Women’s Swimming & Diving Defeats St. Olaf 181.5-118.5

Posted on November 14th, 2009 by

4103785933_c7097d0fd5The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team got its first win of the season Saturday afternoon in St. Peter against conference opponent St. Olaf.  The Gusties defeated the Oles by the score of 181.5-118.5, as nine Gustavus swimmers registered at least one event win in the meet.  Carly Mosher was the top Gustavus swimmer, recording wins in the 100 (1:02.04) and 200 backstroke (2:10.62), as well as contributing to the first place finishes of the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.

Gustavus’s Carrie Gundersen continued her early season success with three event wins and one second place finish.  Gundersen placed first in the 1000 (11:00.72) and 500 freestyle (5:18.31) and added a second place finish in the 200 freestyle (2:02.48).  Anika Erickson and Stepanie Korba each contributed two wins and one second place finish.  Erickson won 100 breaststroke (1:09.96), while placing second in the 200 breaststroke (2:33.55).  Korba won the 100 butterfly (1:01.23) and placed second in the 200 butterfly (2:18.05).

Sara Hund finished second in the 50 (25.23) and 100 freestyle (55.28), and was a member of the first place 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay teams.  Maggie Hansvick and Marnie Luke also contributed solid points in the meet.  Hansvick won the 200 breaststroke (2:33.53), and placed third in the 100 breaststroke.  Luke won the 200 IM (2:20.14) and placed third in the 200 butterfly, and 500 freestyle.

The Gustavus relay teams also had strong showing in the meet.  Mosher, Erickson, Korba, and Hund teamed up to win the 200 medley relay (1:51.30), as Mosher, Gundersen, Hund, and Dajana Vidovic took first in the 400 freestyle relay (3:41.00).

The Gustie divers had their best performance of the season, sweeping both the one and three-meter diving.  Brittani Matzke won both the one (209.85) and three-meter (195.15).  Alicia Alvarado placed second in the one meter (187.27) and third in the three-meter (153.75).  Darcy Reller placed second in the three meter (185.15), as Tori Hubbard finished behind her in third.

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