Megan Lasto,Women's Swimming,Freshman,Orange,(Thru Dec. 2)

Megan Lasto,Women's Swimming,Freshman,Orange,(Thru Dec. 2)

Freshman Megan Lasto of Orange became the program’s first individual to win an event at the Connecticut Cup women’s swimming and diving event when she captured the 400 individual medley (4:43.33) at the third annual competition Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Wesleyan University Natatorium.  Her overall performance at the meet earned her the swimming program’s Athlete-of-the-Week honor for the third time in five weeks and the Little East Conference’s Rookie-of-the-Week award for the third time in the program’s six weekly reports (she has also been LEC Swimmer-of-the-Week twice). In addition to winning the 400 IM, Megan Lasto took second in the 200 breaststroke (2:29.87) and second in the 200 individual medley (2:13.76). She crushed per personal records in all three and nearly broke program records in each. (Current program records are 4:42.25 in the 400 IM, 2:29.36 in the 200 breaststroke and 2:13.37 in the 200 IM).