Seven CCSA women's programs competed on Saturday. Campbell and Radford faced off in a dual meet, while Howard, North Carolina A&T and VMI squared off in a tri-meet. Davidson and North Florida were also in action competeing in duals against the College of Charleston and Florida International, respectively.
CAMELS RACE TO 191-71 WIN AT RADFORD
Campbell won 12-of-14 events to take down Radford 191-71 Saturday and remain undefeated in dual meets this season.
The Camels moved to 3-0 on the season in dual meets, topping UNC Asheville and North Carolina A&T last weekend in Buies Creek.
Campbell started the day by taking the top two spots in the 400 medley relay, as Sydney Postmus, Carly Bowles, Kylie Warne and Spencer Hopper’s squad posted a time of 4:03.26 for the win. FULL STORY
DAVIDSON FALLS TO COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
Two divers and two swimmers each notched a pair of individual victories as the Davidson swimming and diving teams fell to former CCSA foe College of Charleston in dual meet action at the Stern Center Saturday afternoon. The men fell by a score of 142-99, while the women took a 134-109 loss.
Lauren Malachowski, Katy Williams and Kassie Shannon teamed with Elise Lankiewicz for a second-place finish in a time of 4:25.28 in the 400-meter medley relay to open the meet. The men's squad of Luke Burton, Spencer Gill, Thomas Bigham and Brandon Kegley also claimed a runner-up finish, touching the wall 3:57.24.
Williams picked up an individual victory in the 100-yard breaststroke, touching the pads in 1:15.29. FULL STORY
@OSPREYSWIM DROPS DUAL MEET WITH FIU
The University of North Florida swimming and diving team competed in its first dual meet of the season, falling 140-98 to fellow Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association competitor FIU on Saturday afternoon at the UNF Aquatic Center.
Lauren Hall posted a first place finish in the 100 freestyle with a time of 54.78 to lead UNF in the event. Mariana de Paula (55.09) and Rebeca Bernard finished fourth and sixth, respectively.
The afternoon started with the 200-yard medley relay. The quartet of Ana Cristina de Paula, Bridget Woods, Eva Porter and Lauren Hall were the top finishers of the day for the Ospreys, posting a time of 1:52.48. Angel Morrison, Lissa Janowicz, Caitlyn Gutierrez and Janie Kennedy combined for a time of 1:58.85 to finish second among UNF relay teams. FULL STORY
FREDERICKSEN TOPS FIELD TWICE AGAINST CAMPBELL IN CCSA OPENER
Sarah Fredericksen won both butterfly events and Radford posted eight top-3 finishes, but the Highlanders were defeated by Campbell, 191-71, in the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association opener for both squads on Saturday afternoon from the Dedmon Center Natatorium.
Fredericksen topped the field in both the 100 and 200 butterfly with times of 59.59 and 2:08.52, her second and third wins of the young season. She also put in a third-place finish in the 1000 free (10:57.24).
Senior Jessica Frazelle, sophomore Mary Flinn and senior Haley Schweitzer posted runner-up finishes in the 200 backstroke (2:18.10), 100 backstroke (1:01.7) and 200 breaststroke (2:33 respectively. Schweitzer also added a third-place showing in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.78). FULL STORY
TWO SCHOOL RECORDS HELP KEYDETS TO UNBEATEN TRI-MEET
School records in the 50 free and 200 medley relay helped propel the VMI Keydet women's swimming and diving team to a 1-0-1 record in its season-opening tri-meet, contested Saturday at Clark King Pool in Lexington. The Keydets defeated Howard, 117-88, and tied North Carolina A&T, 105-105, coming within a point of sweeping a tri-meet for the first time in program history. It was also the first time VMI had won a dual at its season opener.
Justina Dunne, Katheryne Austin, Gabby Galvez and Elizabeth Johnston teamed to set a new varsity record in the 200 medley relay, winning the event with a time of 1:57.62. That was one of two records Johnston was involved in, as she also set the 50 free record during her second-place swim, timing in at 25.80 seconds. FULL STORY