Fairfield, Conn.—Meghan Bailey (Walpole, Mass.) and Malvina Reinhold (Gothenburg, Sweden) made the finals in the 200 IM and 500 Free in Day 2 of the Northeast Conference Swimming Championship. Bailey topped herself swimming the 200 IM in 2:10.40 in this evening's final, resetting the school record.
Captain Bailey topped the school record of 2:11.31, set by her in 2009, in the preliminary round of the 200 IM, finishing in 2:10.81. Her ninth place finish sent her to the finals. The senior broke her own record for the second time today when she clocked in at 2:10.40 in the final round to finish tenth.
Freshman Reinhold earned a spot into the Day 2 finals by picking up a 16th place finish swimming the 500 Free preliminary in 5:16.67. She finished in the same spot in the final round, but dropped four seconds from her original time, finishing in 5:12.63.
The meet continues tomorrow when the Pioneers compete in the 400 IM, 100Butterfly, 200 Free, 100 Breaststroke, 100 Backstroke and 400 Medley Relay. The Pioneers head into Day 3 of the NEC Championships in sixth place.