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Women's Swimming & Diving

Bison women's team sits in fourth place after second day of NEAC swimming and diving championships

Julia Miller Notestone in the backstroke in the pool. NEAC logo in upper right corner

COBLESKILL, N.Y. - The Gallaudet University women's swimming and diving team remains in fourth place after the second day of competition at the 2018 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championships being hosted by SUNY Cobleskill. The Bison are only 12 points behind Wells College (241 points) for third place.

Three-time defending champion Cazenovia College is on its way to a fourth title after finishing Saturday with 478 points. The Wildcats lead Cedar Crest College (299), Wells (241), Gallaudet (229) and the host Fighting Tigers from SUNY Cobleskill (107).

Sophomore Julia Miller-Notestone (Medford, Ore.) made her return to the pool Saturday and won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:06.15. She also finished third in the 200-yard freestyle (2:16.03) while junior Alisia Metante (Pleasanton, Calif.) was sixth in the same event with a time of 2:29.86.

Sophomore Jackie Perkins (Hampton, Va.) finished fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:19.24).

Junior Alyssa Hanbury (Orlando, Fla.) was eighth in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:30.23.

Junior Jana Kiefer (Leander, Texas) was fifth in the 400-yard IM with a time of 6:10.40 while senior Faye Frez-Albrecht (Canton, Conn.) was sixth (7:12.44).

Gallaudet's 200-yard medley relay team was third with a time of 2:10.78 while the 800-yard freestyle relay was third (9:57.62).


  • Sophomore Jessica Monroe (Senoia, Ga.) joined Miller-Notestone, Perkins and Metante on the 200-yard medley relay
  • GU's 800-yard freestyle relay consisted of Miller-Notestone, Metante, Monroe and Kiefer


The third and final day of the NEAC swimming and diving championships will take place tomorrow (Sunday, Feb. 18) at the Bouck Hall Natatorium. Preliminaries are slated to start at 10 a.m. with the finals at 4:45 p.m. The final seven events include the 1,650 free, 100 IM, 200 backstroke, 100 free, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly and 400 free relay.

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