Marshall to Host Campbell in Dual Meet


This will be the Herd's last home meet of 2013.

This will be the Herd's last home meet of 2013.

Nov. 1, 2013

Campbell at MARSHALL
Saturday, Nov. 2 | 10 a.m. ET
Huntington, W. Va. | Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The Marshall swimming and diving team will welcome Campbell to Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium for a dual meet Saturday. This will be the fourth meeting between the Thundering Herd and Camels.

Marshall holds a 3-0 advantage, with the last meeting in 2011.

Admission is free. 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?
In its first dual meet of the season, Marshall defeated UNC Asheville, 148.5-105.5. The Thundering Herd posted nine victories in 16 events and set season-best times in 12.

Senior Sarah Kay (Cape Town, South Africa) won three events for the Herd, placing first in the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly and 200 individual medley. Senior Vera Niemeyer (Wuerselen, Germany) also picked up two wins for the Herd in both backstroke events. Junior Kaley Gregory (Hurricane, W.Va.) earned two individual victories, as well, in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 17:42.06 and in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:14.13.

LAST SEASON
Marshall posted a 5-7 record in dual meets. The Herd was 2-2 in dual meets at home in the Frederick A. Fitch Natatorium.

SCOUTING THE CAMELS
Campbell enters the meet with a 5-0 record after defeating St. Andrews and Davis & Elkins this past weekend.

The Camels had four swimmers earn two individual wins in the meet - sophomores Sarah Jabusch (1000 freestyle, 200 breaststroke), Emily Bennett (200 freestyle, 500 freestyle) and Kat Costin (100 butterfly, 200 butterfly) and junior Meredith Cooper (100 breaststroke, 200 individual medley).


 

 

UP NEXT
The Herd will travel to Ohio University on Nov. 8 for its first road dual meet this season. The contest will begin at 5 p.m. ET.

Marshall will not swim at home again until the spring semester, when it welcomes Duquesne to Fitch Natatorium on Jan. 18.

ORDER OF EVENTS
200 Medley Relay
1000 Freestyle
200 Freestyle
100 Backstroke
100 Breaststroke
200 Butterfly
50 Freestyle
3 Meter Diving
100 Freestyle
200 Backstroke
200 Breaststroke
500 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
1 Meter Diving
200 Individual Medley
400 Freestyle Relay