BOSTON, Mass. – Junior Darlene Sao won both a pair of events but Coast Guard lost to national power MIT, ranked eighth nationally, 195-83. The Engineers won 13 of the 16 events.
Sao won both the 100 freestyle (54.40) and the 200 freestyle (1:57.45) while junior Sara Cantrell won the 3-meter diving event with 230.01 points and placed second on the 1-meter board with 223.27 points.
Also for the Bears, senior Chantel Ferguson placed second in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:14.95 while Coast Guard's 200 free relay team of sophomore Patti Eidnire, junior Caitlin Gever, freshman Rachel Seaman and Sao were second posting a time of 1:43.92.
The Bears, who drop to 1-6 on the season, are back in action on Saturday when they travel to take on rival Merchant Marine at 1 p.m.