BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Juniors Nadine Edwards (Danbury, Conn./Danbury HS), sophomore All-America Nicola Mancini (Falmouth, Maine/Falmouth HS) and freshmen Nicole Hellstern (Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug HS) and Kaitlin McGahie (Boylston/Tahanto Reg. HS) were all double-winners for the Bentley University women's swimming and diving team Tuesday night, which closed out its dual schedule with a 154-128 win at Bridgewater State University.
Edwards posted a season-best time of 11:21.83 in the 1000 yard freestyle and also captured the 500 free in 5:30.90. McGahie picked up wins in the 100 breaststroke (58.14 seconds) and the 100 individual medley (1:03.99).
Hellstern's wins came in the 100 free (58.14) and the 200 free (2:04.15). The 50 free went to her sister, Danielle, with the junior claiming the 50 free in 27.10.
Mancini kept her season-long winning streak intact, posting impressive scores of 286.95 (one meter) and 298.95 (three meter) to sweep the diving events.
Bentley's list of winners also included senior Caroline Lewis (Westfield/Westfield HS) in the 100 backstroke (1:05.50) and a trio of sophomores: Lindsey Goodwin (Staten Island, N.Y./Notre Dame Academy) in the 200 butterfly (2:34.56), Meg Pernsteiner (Highland Heights, Ohio/Hillcrest HS) in the 200 back (2:18.72) and Melissa Clauss (Oakland, N.J./Bergen County Academies) in the 100 fly (1:04.27).
Bentley, 9-2, will compete in the Northeast-10 Conference Championships Feb. 6-9 at Southern Connecticut State.