Meili Carpenter Wins MAC Championship in One-Meter Diving
OXFORD, OH - The University at Buffalo women's swimming and diving team finished day two of the Mid-American Conference Championships. Senior diver Meili Carpenter won the MAC Championship in the one-meter diving event, finishing with a score of 301.45.
UB's 200 freestyle relay team started the night in impressive fashion, as Jessie Koltz, Sam Palma, Karly Moore and Caroline Simmonsbroke a school record and picked up fifth-place points in a time of 1:32.92, bettering the old record of 1:33.83 set last season. Jordan Deren kicked off the individual events with an eighth-place finish and lifetime best in the 500 freestyle, finishing in a time of 4:53.82, two seconds better than her previous lifetime best and nearly 10 seconds better than her best time of the season.
Carpenter finished off a perfect season in the one-meter diving event, winning the MAC Championship with a score of 301.45. Carpenter was the only diver to finish with over 300 points.
The Bulls end day two in fifth place with 156 points. Toledo continues to lead the way with 260 points. Competition continues through Saturday.