Nov. 7, 2007
RADFORD, Va. - The Marshall swim team picked up its third win of the season Wednesday beating Radford University 197.5-85.5. On the night the Herd won 13 of 16 events and set multiple new season bests.
"We showed some improvement tonight," said Marshall head coach Leonard Kraus. "We swam some people in different events and got to see some new things."
Diver Siobhan Schuurman broke the Marshall record and set a new lifetime best in the one-meter dive with a score of 280.72, which qualifies her for the NCAA Zone Championships. The Edmonton, Alberta native also finished first in the three-meter dive with another personal best score of 238.80. Both scores set Radford pool records.
"I thought our divers really stood out tonight," Kraus said. "They performed very well as a group and obliviously Shiobhan had a very strong meet."
Michaela Sceli turned in a strong time of 1:06.43 in the 100 breaststroke and also picked up a win in the 200-yard event, clocking in at 2:24.82.
Freshman Suzie Velte picked up the first win of her collegiate career, finishing first in the 100-yard backstroke at 1:03.31. Fellow freshman Krisit Schroeder picked took home top honors in the 200 back with a time of 2:14.32.
Jenae Moreno finished just two seconds off her season best of 1:57.20 in the 200 freestyle, winning the event in 1:59.55 Saturday. Junior Kayla Truswell won the 200 butterfly in 2:11.21, just over one second off of her season best.
Marshall will have its first home meet of the season Saturday at 2 p.m. against Vanderbilt.