JACKSONVILLE, FL January 7, 2014 – Hannah Stephenson and Jenson Engen opened 2014 with tremendous efforts as UNCW topped host North Florida, 181-119, in swimming and diving action on Tuesday at the UNF Aquatic Center.
Stephenson helped the Seahawks by taking the 100 and 200 Backstroke events with times of 59.62 second and 2:10.10, respectively. She also swam on the winning 200 Medley and 400 Free Style relays.
Engen, meanwhile, also got out of the gates quickly in 2014 with wins in the 100 (1:04.73) and 200 (2:24.28) Breaststroke events. Engen also swam the second leg of the 200 Medley Relay.
Cat Gargula added a win in the 100 Fly with a time of 59.66 and she too swam on the 200 Medley relay that set the tone for the afternoon with a win.
The Seahawks also defeated NCAA Division II member Catawba, 228-56.
UNCW returns to action when it visits College of Charleston on Jan. 11.