Women’s Swimming & Diving Drops Dual 164.5-133.5 To Carleton

Posted on January 16th, 2011 by

Anika Erickson placed first in the 100 and 200 breaststroke

Dajana Vidovic added victories in the 100 and 200 freestyle

The Gustavus women’s swimming and diving team fell 164-134 to conference rival Carleton on Friday night in Northfield, Minn.  The Gusties picked up four individual event wins, as Anika Erickson and Dajana Vidovic each recorded a pair of victories.  The Knights notched 10 event wins on their way to the dual victory.

Anika Erickson was the top breaststroke swimmer of the evening, winning the 100 with a time of 1:11.62 and the 200 with a time of 2:39.78.

Vidovic, last week’s recipient of the MIAC’s Swimmer of the Week honors, touched the wall first in the 200 free with a time of 1:59.39 and 100 free with a time of 55.25.

Carley Mosher went up against one of the top swimmers in the conference in Kale Zicafoose in the backstroke events, finishing runner-up in both the 100 (1:01.18) and 200 (2:14.39) races.

Second place finishers also included Sarah Hund in the 50 free (25.22), Steph Korba in the 200 butterfly (2:20.33), Abby Lyle in the 200 breaststroke (2:39.78), and Kelsey Lucia in the 100 free (55.91).

Laura Drake and Melissa Aune added a second and third place finish in the dual.  Drake placed second in the 100 breaststroke in 1:12.45 and third in the 200 IM, while Aune finished second in the 1000 free with a time of 11:14.87 and third in the 500 free.

Other top-three finishers included Haley Totzke in the three-meter diving and Michaela Holm in the 200 breaststroke.

The Gusties top relay teams added a pair of victories in the meet.  The 200 medley relay swam a 1:51.81 and the 200 free relay won with a time of 1:39.10.

The Gustavus swimming and diving team will next travel to Grinnell, Iowa on Jan. 21-22 to take part in the Grinnell Invite.


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