Swimming Falls to Georgia Southern and FGCU

Swimming Falls to Georgia Southern and FGCU

STATESBORO, Ga.- Ashlyn Stumpf broke three school records but the Campbell University women's swimming team fell to both Georgia Southern (223-70) and No. 22 Florida Gulf Coast (204-84) in CCSA action Saturday afternoon at the Aquatics Center at the Recreation Activities Center (RAC). Georgia Southern (11-1, 8-1 CCSA) extended its unbeaten dual streak to nine dropping both Campbell (4-6, 4-4 CCSA) and FGCU (5-7).

Stumpf, a freshman from Wormelysburg, Pa., was Campbell's only event winner, topping the field in the 50-yard freestyle. Stumpf bested the second-place finisher by just four hundredths of a second but broke Campbell's school record swimming a 24.64 in the event. Stumpf broke the record by .34 seconds, a record that she previously shattered on Oct. 26 against NC State and Duke.

Stumpf's day wasn't over as she set two more Campbell records in the 100-yard freestyle and 100-fly finishing with times of 54.23 and 1:00.89. Teammate Patricia Jimenez' previous record times in the 100-free (54.39) and 100-fly (1:01.01) were both set in duals against Georgia Southern.

Junior Heidi Shallow was solid for the Camels earning two second-place finishes on the day in the 100-breast and 200-breast. Shallow swam the 100-breast in 1:07.96 and 200-breast in 2:24.91.

Georgia Southern freshman Ali Campbell also set a school record in the 1650-free swimming a time of 17:40.75, which is the first record broken this season for the Eagles. Courtney Martz was a triple event winner besting the field in the 100-back (59.56), 200-yard medley relay (1:49.58) and 200-free relay (1:38.41).

Florida Gulf Coast had both a triple and double event winner. Rachael Rein won the 200-free (1:54.48), 100-free (53.27) and 200-yard individual medley (2:08.72), while Courtney Gallo topped the field in the 1650-free (17:20.30) and 500-free (5:06.04).

Campbell travels to Boiling Springs, N.C. to face in-state rivals Gardner-Webb and UNC Wilmington Friday, Jan. 25 at 4 p.m.