Women’s Swim & Dive Has Strong Showing At Gustie Invite

Posted on February 3rd, 2018 by


ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus women’s swim & dive team had a great showing on day two of the Gustavus Invitational on Saturday. In the final tune-up before the MIAC Championships in two weeks, the Gusties claimed 10 more first place finishes after winning five in session one Friday. Other teams that competed were Carleton, Saint Mary’s, and St. Olaf.

“It was a great weekend of swimming with lots of inspiring swims,” Head Coach Jon Carlson said. “There were a lot of lifetime bests. We couldn’t have had a better last meet going into the conference. The team is very fired up and we’ll continue to taper to see what we can do in two weeks.”

Here are Saturday’s Gustavus winners:

200 medley relay

Kennedy Holwerda (Sr., Willmar, Minn.), Hailey Auran (Fy., St. Paul, Minn.), Kate Reilly (Sr., Hastings, Minn.), Maggie Webster (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.) – 1:51.70

100 butterfly

Reilly – 1:00.39

200 freestyle

Webster – 2:00.79

100 backstroke

Holwerda – 1:02.55

800 freestyle relay

Haley Pesik (Jr., Eagan, Minn.), Alyssa Lokensgard (So., St. Peter, Minn.), Hailey Teichmiller (So., Minocqua, Wis.), Webster – 8:17.29

200 backstroke

Rachel Thate (So., North Mankato, Minn.) – 2:12.48

100 freestyle

Webster – 54.83

200 breaststroke

Pesik – 2:28.30

200 butterfly

Hallmark – 2:17.94

400 freestyle relay

Holwerda, Lokensgard, Webster, Reilly – 3:42.18

Gustavus has next weekend off and then will compete in the MIAC Championships on Feb. 15-17 at the University of Minnesota Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.


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