Hamline News

January 02, 2010

Punyko, Bailey find success on California coast

Punyko started off the afternoon with a seventh-place finish in the 26-swimmer 200-yard freestyle. She touched the wall in 2:06.70.

The duo finished within one one-hundredth of a second of each other in the 50-yard freestyle. Punyko was sixth in 26.61 while Bailey touched the wall seventh in 26.62.

Punyko and Bailey also both swam in the 100 free, with Punyko placing sixth in 57.81. Bailey was 15th in 59.90.

Bailey, Erinn Moriarty (Sr., Cottage Grove, Minn.), Sam Fisher (Sr., South St. Paul, Minn.) and Punyko finished eighth in the 400-yard freestyle relay. The team swam the event in 4:06.58.

The Pipers will next swim on Saturday, January 16, at Saint Mary's. The meet is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.