Swimming Hosts Final Home Meet Of Season This Weekend

Cameron Gorse
Cameron Gorse

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Campbell's swim team (8-11, 6-5 CCSA) has a pair of meets on the docket this weekend. The Camels will host North Carolina A&T on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Johnson Aquatic Center in the team's final home meet of the season at 4 p.m. CU stays in state and travels to Davidson, N.C. to participate in the CCSA Duals at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28. 

In the team's first competition in over two months the Camels fell twice at East Carolina on Jan. 21. The Camels lost to host school East Carolina by a 193-101 score and also lost to William & Mary by a 211-51 margin. The Camels were led in both defeats by sophomore Charlotte Cornet. Cornet finished third in the 100 breast and fourth in the 200 breast. She also had an individual eighth place ranking in the 200 IM. She along with her three teammates freshman Sydney Postmus, Kylie Warn and Cheriesse Campbell finished third in the 400 medley relay. Cornet is currently third on the team with 17 top-three finishes. 

Cheriesse Campbell has also been the team's leader in the season statistics with 20 individual top-three finishes and 11 event wins. Sophomore Kylie Warne has 19 top-three finishes on the season and seven event wins. Warne is the highest ranking member of the team in the conference and currently ranks third in the CCSA in the 400 IM.

North Carolina A&T (2-14) lost to Radford by a 159-79 score last weekend. In the meet Danielle Jackson won the 50 and 100 breaststroke, Christian Hill earned the victory in the 200 freestyle and Lauren Bowling won the 50 butterfly. The Camels have defeated the Aggies twice earlier this season by scores of 156-40 and 178-25.

Davidson (2-3) competed against Gardner-Webb last weekend and earned a 196-89 victory. The Wildcats were led to victory by Meredith Nakano, who won the 50 free, 100 free and the 100 butterfly on the day.

After this weekend the Camels travel to Wilmington, N.C. to take on UNC Wilmington on Feb. 4 at 11 a.m.