College swimming: Trumbull's Jillian Rice leads Bryant to victory

Jillian Rice took home seven gold medals from the NEC Championships.
Jillian Rice took home seven gold medals from the NEC Championships.

Jillian Rice from Trumbull won three individual events when the Bryant University women's swimming and diving team started 2018 with a 185-115 win over Rider on Saturday afternoon in Cambridge (Mass.).

Rice won the 50 freestyle (24.40), 100 freestyle (53.30) and 200 freestyle (1:54.73), as well as anchored the winning 400 free relay team (3:39.74).

Rice's three individual wins give her a team-high 19 on the season.