For Immediate Release:
Nov. 20, 2011
UC Knocks Off Transylvania in Dual Meet
BARBOURVILLE, Ky. — The Union College swimming teams swept past Transylvania in a dual meet at the Robsion Arena Aquatic Center on Saturday. The UC men’s team took a 76-19 decision, while the women’s squad won 58-35. (more…)
Women’s Swimmer of the Week
Renata Cabral (Union College)
Renata had a very strong showing against Asbury University. She won her 3 individual events: 200 Fr – 1’59’’73, 50 Fr – 24’’70 (new Asbury University pool record), and 100 Fr – 53’’91, and helped the Union 400 Fr Relay win its event, as she anchored the relay with 52’’93.
Men’s Swimmer of the Week
Kim Helander (Freshman, Urbana)
Won three races last weekend at the Tri-Meet between Malone University and Notre Dame College .He split a 22.8 fly on the 2oo Medley Relay, 100 Fly 51.13 and broke the Urbana University school record in the 200 Fly by 3 seconds going a 1:57.51.
For Immediate Release
November 7, 2011
WILMORE, Ky. — The Union College swimming team recorded 22 NAIA National Qualifying Times in a dual meet at Asbury on Saturday. In the event, host Asbury combined to beat Union by a score of 312-209.
“It was a very well fought swim meet,” said head coach Rafael Forti. “We had a chance to see our swimmers perform in a 16-event format meet for the first time this season and swim in a very competitive (more…)
Results from the 11th Annual Sewanee Invitational are now posted on the results page.
Congratulations to this weeks Swimmers of the Week for the ASC:
Emily Martin-Junior (Jesuit)
Emily placed first in the 100 Butterfly vs Urbana with a time of 59.48 on Friday evening then traveled to Xavier the next day and placed first in the 200 and 500 Freestyles with times of 1:58.36 and 5:21.51 respectively.
Jaryd Borja-Freshman, Santa Clarita, Ca (Notre Dame)
Borja had three wins as the Falcons defeated the Hiram Terriers in the dual meet. The freshman set a new Notre Dame College School Record in the 1000 Freestyle with a time of 10:10.44, eclipsing the previous record of 10:18.56. He went on to touch first in the 500 Free with a time of 5:09.49 and anchored the winning 200 Free Relay with a split of 22.81.
Cincinnati, OH-Saturday, both the Cardinal Men’s (1-1) and Women’s Swimming (1-1) Teams fell to Xavier University by scores of 122-82 for then women and 117-82 for the men.
Head Coach Rick West indicated that despite the loss he was pleased with the effort from the team.
“This has been a great year for new challenges for our team,” West said. “We opened the year at WVU with the WV State Games and today we had the opportunity to compete against a fellow Jesuit institution in Xavier.” (more…)
Urbana, OH-The Wheeling Jesuit Men’s and Women’s Swimming Teams defeated the Urbana Blue Knights in their opening dual meet of the season by scores of 111-85 and 117-52 respectively.
The Cardinal women defeated their Appalachian Swimming Conference opponent by winning all 11 swimming events. The top scorer of the day was Lydia Kidd who won the 1000 Freestyle, (11:14.19) 200 Individual Medley (2:21.11), and the 100 Breastroke (1:13.58) events. The Cardinals other double winner on the day was Casey Hamilton who managed first place victories in the 50 (26.10) and 100 (56.40) Freestyle Events. (more…)
Michelle Billeaud (BRENAU-GA) – Billeaud (pictured left) competed at Converse College Invitational (10/14-10/15), breaking two Brenau University Swimming records – 100 back (1:00.00) & 200 back (2:10.06), also a personal best – and qualifying for the NAIA National Championships in the all events, including 100 free (55.38). She was the lead off leg in the 200 medley relay, with a back split of (27.67), leading Brenau to a 1st place finish opening the invitational.