UNI Women Defeat Coe College, including three Katie Taylor Wins

Coe College at Northern Iowa

Courtesy: Northern Iowa Athletics

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa— The UNI Swimming and Diving team defeated Coe this evening.

Madison Rinaldi timed in at twenty-seven seconds and twenty-hundredths of a second in the 50 backstroke.

Katie Taylor would have three individual first-place finishes for the Panthers. Taylor timed in at 56.46 in the 100 butterfly, four seconds ahead of the competition. In the 100 breaststroke, Taylor swam a 1:06.06. Taylor swam a 57.60 in the 100 IM.

Jordan McCullough timed in at 4:49.22 in the 400 IM. McCullough was three seconds ahead of the competition in the 100 backstroke, swimming a 1:01.49.

In the 500 freestyle, Crystal Florman swam a 5:20.61 to lead all competitors.

Rachelle Houlette swam a 1:59.30 in the 200 freestyle.

Moriah Ross timed in at 30.21 in the 50 breaststroke.

Jenna Willer timed in at 25.23 in the 50 freestyle.

In the 100 freestyle, Kylie Engstrom led the competition with a time of 53.96.

Lauren Kacmarynski, Lauren Havertape, Taylor, and Abby Meyer took first in the 200 medley relay, timing in at 1:50.07. Meyer, McCullough, Ashleigh Houlette, and Sam Galvin timed in at 1:41.69 for first place in the 200 freestyle.

In the diving well, Jayden Lovell led all competitors with a dive score of 244.05 on the 1-meter boards. Alyssa Deuso dove a 242.77, while Madison Schoppe dove a 197.68. On the 3-meter boards, Deuso led the competition with a dive score of 228.30. Lovell dove a 220.27 on the boards. Schoppe rounded the Panthers out, diving a 207.89.

Up Next
The Panthers return to action on January 12, as they travel to in-state rival Iowa State.

Courtesy: Coe College Athletics

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Coe women’s swim/dive team drove up state to take on NCAA Division I Northern Iowa in the pool Friday night in Cedar Falls.

The Kohawks were able to get some valuable experience competing against NCAA Division I swimmers and divers. Darby Manternach (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) had Coe’s best finish with a second place swim in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.69.

Other top Coe finishers in individual events included:
200-yard freestyle: Gerrilyn Vail (Kirkland, Wash./Inglemoor) 2:15.59
50-yard backstroke: Alanna Thompson (Waterloo, Iowa/ West) 29.08
50-yard breaststroke: Katie Freeland (Dysart, Iowa/Union) 33.17
100-yard butterfly: Sammi Hall (Cedar Falls, Iowa/Cedar Falls) 1:04.10
1-meter diving: Erin Horton (San Diego, Calif./Mt.Carmel ) 147.68
100-yard freestyle: Hall 56.14
100-yard backstroke: Rachel Rethwisch (Fort Dodge, Iowa/Fort Doge) 1:16.89
100-yard breaststroke: Freeland 1:13.30
50-yard butterfly: Freeland 28.33
3-meter diving: Horton 134.40
100-yard IM: Hall 1:05.46

The Kohawks are off until the new year when they embark on their training trip.

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