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Ternullo Helps Jeffs Past Springfield

Contact: Ben Badua


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Steph Ternullo ’15 won a pair of events to lead the Amherst women’s swimming and diving team to a 174-114 victory over local rival Springfield College.

Posting the top time in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:40.35), Ternullo also set the pace in the 500 free, touching in at 5:12.46.

Maddy Sprung-Keyser ’13, Emily Hyde ’16, Sarah Conklin ’16 and Katie Vincett ’13 got the Jeffs off to a fast start, teaming up to win the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:50.12. Ternullo and Charlotte Chudy ’16 took the top two spots in the 1000 free, while Sprung-Keyser and Aline Kim ’15 finished one-two in the 100-yard backstroke.

Hyde placed first in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.92), while Conklin, Allison Merz ’14 and Suzi Stein ’14 swept the top three slots in the 200-yard butterfly. The Pride’s Kellie Pennington ’14 edged out Lulu Belak ’14 in the 50 free before Lizzy Linsmayer ’14 won the first of two diving events with a score of 291.97 in the 1-meter dive.

Belak picked up the victory in the 100 free (54.18), edging out Hyde (54.33), while Emily Swett ’13 recorded the fastest time in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:10.41. Courtney Flynn ’15, Abby Hahn ’14 and Catherine Maguire ’13 kept the Jeffs rolling finishing first through third in the 200-yard breaststroke before Ternullo notched her second win of the afternoon.

Springfield’s Molly Potter ’13 won the 100 fly with a 1:02.16, while Jennifer Thompson ’14 put up the top score in the 3-meter dive with a 289.20. Bre Harrington ’13 secured the win in the 100 IM (1:04.90), while the Pride’s Callie Phillips ’16, Amanda Shaw ’13, Mary Masayda ’15 and Pennington closed out the meet with a victory in the 200 free relay (1:39.96).

Amherst returns to action on Feb. 15-17 at the NESCAC Championships hosted by Bowdoin.