Little East Conference: Eastern Pair Recognized in Weekly Awards Program

Little East Conference: Eastern Pair Recognized in Weekly Awards Program

Little East Conference  Women’s Swimming

Report #8 – Through Jan. 21, 2018
Rookie-of-the-Week

Megan Lasto, Fr., Eastern Connecticut State University

Following the team’s six-week layoff, freshman Megan Lasto (Orange) won all three of her individual events and swam the third leg of the winning 200 medley relay when the Warriors downed visiting University of Saint Joseph, 127-97, in the final home meet of the season last Tuesday.  It marked the sixth time in eight reports that Lasto was recognized as either the Swimmer or Rookie-of-the-Week in the conference (she has won both honors in the same week twice). Lasto captured the 200 freestyle (2:05.96), 200 breaststroke (2:36.23) and 50 butterfly (28.32), swimming the fastest time by an Eastern swimmer this year in the 50 butterfly. Lasto has now won 20 races this year in ten different events. Eastern closes out the regular season Jan. 27 at Roger Williams University

Little East Conference  Women’s Track & Field

Report #4 – Through Jan. 21, 2018
Track Rookie-of-the-Week

Madeleine Dalberg, Fr., Eastern Connecticut State University

Freshman Madeleine Dalberg (Pitea, Sweden) contributed 19 points in three events in helping the Warriors to second place in a field of nine teams at the Plymouth State University Invitational Saturday. In her first collegiate meet, Dalberg broke the program’s indoor record in the 60 hurdles (9.70) and placed third, and also won her heat and placed fourth in the 60 (8.47) with the sixth-fastest time in program history. Dalberg, who had only three days of practice after enrolling at Eastern in January, also recorded the third-farthest long jump (17-3 ¼/5.26m) in program history, placing second in the event by .10 meters. The Warriors return to action Saturday at the Springfield College Massasoit Classic.