Swimming Defeats Lenoir-Rhyne, 136-63

Swimming Defeats Lenoir-Rhyne, 136-63


HICKORY, N.C. – Campbell's swimming team (2-2) evened the team's record on the season with a 136-63 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Shuford Physical Education Center Pool.

The Camels were able to claim victory in nine of the 11 events and put together 21 top-three finishes in the meet against the Bears.

Freshman Larissa Joassaint led the team with wins in the 50 free (25.63) and the 100 free (55.43). She was the team's only individual multi-event winner in the meet.

Other event winners for Campbell during the meet include sophomore Kate Haseley in the 200 free (2:04.38), sophomore Charlotte Cornet in the 200 IM (2:15.70), sophomore Kylie Warne in the 100 back (1:02.26), sophomore Virginia Dailey in the 500 free (5:29.76) and freshman Meredith Cooper in the 100 breast (1:11.40).

CU's 400 medley relay team of freshman Sydney Postmus, Cornet, Joassaint and Cheriesse
Campbell won their event in a time of 4:09.78. The 400 free relay team of Warne, Cornet, junior Kaitlyn Tunstall and Campbell also claimed victory in their event (3:44.22).

The Camels' group of freshman Sarah Walker, sophomore Lexie Miller, Warne and Tunstall also placed second in the 400 medley relay (4:12.45).

CU swept second and third place in the 400 free.  Sophomore Marissa Coughlin, Dailey, senior Libby Sanderson and Postmus finished second (3:50.70), while senior Cameron Gorse, senior Melissa Eller, sophomore Spencer Hopper and Haseley placed third (4:00.97).

Hopper also had an individual second place in the 1,000 free (11:50.94). Junior teammate Katy Sorrells placed third in the same event (11:57.42).

Tunstall finished her busy meet with a runner-up finish in the 100 fly (1:00.90). Sophomore Maggie Pogue took third in the 100 fly (1:02.73).

Freshman Chelsea Lawson placed third in the 100 free (58.22). Cheriesse Campbell finished third in the 100 breast (1:11.76) while Eller took third in the 500 free (6:07.06)

Next, Campbell's swimming program returns home to host College of Charleston and Queens University on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m.at the Johnson Aquatic Center.