November 17, 2007

Swimming Leads After First Day of Campbell Invitational

BUIES CREEK, N.C.- Jackie Kenline bested the field twice and Campbell swept every women's event to propel the Camels to the top after the first day of the Campbell Invitational, Friday night at the Johnson Memorial Natatorium. Campbell (3-4-0, 3-2-0 CCSA) accumulated 460 points followed by North Carolina A&T (154), Lenoir-Rhyne (110) and Pfeiffer (95).

After Campbell touched first in the 200-free relay with a time of 1:41.44, the Camels claimed the top six spots in the 500 yard freestyle headed by Kenline, who won the event swimming a 5:21.84. The sophomore standout from The Woodlands, Texas would later add another top time in the 50-free (25.47). Freshman Ashlyn Stumpf finished second in the 50-free (25.51), earning 17 valuable points.

Heidi Shallow continued her winning ways grabbing a first-place finish in the 200 yard individual medley (2:12.50). Kelly Mullican followed close behind with a time of 2:20.93, which was one of two second-place finishes for her on the day. The freshman from Lancaster, Pa. picked up another runner-up spot in the 500-free (5:25.26) in the meets second event of the day.

Campbell capped off its day taking the two best times in the 400 yard medley relay with times of 4:08.07 and 4:23.34.

Campbell's 460 points is the highest total points in a meet in school history.

The Campbell Invitational will continue Saturday, Nov. 17, at 9 a.m. Pfeiffer will not attend the second day of competition.