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PSC sunk by UMass Dartmouth

PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth won 10 of the 16 events Saturday and captured a women's swimming and diving meet over Plymouth State College, 167-125, at the PSC Natatorium.

The victory improves UMD to 7-3, while PSC drops to 3-6.

Sophomore Andrea Boutilier (Chicopee, Mass.) turned in a strong effort for the Panthers, winning two individual events and swimming on a winning relay team. She captured the 200 yard freestyle in 2:09.98 and the 50 freestyle in 27.57 seconds.

Other individual winners for PSC included freshman Katie Koch (Jeffersonville, Vt.) in the 50 yard backstroke (32.82), junior Amy Bernier (Bristol, Conn.) in the 100 yard freestyle (1:00.07), and freshman Kristin Kearins (Andover, Mass.) in the one-meter diving (217.45 points). PSC won the final event of the meet, the 400 free relay, with the team of Boutilier, Bernier, freshman Scarlette Scarborough (Salem, N.H.) and junior Allison Bregy (Camden, Maine).

UMass Dartmouth was led by senior Mary MacGregor (Bridgewater, Mass.), freshman Katie Kelley (Melrose, Mass.) and freshman Amy Stucchi (Westboro, Mass.), who won two events apiece. MacGregor finished first in the 1000 free (11:53.06) and 500 free (5:44.77), Kelley took the 50 breast (34.02) and 200 breast (2:35.54), and Stucchi captured the 200 butterfly (2:21.58) and 200 individual medley (2:22.74). Kelley's time in the 200 breast established a new pool record.

Other UMD winners included freshman Jessica Looney (Raynham, Mass.) in the 200 back (2:24.43), junior Dianna Parisi (Medford, Mass.) in the 50 fly (29.37) and freshman Tara Keefe (Medford, Mass.) in the three-meter diving (211.90).

PSC hosts the final dual meet of the season this Tuesday (Feb. 6) against Saint Michael's College (5 p.m.).