LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s swimming & diving continued last week, highlighted by Colorado College and McMurry competing at the CC Classic along with Austin College and Southwestern traveling to Centenary and Trinity, respectively, for dual meets.
Colorado College took home second at the CC Classic with 786 total points, while McMurry finished sixth out of six teams with 172 points. Colorado State University Pueblo won the meet with a total team score of 850.5.
The Tigers’ Kate Brush was a triple winner over the weekend as she continued her outstanding rookie campaign. Brush won the 200-yard butterfly (2:15.87), the 100-yard backstroke (1:46.98) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:27.45). Other outstanding individual performances included Jio Chang posting wins in the 100-yard freestyle (54.24) and the 100-yard butterfly (59.07) in her final home meet, while sophomore Kerren Matthews won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:05.11.
In the diving well, senior Riley Wadehra won the 3-meter competition with a score of 415.58 and teammate Peyton Classon stood atop the podium in the 1-meter competition following a cumulative score of 458.85.
Freshman Molly Herrera led the way for McMurry, placing fifth in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a time of 20:38.59.
Centenary edged Austin College, 92-82, in a dual meet in Shreveport, Louisiana last Saturday as both teams closed out the regular season.
Ladies’ sophomore Kaylin Swoboda had a superb day to pace Centenary, winning the 200-yard IM with a season-best time of 2:18.83 and claimed gold in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:11.74. Sarah Harrison won the 200-yard freestyle (2:07.96) and teammate Brianna Serret touched the wall first in the 200-yard butterfly in 2:16.05 to help Centenary secure its third dual meet victory of the season.
Individually, Liberty Chanin was a double winner to lead the way for the ‘Roos. Chanin won both the 1,000- and 500-yard freestyle events in times of 11:14.62 and 5:42.07, respectably. Sophie Garriga and Lula Wallace also earned first-place finishes on the afternoon as Garriga won the 50-yard freestyle (27.58) and Wallace won the 100-yard freestyle (1:01.16).
Trinity defeated Southwestern, 184-103, last Saturday in San Antonio, Texas as both teams begin to prepare for the SCAC Championship in less than a month.
Trinity’s Mabel Fowler won the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:27.68 and touched the wall first in the 200-yard backstroke in 2:08.72. Her time in the 1,000 is the second-fastest in school history and is currently ranked 15th across Division III.
Morgen Reyna also collected a pair of victories for the Tigers, winning the 100-yard freestyle in 53.26 and the 100-yard butterfly in 1:00.14.
In the diving well, Katarina Partalas won the 1-meter board with a six-dive score of 286.15 and Mya Tio took top honors in the 3-meter competition with a mark of 239.15.
Pirates’ junior Rehgan Hartsell highlighted the afternoon for Southwestern. Hartsell won both the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke with winning times of 1:09.40 and 2:33.95, respectably. Emma Frey and Natalie Gierat also posted top finishes for Southwestern as Frey won the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.00) and Gierat won the 200-yard IM (2:19.40).
SCAC women’s swimming and diving continues with a light week on the schedule as University of the Ozarks and Southwestern will take on Henderson State and UT-Permian Basin, respectively, on Saturday for dual meets.
This Week's Results:
|Sat. 18||Austin College||@ Centenary (La.) (Dual)||1:00 pm CT||2nd of 2 teams|
|Centenary (La.)||Austin College (Dual)||1:00 pm CT||1st of 2 teams|
|Southwestern (Tex.)||@ Trinity (Dual)||1:00 pm CT||2nd of 2 teams|
|Trinity (Tex.)||Southwestern (Dual)||1:00 pm CT||1st of 2 teams|
|Sun. 19||Colorado College||Colorado College Classic||9:00 am MT||2nd of 6 teams|
|McMurry||@ Colorado College Classic||9:00 am MT||6th of 6 teams|