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Women's Swimming Edged by Northeastern

Oct. 24, 2007

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BOSTON, Mass. - The Boston College women's swimming and diving team dropped their season-opening meet to Northeastern, 151-149, on Friday evening.

The meet went back and forth, until Northeastern held on for the two point victory. The Eagles placed first and second in the 400-yard freestyle relay, but Northeastern placed third to earn two points for the win.

Caroline Byron led BC, totaling 27 points in the meet. The junior took first place in the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.90), 100-yard freestyle (0:53.42) and 50-yard freestyle (0:24.69).

Sophomore Anna Smith totaled 13 points for the Eagles, placing first in the 200-yard butterfly (2:10.99) and second in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.44).

Amy Bromann registered a strong performance in the backstroke events for the Eagles. Bromann placed first in the 200-yard backstroke (1:01.49) and second in the 100-yard backstroke (2:12.22) for a total of eight points.

Freshman Devon Kelly placed second in the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events, totaling eight points.

BC is back in action Wednesday, Oct. 17 when Brandeis visits Chestnut Hill, Mass. The dual meet is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

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