Wennberg eighth in butterfly race for Mules

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 18, 2011
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Rosie Wennberg

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. --- Rosie Wennberg finished in eighth place in the 50-yard butterfly and Chelsea Heneghan took ninth in the 500 freestyle for Colby College at the NESCAC Swimming and Diving Championships on Friday night at Williams College.

Wennberg had a 26.70 finish in the championship final of the 50 fly after clocking a 26.67 in a morning preliminary race. Meanwhile, Heneghan won the 'B' final race and took ninth with a 5:02.12 in the 500 freestyle. Mandy Ferguson took 16th place for the Mules in the 500 free with a 5:09.19 (5:08.05 in prelims).

Jess Blais was 11th in 28.29  (28.13 prelim) and teammate Sarah Nalven took 12th with a 28.51 in the 50 backstroke. Kathryn Lee finished 13th in the 200 individual medley in 2:13.93 (2:12.89), while Jenna Mahaffie captured 15th place in the 50 freestyle in 25.05 (24.83 prelim).

Colby's 200 freestyle relay team of Heneghan, Charlotte Veazie, Sarah Hansen, and Mafaffie took seventh place in 1:38.50.