Omaha Swims Past South Dakota State In Dual Meet

by SwimSwam 1

November 14th, 2016 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Meet Stats

  • Complete results
  • Hosted by UNO
  • November 12, 2016
  • Score
    • Omaha 168, South Dakota State 132

Press Release

Courtesy of UNO Athletics

OMAHA, Neb. – The Omaha swimming & diving team opened up the conference portion of its season Saturday afternoon at HPER Pool, topping South Dakota State, 168-132.

Four Omaha swimmers combined to win nine of the ten events in the dual. The Mavericks also celebrated Senior Day, honoring Breanna Brown, Jamie Dhabalt, Sydney Dhabalt, Hayley Duncan, Emily Kennedy, Meredith Rick, Mackenzie Ritter and Morgan Stepp.

Stepp led Omaha, as she swam to three individual victories in the 200 fly, 200 back and 400 IM. In the 200 fly, the Parker, Colo., native registered a season-best time of 2:06.64. Stepp also put up a season-best time of 2:09.54 in the 200 back and finished with a time of 4:33.29 the 400 IM.

Sophomore Kylie Vermeire recorded a season-best time in her victory in the 1000 free (10:45.81) and topped the field in the 500 free at 5:12.61.

Junior Olivia McLain swam to multiple victories on the afternoon as well. She was victorious in the 100 free, securing a season-best time of 53.47, then added another season-low time in the 100 fly (57.35).

Freshman Andrea Brosnahan continued her impressive inaugural campaign, dominating both the 3-meter and 1 meter dives. Brosnahan diced the competition, putting together season-best performances in the 3-meter (264.25) and the 1-meter (263.75).

Omaha returns to action on Dec. 1 for the first day of the Mutual of Omaha Invite. The event runs Dec. 1-3 at HPER Pool.

Press Release

Courtesy of South Dakota State Athletics

OMAHA, Nebraska – The South Dakota State women’s swimming and diving team fell to a 168-132 decision to Summit League rival Omaha in a dual Saturday afternoon.

The Jacks won 6 of the 16 events and dropped to 2-3 in duals this season.

The team of Cassie Hendricks, Kristin Erf, Alexandra Spinner and Julia Bodnaruk finished first in the 400 medley relay in 4:00.69 for the first victory of the day. Erf also captured a first place win in the 100 and 200 breaststroke with times of 1:05.71 and 2:25.72, respectively.

Richelle Bruyckere claimed a first place victory in the 200 freestyle in 1:56.36, while Samantha Prasher finished first in the 100 backstroke in 59.72 seconds and Cassie Hendricks came in close behind with a time of 1:00.17.

Freshman Ashley Theobald captured the first place time in the 50 freestyle in 24.66 seconds.

In diving, Emily Moore placed second in the 1-meter dive with a score of 237 and third in the 3-meter dive, 244.20.

Up Next
The Jacks travel to Minneapolis, Minnesota for the Jean Freeman Invitational Dec. 2-3.

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5 years ago

Great job ladies!!!!