The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team compiled 10 event wins and eight second place finishes to defeat St. Thomas 168-126 in a dual meet on Friday night in St. Paul, Minn. Carrie Gundersen (4) and Maggie Hansvick (3) accounted for seven of Gustavus’s ten first place finishes. The Gustie women are now 3-3 in head-to-head duals this season.
Gundersen won the 500 freestyle (5:10.85), 1000 freestyle (10:35.93), and the 200 IM (2:16.46). She was also a member of the first place 400 free relay squad. Hansvick won both the 100 (1:09.87) and 200 breaststroke (2:31.62), and was a member of the first place 400 medley relay team.
Individual wins also came from Eydie Kramer, Dajana Vidovic, and Carley Mosher. Kramer won the three-meter diving (148.95) and placed second in the one-meter (127.60). Vidovic had a strong performance with a win in the 50 freestyle (25.55), and a second place finish in both the 100 (55.93) and 200 freestyle (2:01.38). Mosher won the 200 backstroke (2:10.36), placed second in the 100 backstroke (1:00.61), and took third in the 100 butterfly.
Other top Gustavus performers included Steph Korba, Sarah Hund, and Anika Erickson. Korba placed second in both the 100 (1:01.37) and 200 butterfly (2:17.92). Hund finished second in the 50 freestyle (25.59) and third in the 100 free. Erickson took second in the 100 breaststroke (1:11.61) and third in the 200 breaststroke.
Third place finishers were Tori Hubbard in the one-meter diving, Marnie Luke in the 200 butterfly, ad Laura Leland in the mixed 500 freestyle.
The Gustavus relay teams had a good night with two first place finishes in both relay events. Mosher, Korba, Hansvick, and Hund teamed up to win the 400 medley relay (4:05.48), as Jonna Berry, Hund, Gundersen, and Vidovic took first in the 400 free relay (3:40.43).
The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team will take part in the Minnesota Challenge at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center in Minneapolis, Minn. on February 5-6.