Marshall to Host UNC Asheville in Dual Meet


The doors will open at 10 a.m. for the dual meet.

The doors will open at 10 a.m. for the dual meet.

Oct. 25, 2013

UNC ASHEVILLE at MARSHALL
Saturday, Oct. 26 | 11 a.m. ET
Huntington, W. Va. | Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. – The Marshall swimming and diving team will host UNC Asheville in its home opener of the 2013-14 season, Oct. 26. The Thundering Herd will compete in its first dual meet at 11 a.m. at the Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium.

Admission is free for all attendees. Live stats will not be available, but results can be found on HerdZone.com at the completion of the meet. For live updates follow @HerdSwimming on Twitter.

HAVE YOU HERD?
Marshall last competed in the season-opening West Virginia State games, where it saw action against seven state universities in three sessions, over a period of two days.  The Herd finished second in the meet with a final score of 682.0.

Freshman Teel Hartmann (Louisville, Ky.) earned the first win of her collegiate career after placing first in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:38.56 at the Oct. 12 meet in Morgantown, W.Va.

LAST SEASON
Marshall posted a 5-7 record in dual meets last season. The Herd was 2-2 in dual meets at home in the Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium. This will be the first meeting between Marshall and UNC Asheville.

SCOUTING THE BULLDOGS
UNC Asheville has competed in two meets and against 12 schools, thus far in the season.

The Bulldogs faced 10 North Carolina schools in the All-North Carolina Invitational Oct. 4-5, where it finished 10th with 226 points.

UNC Asheville faced North Carolina A&T and host school Campbell in a tri-meet in Buies Creek, N.C. The Bulldogs had a split day, taking a win over the Aggies (185-66) and a loss against the Camels (165-86).

Alessandra Troncoso posted two victories against North Carolina A&T in the 100 and 200 breaststroke (1:08.41, 2:27.12), while teammate Galen Broido finished second in the backstroke (2:15.48) and 1000 freestyle (10:50.98).


 

 

UP NEXT
The Herd will have back-to-back home weekends, as it will return to action Nov. 2 at the Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium to host Campbell at 10 a.m.

ORDER OF EVENTS
200 Medley Relay
1650 Freestyle
3 Meter Diving
200 Freestyle
100 Backstroke
100 Breaststroke
200 Butterfly
50 Freestyle
1 Meter Diving
100 Freestyle
200 Backstroke
200 Breaststroke
500 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
*ten minute break*
200 Individual Medley
200 Freestyle Relay