Bowling Green Swims Past Ball State 170-130

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November 05th, 2016 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Meet Stats

  • Complete results
  • Hosted by Ball State
  • November 4, 2016
  • 25 yard, women’s dual meet
  • Score
    • Bowling Green 170, Ball State 130


Press Release

Courtesy of Bowling Green Athletics

Muncie, IN – The Bowling Green State University Falcons beat MAC opponent, the Ball State Cardinals, with a 170-130 final score.

The Falcons won 12 out of 16 events against the Cardinals. Junior, Natalie Criswell, won three individual events, including the 200, 500 and 1000 freestyle. The Michigan native stopped the clock at 1:56.73, 5:09.85 and 10:32.90 respectively to take the wins for the Falcons. The orange and brown claimed the win in both relays, touching the wall first in the 200 medley relay (1:45.50) as well as in the 200 freestyle relay (1:36.65).

Freshman diver, Talisa Lemke, claimed the win for the Falcons in both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events. Already qualified for NCAA Zones, Lemke scored a 321.75 and a 282.60 respectively to take the wins. Also an NCAA Zones qualifier for BGSU, is sophomore Claire Stam, who scored a 232.88 and a 251.10 in the 3-meter and 1-meter diving events respectively to help the Falcons win the meet.

Also making an impact were seniors Maya Skorupski and Victoria Griffin, who won two individual events each for the Falcons. Skorupski won both the 100 and 200 backstroke, touching the wall at 56.66 and 2:03.34 respectively to take the wins. Griffin claimed first place for the orange and brown in both the 50 and 100 freestyle. The senior stopped the clock at 24.01 and 51.93 respectively. The 200 individual medley was also won by a Falcon, only this time it was Kristin Filby‘s turn. The senior the event by over two seconds, touching the wall at 2:08.46 to leave the rest of the competition behind.

The Falcons will be back in action on Friday, Nov. 11 in Cooper Pool, starting at 6 P.M. Come cheer on your Falcons as they host Big Ten Conference team, Michigan State University.

Press Release

Courtesy of Ball State Athletics

MUNCIE, Ind. – The Ball State women’s swimming and diving team fell to MAC opponent Bowling Green Friday night, 130-170.

Freshman Sophie Bader finished first in the 200 butterfly (2:05.25) and first in the 100 butterfly (56.87). Bader also finished second in the 200 IM with a time of 2:10.69. She was also part of the 200 medley relay third place finish along with Courtney Mudd, Mason Dahman and Peighton Gilbert.

Freshman Cassidy Blackwin placed second in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:40.08. She also had a fourth place finish in the 500 freestyle at 5:13.92.

Freshman Anne Vormohr placed second in the 100 backstroke (58.12) and third in the 200 backstroke (2:06.24). Vormohr also was part of the second place finishes in the 200 freestyle relay and the 200 medley relay.

Freshman Rachel Smallwood made the NCAA Diving Zone cut and moved into fifth place in school history with her score of 275.03 in the 1-meter dive.

Freshman Peighton Gilbert finished second in 50 freestyle at 24.53. She was also part of the second place finish in the 200 freestyle relay and third in the 200 medley relay.

“We really executed and really raced today,” said head coach Kristy Patterson. “The energy was really up and there were a lot of things we did well. There are still a lot of things we can do better tomorrow and next week when we compete, but definitely some great things happened today.”

The Cardinals take on Tiffin at home tomorrow in a co-ed meet beginning at 1 p.m. Tomorrow’s meet can be watched live on Ball State Sports Link Facebook Live and on

After this weekend, Ball State will travel to Normal, Ill. to take on Illinois State on Nov. 11.

For the most up-to-date news on the Ball State women’s swimming and diving team, please follow @BallStateSports and @BallStateWSwim.

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