DePauw men, women beat Wittenberg in swimming and diving Saturday

Monday, November 6, 2006

The swimming and diving teams at DePauw University each earned wins over Wittenberg at home Saturday.

The women, who improved to 1-1, were led by the 200-yard freestyle relay of Cassie Enix, Lindsay Riggs, Katie Doogan and Maddison Hamil, who won the final event by 13 one-thousandths of a second to give the Tigers a 150-148 win. Doogan and Amanda Stier each won three individual events to lead DePauw.

Doogan took first place in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:58.05, the 200-yard backstroke at 2:14.11 and the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:13.88.

Stier won the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:12.58 and claimed a win in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 55.55.

She also won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 1:00.79.

Riggs earned a first-place finish in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:01.93, and Hamil won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.13.

DePauw's 200 medley relay team of Riggs, Blair McCarthy, Stier and Hamil started the meet with a win, finishing with a time of 1:53.71, .29 seconds before the Wittenberg team.

The men's team improved to 2-1 on the year with a 187-111 win over Wittenberg.

Alex Troxel took first place in three events. He won the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:03.93, the 200-yard breaststroke with a 2:19.85, and the 200-yard individual emdley with a time of 2:06.17.

Other DePauw winners were Charlie Boheme in the 200-yard freetsyle, Gib Wallace in the 100-yard backstroke, John Cook in the 50-yard freestyle, Kyle Kerrigan in the 100-yard freestyle, Matt Fosheim in the 200-yard backstroke and Michael Young in the 100-yard butterfly.

The Tigers will host Centre Friday at 7 p.m.

The Tigers' 200 medley relay of Wallace, Dan DeGeus, Rob Alexander, and Greg Nowak opened the meet with a win in 1:39.78 and the 200 free relay of Cook, Kerrigan, Nowak and Alexander concluded it with a win in 1:27.99.

DePauw will host Centre on Friday at 7 p.m.

Compiled by Jason Jarman

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