Row 1 (L-R): Director of Aquatics Larry VanWagner, Associate Head Coach/Diving Coach Melanie Bolstad, Kristine Maier, Katherine Carpenter, Jenell Walsh-Thomas, Emily Hammang, Alyssa Hewitt, Victoria Kemp, Lyndsay Martin, Assistant Coach Kyle O’Neil.
Row 2 (L-R): Chelaine Eliazar, Chelsea Unger, Kate Conard, Katie Larkin, Emily Gardner, Michelle Fountain, Caroline Skjong-Nilsen, Allison Kreho, Leanna Brittis, Amanda Letchko, Meredith Michl, Sondra McAdam.
Row 3 (L-R): Darell Ann Smith, Elizabeth Piggott, Megan Flood, Jenna Finn.
MAAC Championship Recap
The Marist Women's Swimming and Diving team led from start to finish at the 2010 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship and earned its 11th conference title at the Mangione Aquatic Center on the campus of Loyola University. It was the Red Foxes’ sixth MAAC championship in seven years. Freshman Kate Conard was named women's Most Outstanding Swimmer of the meet after she set three conference records in the 500- and 1,000- and 1,650-yd. freestyles. Marist totaled 921 points during the meet and defeated second place Rider by 324.5 points. The margin of victory was the largest for the Red Foxes since their first MAAC title in 1997. The Broncs totaled 596.5 points at the meet.
The women’s swimming and diving program returned to the pool at the ECAC Championships where the Red Foxes won their second ECAC crown, first since 2006, as they scored 503.5 points over the three days of competition. Marist held off Harvard for an 11.5-point victory in the meet. The Red Foxes concluded the 2010 season with a dual meet record of 8-4.