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Valkyries Swim Finish Sixth At BMC Championships

Valkyries Swim Finish Sixth At BMC Championships

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Valkyries finished strong on the final day of the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships by finishing sixth, moving up four spots.  The Valkyries finished with 386 points.

THE BASICS

LOCATION | Charlotte, N.C.

RESULTS | 6. Converse 386 points

INSIDE THE POOL

200 Medley Relay

The Valkyries finished eighth overall in the event with a time of 1:50.74. The squad of Laura Ann DixonAnna PettusSarah Russell, and Hannah Asselin dropped three seconds off their previous best and just off the school record of 1:48.44 set back in 2013.

400 Medley Relay

The Relay squad of Laura Ann DixonAnna PettusSarah Russell and Hannah Taber finished sixth overall with a time of 4:02.66.

200 Freestyle Relay

Hannah Asselin, Ellie Michael, Hannah Dickinson, and Hannah Taber finished with a time of 1:42.95.  The relay dropped nearly two seconds off their in-season best.

400 Freestyle Relay

Converse finished seventh overall in the relay.  Hannah Asselin, Laura Ann Dixon, Sarah Russell and Hannah Taber finished with a time of 3:39.78.

800 Free Relay

Laura Ann DixonLisa StudstillHannah Asselin, and Sarah Russell touched the wall for an in-season best time of 8:03.16.  The relay finished eighth overall.

50 Freestyle

Hannah Asselin finished with a time of 25.76 jumping into the all-time top ten.

100 Freestyle

Hannah Taber dropped her personal best time moving up the ranks in the all-time top ten.  Taber finished with a time of 54.37.

200 Freestyle

Hannah Taber and Hannah Asselin finished with times of 2:01.49 and 2:01.90 respectively.

500 Freestyle

Julia Campbell finished first for the Valkyries with a time of 5:40.56 dropping 16 seconds off her personal bests.

1000 Free

Julia Campbell led the Valkyries in the event with a time of 11:47.70. Marianna Markley touched the wall behind Campbell at 11:50.15 with Kendall Polk at 11:53.86.

Kathy Herman finished with a time of 12:15.14.

The group dropped a combined 2:51 off their times with all four going in-season bests.

1650 Freestyle

Kendall Polk finished 15th with teammate Marianna Markley finished behind Polk.  Polk finished with a time of 19:51.76 and Markley finished with a time of 20:03.89.

200 IM

Laura Ann Dixon finished 19th overall while dropping nearly two seconds off her in-season best with a time of 2:10.74.  Dixon qualified during the prelims with a time of 2:12.18.

Anna Pettus and Cassidy Rindge finished with times of 2:17.90 and 2:18.59 respectively.

400 IM

Laura Ann Dixon finished 11th overall with a time of 4:40.87.  Cassidy Rindge dropped five seconds off her personal best with a time of 4:55.56.

100 Butterfly

Sarah Russell finished 12th overall with a time of 56.69.

200 Butterfly

Laura Ann Dixon was just off her personal best time in the event with a time of 2:08.62.  Sarah Russell finished behind Dixon to post the third best time in program history with a time of 2:10.11.

100 Breaststroke

Anna Pettus finished with a time of 1:09.12 to crack the all-time top ten.

200 Breaststroke

Anna Pettus posted an all-time top ten time in the event with touching the wall at 2:28.78.  Cassidy Rindge dropped her personal best with a time of 2:38.44 moving up the list as well.

100 Backstroke

Lisa Studstill and Hannah Dickinson finished for the Valkyries with a time of 1:01.68 and 1:01.96 respectively. Both times crack the all-time top ten.

200 Backstroke

Lisa Studstill and Hannah Dickinson post all-time top ten times with times of 2:14.99 and 2:18.27 respectively.

UP NEXT

The Valkyries will look to push towards NCAA National Qualifying times in the final meet of the year at the Royals Invite in Charlotte, N.C. on Friday, February 17.