Bendziewicz, Lynch win qualifying events
Marshall finished with a school record 724 points
The Thundering Herd is in third place after three days of competition
Marshall advances 19 to scoring finals tonight
Bendziewicz becomes the fifth Marshall swimmer to win an individual conference title in school history
Marshall Swim team competing in the Conference USA Championships. Photos by Johnny Crawford Photography.
2015-2016 (Sophomore): Earned 11 top five finishes…Placed 7th at the Conference USA Championships in the 1650 free (16:58.46)…11th in the 500 free (4:57.23)…21st in the 200 free (1:54.99)…Placed 5th on the All-Time Top Ten list in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:11.93
2014-15 (Freshman): Won two events in 2014-15...Placed second in three events...Earned two third place finishes...Placed sixth in the 1650 freestyle at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 16:53.97, also a personal lifetime best...Swam a lifetime best in the 200 freestyle at the Conference USA Championships...Had four swims that ranked in the top ten in school history. Ruedt swam the third fastest times in the 1000 freestyle (10:12.24) and the 1650 freestyle (16:53.97, at the C-USA Championships...Had the fourth fastest time in the 200 freestyle (1:51.16)...Fifth fastest time in the 500 freestyle (4:55.38)... Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Prior to Marshall:School records in the 100, 200, 500 free...200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 free relay...3rd in state in 500...5th in state in 200 free.
Personal: Daughter of Bryan and Danielle Ruedt...Has one sibling, Mac.