Women's relay team takes ninth in NESCAC meet opening event

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. -- The Colby College women's swimming and diving team started the NESCAC Championships on Thursday with one event before Friday's full day schedule, posting the third-fastest time in team history in the 800-yard freestyle relay.

The relay team of Addie Paige, Katie Tuohy, Hannah Griffin, and Lexi Phillips placed ninth overall in a time of 7 minutes, 48.44 seconds. Paige had the second-fastest 200 freestyle time of 1:53.94 in Colby history.
 
The team of Abigail Taylor-Roth, Lacey Wright, Georganna Benedetto, and Tess White were seventh among 'B' relay teams and took 18th overall in 7:53.88. The foursome had the eighth-fastest overall time in school history and the fastest 'B' relay ever in the event.