RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell's swimming team (2-2) fell to North Carolina State by a 168-79 score on Saturday, Oct. 16, on the campus of North Carolina State. For the third time this season and the second time in as many days the team's 1,000 free record was broken. This time the record was broken by Cheriesse Campbell.
Freshman Cheriesse Campbell had an outstanding day in the pool for Campbell with three top-three individual finishes. Cheriesse Campbell started her day and set a new school record in the 1,000 free (10:39.54). The freshman broke fellow freshman Kylie Warne's record of 10:44.30 that was only set on Friday. Campbell also placed second in the 500 free (5:11.38) and third in the 200 butterfly (2:16.90).
Warne also had a top-three finish for Campbell in the 200 free (2:00.36). The CU freshmen continued to make their mark on the season as Virginia Dailey ranked third in the 200 free (2:00.69) and Kaitlyn Burnette finished third in the 100 butterfly (1:01.83).
Fellow freshman Hannah Nordyke won the 400 IM with her time of 5:05.24.
CU's 200 freestyle relay teams took the top two spots in their
event. The Campbell athletes on the winning team (1:42.19) were
Dailey, sophomore Kaitlyn
Tunstall, freshman Marissa
Coughlin and senior Ashlyn
Stumpf. Campbell's B team of Burnette, Cheriesse
Campbell, freshman Maggie
Pogue and junior Cameron
Gorse placed second (1:45.04).
Next, Campbell's swimming program travels to Duke to take on the Blue Devils and North Carolina State on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m.