Marshall Travels to Bowling Green, Ky., for Quad Meet|
Jan. 23, 2014
MARSHALL vs. WKU | Vanderbilt | Cumberlands
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. – The Marshall swimming and diving team will travel to Bowling Green, Ky., for its first quad meet of the year, facing off against host Western Kentucky, Vanderbilt and Cumberlands.
Live stats will not be available, but results will be posted on HerdZone.com at the completion of the each day.
HAVE YOU HERD?
Junior Kaley Gregory led the Herd with two individual wins, in the 1,000-and 500-yard freestyle. Senior Vera Niemeyer out-touched Duquesne’s Morgan Fink by .01 second in the 200-yard backstroke. Fellow senior Sarah Kay clocked her fifth win of the season in the 200-yard butterfly.
Marshall earned its first win of the season in the 200-yard freestyle, by junior Kacey Preun, touching the wall at 1:55.73.
SCOUTING THE HILLTOPPERS
In the 200 individual medley, the Hilltoppers recorded the top four times with Nadine Laemmler going first with a time of 2:07.70. Senior Natalie Lenderman clocked a 53.54 in the 100 free for the win. Junior Allie Duff touched the wall at 57.41 in the 100 backstroke, while junior Ashley Forsyth finished first in the 500 freestyle with a 5:02.98. Junior Clair Conlon took first in the 100 breastroke with a time of 1:04.50 in the event.
The diving team’s freshman Amy Crayne earned C-USA Diver of the Week, for her performance against Clemson and the College of Charleston. Crayne posted the
highest finishes of the weekend for the WKU diving team. The rookie finished third out of 17 divers in the one-meter event with a score of 208.45.
SCOUTING THE COMMODORES
Vanderbilt finished the day with six first-place finishes. Two wins came from junior Chrissy Oberg in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke, with respective times of 56.69 and 2:01.69.
Freshmen Alexandra Blankenburg and Carrie Bencic picked up a pair of victories against Liberty and West Florida in the 200-yard butterfly and 500 freestyle, respectively.
SCOUTING THE PATRIOTS
Sophomore Grace Van Ryckegham clocked an 11:19.32 in the 1000-yard freestyle for a victory, while junior Charlotte Parent took the victories in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke, 1:57.48, 58.77.
Freshman Lucy Gregory won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:00.82. Junior Melissa Peplinski and sophomore Anna Clayton picked up a pair of wins. Peplinski took the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke (25.45, 1:10.05), while Clayton won the 200-yard individual medley and 100-yard freestyle (2:15.67, 55.98).
Gregory, Peplinski, Parent and senior Kaleigh Botill won the 400-yard medley relay with a time of 4:04.03.
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