PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The 2019 Little East Conference (LEC) Swimming & Diving Championships are set to take place Saturday, February 9, at UMass Dartmouth's Tripp Center Natatorium. Competition will get underway at 12 p.m.
PARTICIPATING TEAMS: Eastern Connecticut State University, Keene State College, UMass Dartmouth, Plymouth State University, Rhode Island College, Western Connecticut State University, Westfield State University.
LIVE COVERAGE: The 2019 LEC Championships will be streamed live on the LEC Network – www.LittleEast.tv. Individual results will be announced via Twitter @LittleEastConf.
TICKET PRICES: General Admission tickets are $10, which includes a championship program and heat sheet. Students and Senior Citizens are $3. Children under the age of six will be admitted free of charge. Administrators and special guests will be admitted free of charge. Additional heat sheets will be sold for $2.
DIRECTIONS/PARKING: UMass Dartmouth's street address for GPS is 285 OLD WESTPORT ROAD, DARTMOUTH, MASS. 02747-2300. Parking is available in Parking Lot 6.
CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY: Keene State is in search of its 13th consecutive LEC title and its 16th championship overall. Host UMass Dartmouth is the only other program to win the LEC title as it finished atop the team standings in 2004 and 2005.
RETURNING INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS
Casey Allaire (Plymouth State, Jr.) – 3-Meter Diving (219.60)
Monique Groux (Westfield State, Sr.) – 1-Meter Diving (227.40)
Sophie Hayes (Keene State, Jr.) – 100 Butterfly (59.18), 200 Butterfly (2:11.11)
Megan Lasto (Eastern Connecticut, So.) – 200 Individual Medley (2:14.41)
Mollee Lasto (Eastern Connecticut, CL) – 100 Backstroke (1:01.88)
Madison Pechulis (Keene State, Jr.) – 100 Breaststroke (1:08.74), 200 Breaststroke (2:30.91)