 Backstroke

100 Backstroke

100 IM

 

50 Freestyle

100 Breaststroke

400 Freestyle Relay

 

200 IM

1000 Freestyle (Timed Final)

1650 Freestyle (Timed Final)

 

400 Medley Relay

 

 

DIVING

 

2:30 p.m. – 1M Diving

3:30 p.m. – 1M Diving

2:30 p.m. – 3M Diving

 

PRELIMS

FINALS

PRELIMS & FINALS

FINALS

8:00 p.m. — FINALS

6:00 p.m. – FINALS

6:00 p.m. — FINALS

5:30 p.m. — FINALS

800 Freestyle Relay

200 Free Relay

200 Medley Relay

100 Freestyle

 

500 Freestyle

400 IM

1650 Freestyle (Top Heat)

 

100 Butterfly

50 Butterfly

50 Backstroke

 

50 Breaststroke

200 Freestyle

200 Breaststroke

 

200 Backstroke

100 Backstroke

200 Butterfly

 

50 Freestyle

100 Breaststroke

100 IM

 

200 IM

 

400 Freestyle Relay

 

400 Medley Relay

 

 


HOW TO WATCH:

Those who cannot make the trip to Cambridge can stream all of the weekend's events by clicking on the links below:

Thursday, February 21

FINALS: Live Feed (8:00pm) 

Friday, February 22

PRELIMS: Live Feed (10:00am)

DIVING: Live Feed (2:30pm)

FINALS: Live Feed (6:00pm)

Saturday, February 23

PRELIMS: Live Feed (10:00am) 

DIVING: Live Feed (3:30pm)

FINALS: Live Feed (6:00pm)

Sunday, February 24

PRELIMS: Live Feed (10:00am)

DIVING: Live Feed (2:30pm)

FINALS: Live Feed (5:30pm)

BLUE JAY ARCHIVE:

USJ Women's Swimming and Diving have qualified for the New England Championships 15 of the last 17 seasons, finishing a program-best 13th in 2018:

2018- 13th of 20

2017- 16th of 20

2016- 17th of 21

2015- 19th of 20

2014- 17th of 20

2013- 18th of 21

2012- 19th of 22

2011- DNQ

2010- 15th of 22

2009- 15th of 22

2008- 16th of 21

2007- 20th of 22

2006- DNQ

2005- 15th of 22

2004- 15th of 20

2003- 14th of 19

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