Swimming Takes On Two ACC Schools This Week

BUIES CREEK, N.C. - Campbell's swim team (2-2) travels to take on to Atlantic Coast Conference schools in N.C. State and Duke this weekend, Oct. 29, in Durham at 5 p.m.

N.C. State defeated Campbell the last time these two teams competed earlier in the season, Oct. 16, by 168-79 score. The Camels were led in defeat by freshman Cheriesse Campbell, who had three top-three individual finishes. She started her day and set a new school record in the 1,000 free (10:39.54). It was the third time this season that the 1,000 free has been broken by a CU swimmer. Cheriesse Campbell also placed second in the 500 free (5:11.38) and third in the 200 butterfly (2:16.90). On the year, Campbell leads the team with eight top-three finishes and four individual event wins. Fellow freshman Kylie Warne has also made an immediate impact and has won three events through the first three meets of the season. Warne is the highest ranking member of Campbell's team in any event in Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association and ranks third in the in league in the 200 IM (2:11.65)

N.C. State (1-2) is being lead by sophomore Miffy Hensley, who ranks among the top three in five individual events for the Wolfpack this season. Duke (0-2) has started the season with losses to UNC Wilmington and Maryland. The Blue Devils are being led by freshman Christine Wixted, who was named ACC Co-Performer of the Week this week. Wixted set two school records in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and reached NCAA provisional qualifying times in both events last weekend. She has won all six events that she has competed in this season.

The Campbell swim program, after this week's meet, returns home to take on Radford on Nov. 6 at 2 p.m.