Swimming Comes From Behind To Win Highlander Invitational

Charlotte Cornet
Charlotte Cornet

Full Results

RADFORD, Va. – Campbell's swimming team (8-9, 6-5 CCSA) came all the way back from third place on the final day of the Highlander Invitational to win the title with 673 points. The Camels outpaced Liberty's 666.5 and Georgia Southern's 619 points.

CU continued to steadily break meet and pool records on the third day with a pair of each falling for the third consecutive day. Cheriesse Campbell continued her outstanding meet and won the 1650 free with a time of 17:24.37. Her time was a meet record. The Camels also captured second place in the event with fellow sophomore Kylie Warne placing as the runner-up in a time of 17:33.84. Warne also placed fourth in the 200 butterfly (2:08.62).

Freshman Sydney Postmus won the 200 back in a school and meet record of 2:06.94. Postmus also was CU's highest finisher in the 100 free with a 55.68.

Sophomore Charlotte Cornet placed third in the 200 breast in a season-best time of 2:25.67.

The CU 400 free relay team of Postmus, freshman Larissa Joassaint, junior Kaitlyn Tunstall and Cheriesse Campbell won the event in a school and meet record time of 3:32.83.

The Camels will now take a break for the holidays and get back in the pool on Jan. 21 as the team travels to Greenville, N.C. to take on East Carolina at 1 p.m.