Bristol Eastern's Brianna Ogonowski breaks school mark while qualifying for State Open

Published on Friday, 17 November 2017 22:37
Written by PAUL ANGILLY

STAFF WRITER

Bristol Eastern’s Brianna Ogonowski is the only swimmer from the city’s three schools to have qualified for the State Open meet at Yale on Saturday.

She did do while setting a school record in the 100 breaststroke during the Class L state championships on Wednesday night at Wesleyan University, with a time of 1:07.93.

While officially placing 17th in Class L because she had qualified for the “C” heat and could place no higher, her time was actually the fourth best at the class meet - and she would have placed third overall had she been in the “A” heat.

With her time at the Class L meet, Ogonowski enters the State Open seeded 12th in the event.

Competition is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. at Yale University’s Kiphuth Exhibition Pool in New Haven.

Lancers diver Zoe DiChello already competed in the State Open diving competition on Thursday night at Middletown High School, placing 22nd with a score of 354.95.

The Lancers placed 11th overall in the Class L meet, with Ogonowski also competing in the 200 IM, in which she placed 24th with a time of 2:24.26.

Also competing for Bristol Eastern were its three top relay teams.

The 400 freestyle relay (Hope Johnsky, Ogonowski, Kay-lin Koh and Julia Michaud) placed 13th in 4:04.68, the 200 medley relay (Chelsea DeMarest, Ogonowski, Michaud and Johnsky) placed 14th in 2:05.58 and the 200 freestyle relay (Johnsky, DeMarest, Noelle Bruce and Koh) placed 17th in 1:56.36.



Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Eastern, General Sports on Friday, 17 November 2017 22:37. Updated: Friday, 17 November 2017 22:40.