Heneghan third in 200 free at NESCAC meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 19, 2011
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Chelsea Heneghan

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. --- Chelsea Heneghan placed third in the 200-yard freestyle for the Colby College women's swimming and diving team at the NESCAC Championships on Saturday at Williams College.

The Mules are seventh out of 11 teams with 437 points heading into Sunday's final day of competition. Colby is 21 points out of sixth place, but also have some teams behind them within striking distance.

Heneghan had an NCAA 'B' cut qualifying time with a 1:53.34 (1:52.91 prelim). She also helped the team of Mandy Ferguson, Kathryn Lee, and Jenna Mahaffie place eighth in the 800 freestyle relay.

Heather Cronin placed 11th in the 1,000 meters (10:45.27), Jess Blais took 12th with a 1:00.61 in the 100 backstroke, Josie Bazemore was 14th with a 1:10.11 in the 100 breaststroke, Rosie Wennberg took 15th in the 100 butterfly (1:00.23) and Lee was 16th with a 1:00.33.