AMHERST, Mass. – Emily Hyde picked up wins in three events to lead No. 13 Amherst to a 169-129 victory against No. 5 MIT at Pratt Pool.
Beginning her big afternoon with a victory in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.09), Hyde also took first in the 200 breast (2:25.40) before later winning the 200 IM (2:10.18). Nicole Heise and Sarah Conklin finished one-two in the 200 fly with NCAA “B” cut times of 2:06.75 and 2:07.52, respectively, with Conklin also meeting the “B” cut standard with her win in the 100 fly (56.98).
Turning in a solid day on the boards, Lizzy Linsmayer won both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives with, surpassing the “B” cut in both events with scores of 269.55 and 273.60, respectively.
With MIT’s Christy Rogers, Kristen Finney, Katie Siegel and Lena Yang leading the Engineers to a victory in the 200 medley relay (1:47.89), Audrey Ingerson secured the Jeffs’ first win of the meet with a time of 10:38.05 in the 1,000-yard freestyle, narrowly edging out Kate Yu (10:38.30).
Stephanie Ternullo and Lulu Belak then took the first two spots in the 200 free with times of 1:54.35 and 1:56.24 before MIT swept the top three slots in the 100 back. Hyde picked up her first gold of the day in the 100 breast before Heise and Conklin dusted the competition in the 200 fly.
Katie Vincett touched in four-one hundredths of a second ahead of Yang in the 50 free with a time of 24.44 before Linsmayer took the first of two diving events with a strong showing in the 1-meter. Returning the favor, Yang beat out Vincett in the 100 free (53.71) before Rogers and Jane He combined for 13 points for the Engineers with a first (2:06.90) and second (2:08.45) finish in the 200 back.
Hyde again took center stage with a time of 2:25.40 in the 200 breast, while Ternullo (5:08.18) and Ingerson (5:13.45) finished ahead of Yu (5:13.73) in the 500 free. Keeping things rolling for the Jeffs, Conklin and Linsmayer posted their “B” cuts in the 100 fly and 3-meter dive, respectively, before Hyde capped off a stellar afternoon with a first-place showing in the 200 IM.