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College Round-Up for Oct. 13

SWIMMING

Red Wave beats OBU

Henderson State opened the 2013-14 swimming season in winning fashion as Red Wave and Lady Red Wave beat Ouachita Baptist, Friday at the Duke Wells Center in Arkadelphia, Ark.

The Red Wave easily cruised to a 151-89 victory while the Lady Red Wave swam past the Lady Tiger Sharks 117-95.

Guy Bols led the Red Wave with wins in the 200 yard individual medley and the 100 backstroke. Bols recorded a time of 1:56.74 in the 200 IM and a mark of 52.27 in the 100 backstroke.

Also having first-place finishes were Brandon Curley in the 100 butterfly (52.34), Aaron Villemez in the 100 freestyle (48.60), Colton Laramore in the 500 freestyle (4:46.72), and Bence Greifenstein in the 100 breaststroke (58.75).

Adam Zmijewski took first place in both the 1 meter diving (213 points) and the 3 meter event (205.5), while Dalton Walthall was runner up in both events having a score of 142.6 in the 1 meter dive and 149.05 in the 3-meter.

The 200 freestyle relay team of Denver Dawson, Curley, Paul Bayliss and Villemez capped off the meet with a victory, touching the wall in a time of 1:27.39.

Lauren Sutton led the Lady Red Wave winning two events. Sutton began with a victory in the 200 freestyle posting a time of 1:59.23 then returned later in the meet to win the 100 freestyle in a time of 53.49.

Jeanne Miller took first-place in the 100 butterfly in a time of 58.91, while Melissa Ralston won the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:09.20.

Miller also took second-place in the 1000 freestyle (10:51.53) and the 200 individual medley (2:14.20).

Jessica Jones scored nine points by finishing first in the 1 meter diving with a score of 120.70.

The 200 medley relay team of Mary Allison Andrews, Melissa Ralston, Erin Beu and Sutton opened the meet with a victory as the quartet swam the event in a time of 1:51.31.

Two records fall for UALR at meet

NEW ORLEANS – Freshman Erin Trumbach broke the school records in both the 100 and 200 breastroke while UALR claimed three event wins overall as the Trojans fell to Tulane 172-111 Saturday morning in New Orleans.

Trumbach’s first record came in the 100 breastroke, finishing second with a time of 1:08.06. She eclipsed the two-season old record of Audra Stalzer (1:08.67). Trumbach was not finished as just a short time later, she smashed the nine-year old record held by Merritt Lander in the 200 breastroke by more than a second. Trumbach touched the wall in 2:26.32 to finish second.

Individual wins came from senior Kara Raney in the 100 backstroke and sophomore Valeriya Teplovain the 100 freestyle. Raney just out-touched Elizabeth Cook from Tulane by 0.02 to win the event, finishing with a time of 59.36.

Teplova won the 100 freestyle by more than a second, clocking in at 53.73.

UALR also claimed top honors in the 200 yard freestyle relay. Raney, Teplova and Trumbach teamed up with freshman Courtney Coe to finish in a time of 1:39.57. The quartet of Raney, Teplova, Trumbach and Coe also finished second in the 200 yard medley relay with a time of 1:48.79.

Three Trojans took second in their respective events. Teplova finished second in the 200 yard free with a time of1:57.00 while Coe touched the wall in 58.62 in the 100 butterfly to take second. SophomoreNatalie Swindle was second in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:09.92.

Raney finished third in the 50 free with a time of 24.79. Freshman Jinson Kang took fourth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:40.44, less than a second off of the 25-year old school record.

In diving, sophomore Megan Scott took second with a total of 241.20 in the 1-meter springboard event. Earlier in the meet, Scott took third on the 3-meter springboard with a total of 201.75.

UALR swimming and diving returns to action in two weeks at the Hendrix Classic and Relays in Conway.

CROSS COUNTRY

Suns finish eighth at Jackling Jocks

ROLLA, Mo. — The Arkansas Tech Golden Suns cross country team returned home with an eighth place finish at the Jackling Jocks Invitational in Rolla, Missouri on Saturday. Laura O’Dowd finished 17th in a field of 77 runners at the 5K course with a time of 19:20.

The Golden Suns ran a team time of 1:45:32 and finished with 210 points. Southwest Baptist won the race with 20 points and their own Ashley Wolkomir claimed medalist with a time of 18:07.

Other runners for Tech included Kaitlin Bounds who finished 45th a time of 20:30, Meagan Duncan who ran a 20:47 to finish 51st, Cheryl Fleming who came in 67th with a 21:49, Emily Stout with a 23:03 to finish 72nd, and Jasmine Urioste who finished 73rd with a time of 23:08.

The Golden Suns will return to action on Saturday, October 19th at the UALR Invitational in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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