You are currently viewing historical information.
-> Return to current season <-

While we strive to provide accurate historical information, there may be some inaccuracies. If you find errors, please email them to sportsinfo@uwec.edu. Please include a source of proof (newspaper, yearbook, etc.) to support your claim.

Event Calendar
February 2024
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
2526272829  
       

Wed, Feb 21, 2024
Game Day Info

No Event(s) Scheduled For Selected Date

View Full Schedule & Results


Women's Swimming & Diving Sinks Whitewater

Related Story Info

Links

Results


Story Options
  Print Story
  Download PDF

Bookmark and Share

By: Ashley Hofer, Sports Information Student
Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 5:14 PM

WHITEWATER, Wis. (UWECBlugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire women's swimming & diving team came to UW-Whitewater ready to win as they defeated the Warhawks 135-107 today. The Blugolds finished in the top three 21 times and nailed eight victories.

Last week’s WIAC Athlete of the Week Nicole Dorvinen (Jr.-Green Bay, Wis./Bay Port) continued her success by nabbing another two wins today. Dorvinen’s time of 1:59.39 picked up the win in the 200-yard freestyle while her 59.42 just edged out Julia Olson (Jr.-Faribault, Minn.) and Maggie Reilly (Fr.-Saint Michael, Minn./St. Michael-Albertville) in the 100-yard butterfly competition. The Blugolds also swept the top three spots in the 50-yard freestyle event, led by Olson’s 24.90 and fellow Eau Claire swimmers Megan Lindner (Sr.-Muskego, Wis.) and Megan Finley (Sr.-Waunakee, Wis.).

Finley and Casey Preissel (Sr.-Wisconsin Dells, Wis.) notched victories in the 100-yard backstroke and the 100-yard freestyle events.  Preissel also picked up second in the 200 Individual Medley race with a time of 2:18.89. Alaina Guns (Jr.-Conrath, Wis./Flambeau) also had a strong day, winning the 500-yard freestyle in 5:28.69 and recording third in the 1,000-yard freestyle.

Keeley Bensen (Fr.-Maple Grove, Minn.) picked up two third place finishes in the one and three-meter diving events. In relay competition, the Eau Claire A team won both the 200-yard medley and the 200-yard freestyle events with respective times of 1:53.16 and 1:42.13. The Eau Claire B team finished third in both of the relay competitions.

Next weekend, only the Blugold divers will compete in the Minnesota Challenge. The two-day event kicks of 6 p.m. Friday in Minneapolis. Blugold swimmers and divers will both compete Feb. 17-19 for the WIAC Championship.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Athletics • McPhee 208 • Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

Phone: (715) 836-3062
Questions/Comments: UW-Eau Claire Sports Information