January 24, 2009

Punkyo climbs up podium at St. Catherine meet

The day started with Marreya Bailey (Fy., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) and Punyko finishing second and third, respectively, in the 50-yard freestyle. Bailey finished in 25.71, while Punyko posted a time of 25.77.

In her next event, Punkyo improved her finish over the 50-yard freestyle by a position in the 100-yard butterfly, finishing second in 1:03.62. She then climbed all the way to the top of the podium in the 100-yard freestyle, winning it by over half a second with a time of 56.07.

The Pipers will swim this Friday, January 30, and Saturday, January 31, at Macalester. Friday’s events begin at 6:00 p.m. On Saturday, the prelims begin at 10:00 a.m. and the finals at 5:30 p.m.