Saint Joseph's Competes in Maine State Meet

Saint Joseph's Competes in Maine State Meet

BRUNSWICK, Maine – Saint Joseph's College competed in the Maine State Meet at Bowdoin College on Friday and Saturday. Both teams placed sixth with the women registering 44 points and the men posting 52 points.

Emilienne English (Cranston, R.I.), Alexis Coiley (Fort Fairfield, Maine), Autumn Nostrom (Lyman, Maine), and Alirose Beauregard (Dover, N.H.) highlighted the event for the Monks when the quartet broke the 200-Free relay record by over two seconds with a 1:47.18 time, good for ninth place overall, on Friday. The record was originally set in the 2012 New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving (NEISDA) Championship where Christine Cote, Rose Maccarrone, Jamie Wojtkiewicz, and Mandy Avella posted a 1:49.50 effort.

For the men, freshman Ryan Watson (Bangor, Maine) placed fourth with a 13:00.56 time in the 1650-Free.

Bates College won both events with the Bobcats' women recording 1105.5 points and the men notching 1225 points.

On the women's side, Bowdoin placed second with 907 points, UMaine was third (692), and Colby College finished fourth (497.5). University of New England (5th, 153), Saint Joseph's (6th, 44), and Maine Maritime (7th, 31) rounded out the field of seven institutions.

On the men's side, Colby was second (968.5 points), Bowdoin placed third (624.5), and UMaine finished fourth (464). Maine Maritime (5th, 67), Saint Joseph's (6th, 52), and University of New England (7th, 20) also competed in the Maine Meet.

Saint Joseph's is off until Friday, January 18th when the Monks host Husson and University of New England in a double-dual meet.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at