November 20, 2009

Bailey, Punyko win two apiece

Swimming a 26.36 50-yard freestyle, Bailey won the event for the first Hamline win in the pool of the evening.

A Piper recorded an event win in the next race in the pool as Punyko won the 200 IM in 2:20.14. She would later go on to win the 100 freestyle in 56.02.

Samantha Fisher (Sr., South St. Paul, Minn.), Bailey, Punyko, and Tiffany Thanel (Fy., Moorhead, Minn.) teamed up to win the 200-yard medley relay by more than four seconds with a time of 2:00.86. 

Fisher posted a third-place finish in the 100 backstroke, touching the wall in 1:10.77.

Bailey grabbed her second win of the night in the 100-yard breaststroke with a 1:13 flat race.

Kryslyn Kalkbrenner (So., Eden Prairie, Minn .), Carmen Schreiner (Fy., Mankato, Minn.), Erin Weslander (So., St. Cloud, Minn.), and Erinn Moriarty (Sr., Cottage Grove, Minn.) ended the evening with a second-place swim in the 200-yard freestyle relay in 1:55.70.

The Pipers return to the pool tomorrow, Saturday, November 21, with a 9:00 a.m. meet at Macalester.