Hebert, Deveaux Lead Corsairs Past Beavers

Hebert, Deveaux Lead Corsairs Past Beavers

BABSON PARK, Mass. – Sophomore Kendra Hebert (Lowell, Mass.) swept the events in the diving well, including posting the third highest score in program history, to help the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women's swimming and diving team earn a 138-80 victory over Babson College this afternoon.

Hebert captured the one-meter board with a final score of 241.70, while also taking the higher platform with a score of 209.05.  The native of Lowell, Mass. qualified for the New England Swimming and Diving Championships on both boards.

Freshman Chrissy Deveaux (North Andover, Mass.) was a triple winner for the Corsairs.  She was the only swimmer to touch the wall in less than one minute in the 100-yard freestyle, stopping the timer at 57.52 seconds.  Deveaux also captured the 100 breaststroke (1:15.94) and the 200 individual medley (2:22.43).

Sophomore Kaya Flanagan (Fairhaven, Mass.) captured a pair of races at a length of 200 yards. She was the first swimmer to trip the timer in the 200 freestyle (2:09.73), while also leading the 200 backstroke field with a time of one minute, 05.81 seconds.

Classmate Yulyssa Diaz (Dorchester, Mass.) also stood atop the podium, winning the 500 freestyle race with a time of six minutes, 05.42 seconds.

UMass Dartmouth will return to action at 1 p.m. on Nov. 1, when the Corsairs travel to the University of New England.