Sarah Sheaffer Finishes Fourth at Division III Connecticut Cup

Sarah Sheaffer Finishes Fourth at Division III Connecticut Cup

MIDDLETOWN, CT - Junior Sarah Sheaffer (New Fairfield, CT) scored 190.57 points and finished fourth in the three-meter diving event at the 2016 Division III Connecticut Cup at Wesleyan University on Saturday afternoon.

The Colonials, as a team, finished in sixth place with 53 total points.  Connecticut College captured the women's team title with 643 points.  The Coast Guard followed with 500 points while the host Cardinals tallied 443 points.

Western's top event finishes were the 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-yard freestyle relay.  It finished 12th with times of 1:57.95 and 4:18.15, respectively.

Annelise Alfieri (Southington, CT), Juliana Bell (Bethel, CT), Sheaffer and Ourania Koutoumba (Danbury, CT) were involved in the 200-yard event while Olivia Wright (East Hartford, CT), Alfieri, Sheaffer and Brianna Christiano (Prospect, CT) made up the 400-yard foursome.

The Colonials are off for final exams and the holidays and return to the pool for a home meet against Hunter College on Saturday, January 14.  The first event is set for 11 am at the O'Neill Center Natatorium.