Hamline News

October 23, 2010

Piper women open season in pentathlon

All of the events in the meet were 100-yard distances.

Erin Weslander (Jr., St. Cloud, Minn.) swam in several events for the Pipers, opening with the butterfly, finishing 15th in 1:14.07. She placed 12th in the backstroke in 1:15.95, 11th in the individual medley in 1:14.18, and was eighth in the breaststroke in 1:20.84. She finished off with the freestyle, placing 24th in 1:08.98.

Spencer Stanchfield (Fy., Wayzata, Minn.) also swam in several events, placing 23rd in the butterfly with a time of 1:22.47. She was 16th in the backstroke in 1:17.91, 21st in the individual medley in 1:20.80 and 26th in the breaststroke in 1:35.46. She also swam in the freestyle, placing 20th in 1:08.16.

Hamline's other top twenty finish was in the breaststroke as Angela Lesnak (So., Chisholm, Minn.) placed 15th with a time of 1:25.78.

The Pipers will next swim on Saturday, October 30th, at St. Thomas. The meet is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.