December 05, 2009

Punyko captures event win at Great Scot Invite

Sam Fisher (Sr., South St. Paul, Minn.), Marreya Bailey (Sr., Brooklyn Park, Minn.), Punyko (Sr., Duluth, Minn.), and Tiffany Thanel (Fy., Moorhead, Minn.) opened the morning by placing sixth in the 200-yard medley relay. They finished with a time of 2:01.01.

Punyko then started off her individual events by swimming a 1:02.93 in the 100-yard fly for a fourth place finish. That warmed her up for a win in the 100-yard freestyle as she touched the wall in 55.40.

Bailey was eighth in the same event with a time of 57.73. She was also eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:15.92.

 Bailey, Fisher, Thanel, and Punyko then swam a 3:58.18 400-yard freestyle relay to finish sixth as they completed the meet.

Hamline will next swim at California Lutheran (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) on January 2.