WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. – The Elms College men's and women's swim teams completed the preliminary events of day one at the 2010-11 New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships, Friday morning.
On the men's side, junior Nick Provost (Three Rivers, Mass.) clocked a time of 2:10.52 to set a new school record in the 200-yard individual medley.
For the women, freshman Ashley Kirchner (Dalton, Mass.) set a new school mark in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:21.75.
Sophomore Tessa Dudunake (Northampton, Mass.) registered a new school record in the first leg of the 200-yard freestyle relay (25.80), helping the squad of freshman Devon DeGrazia (Westport, Mass.), Kirchner and sophomore Chalis Bird (Windsor, Mass.) also stake a new school record (1:43.70).
The women's 400-yard medley relay team of DeGrazia, Dudunake, Kirchner and Bird also established a new school mark, touching the wall in a time of 4:18.83.
Dudunake, Kirchner, Bird, sophomore Emalee Furtek (Ludlow, Mass.) and junior Katie Roberts (Torrington, Conn.) will all advance to this evening's day one finals.