Freshman Tori Beeler Nabs Three Wins in Husker Alumni Meet

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  • Complete results below.
  • Hosted by University of Nebraska- Lincoln
  • Saturday, October 1, 2016
  • 25 yards
  • Alumni meet

Only five years into her swimming career, University of Nebraska-Lincoln freshman and Missouri High School state champion Tori Beeler is off to a great start as a new Cornhusker after a handful of wins at the 2016 UNL alumni meet.

Beeler posted 27.73 to take the 50 back and 58.62 to win the 100 IM. She also anchored the winning 200 free relay, teaming up with Abbey Greeneway, Shea Bougie, and Savannah Savitt.

Fellow freshman Allie Worrallan Arizona high school state champion, also started her season off right with multiple wins, notching first in the 50 free with 24.74 and anchoring the winning 200 medley relay alongside Carla Gonzalez, Gwen Worlton, and Samantha Hedrick (1:47.74).

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Courtesy Nebraska Athletic Communications

Lincoln – The Nebraska swimming and diving team joined forces for a 47-21 win over a collection of 17 former Huskers in the 13th annual Alumni Meet on Saturday at the Devaney Natatorium.

The 2016-17 Huskers swept the competition in the pool, beginning with a win in the 200-yard medley relay. Senior Erin Oeltjen added a win in the 50-yard butterfly, before freshman Tori Beeler claimed victory in the 50-yard backstroke.

Junior Jordan Ehly notched a win in the 50-yard breaststroke, while freshman Allie Worrall won the 50 freestyle.

Beeler closed out the individual competition with her second victory of the day in the 100-yard IM, before helping the Huskers complete the sweep with a win in the 200 free relay.

In the well, former Husker diver Fernando Ray-Castro served as a guest judge of the competition, which did not include degree of difficulty as part of the criteria. In a team format, the oldest Husker alumni won the diving event, while current Huskers finished second and recent alumni finished third.

Nebraska opens 2016-17 regular-season competition next Saturday, Oct. 8, when the Huskers travel to Ames to take on Iowa State. Action begins against the Cyclones at 11 a.m.

2016 Alumni Meet Results
Saturday, Oct. 1, 9 a.m.
Devaney Natatorium 

200-yard medley relay: Huskers win (Carla Gonzalez, Gwen Worlton, Samantha Hedrick, Allie Worrall) 1:47.74. Alumni (Megan ZIemann, Ashley Reiter-Humlicek, Shannon Guy, Morgan Flannigan) 1:54.31

50-yard butterfly: Huskers win. Erin Oeltjen, 1st (26.14). Bria Deveaux, top alum (27.38)

50-yard backstroke: Huskers win. Tori Beeler, 1st (27.73). Rebekah Land, top alum (31.06)

50-yard breaststroke: Huskers win. Jordan Ehly, 1st (30.32). Shannon Guy, top alum (32.36)

50-yard freestyle: Huskers win. Allie Worrall, 1st (24.74). Bria Deveaux, top alum (25.34)

100-yard individual medley: Huskers win. Tori Beeler, 1st (58.62). Jamie Stevens, top alum (1:07.40)

200-yard freestyle relay: Huskers win. (Abbey Greeneway, Shea Bougie, Savannah Savitt, Tori Beeler) 1:17.02

Diving
1st- Oldest Alumni; 74.5 points
2nd- Huskers; 69 points
3rd- Recent Alumni; 62.5 points

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JONATHAN W WASHBURN

How in the world does the 200 Free Relay go 1:17.02? This article states the 50 free was won with a 24.74, and i’m supposed to believe the 200 free relay averaged under 20 seconds each? Why weren’t these girls competing at Rio!???

Sven

The first three went 24/23/23, Beeler went 7.

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Hannah Hecht

Hannah Hecht grew up in Kansas and spent most of her childhood trying to convince coaches to let her swim backstroke in freestyle sets. She took her passion to Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa and swam at NAIA Nationals all four years. After graduating in 2015, she moved to …

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