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Emory & Henry Men’s & Women’s Swimming Continues Action At 2019 ODAC Championships Saturday

Male swimmer swimming freestyle.
-photo courtesy of Brent Treash

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Emory & Henry College Men's & Women's Swimming Teams kept rolling on Saturday on day two of the 2019 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships. The women are tied for fourth after 12 completed events while the men are tied for sixth.

The Basics
– T-6th/10
LOCATION – Greensboro, North Carolina
VENUE – Greensboro Aquatic Center

The Women
- Event 11 – 200-Yard Medley Relay – Sophomore Lauren Trotter (Bristol, Va.), freshman Leah Mumpower (Bristol, Va.), freshman Cat Sweigart (Bridgewater, Va.) and junior Taylor Simmons (Fincastle, Va.) took sixth with a time of 2:04.03.
- Event 13 – 400-Yard Individual Medley
Junior Savannah Scarbrough (Crozet, Va.) finished 11th in 4:58.94.
- Event 15 – 100-Yard Butterfly
Freshman Anne-Louise Tunstall (Mount Airy, N.C.) went 1:02.73 to take 11th.
- Event 17 – 200-Yard Freestyle
Junior Olivia Anson (Apex, N.C.) got the top seed in the preliminaries and finished third overall with a time of 1:55.41.
- Event 19 – 100-Yard Breaststroke
Sweigart claimed fifth with a swim of 1:08.20 while Scarbrough and Mumpower were 11th (1:11.51) and 14th (1:13.42) respectively.
- Event 21 – 100-Yard Backstroke
Simmons finished 21st in the preliminaries at 1:11.50 while Trotter was 22nd on a 1:12.81.
- Event 23 – 800-Yard Freestyle Relay
The Wasps finished fifth on the efforts of Tunstall, Scarbrough, Mumpower, and Anson, who went 8:34.67.

The Men
- Event 12 – 200-Yard Medley Relay –
The Wasps qualified eighth in the morning session with a record time of 1:47.96 but suffered a disqualification in the finals.
- Event 14 – 400-Yard Individual Medley
Freshman Brett Breeze (Cumming, Ga.) took 11th with a new E&H record of 4:36.18.
- Event 16 – 100-Yard Butterfly
Freshman Tariq Gardner (Richmond, Va.) was the second alternate at 18th (:59.95) while freshman Nick Moore (Lebanon, Va.) claimed 22nd (1:05.46).
- Event 18 – 200-Yard Freestyle
Freshman Mack Henningsen (Abingdon, Va.) posted a new Emory & Henry best with a 14th-place finish at 1:52.37. Junior Nick Barr (Chilhowie, Va.) was 17th as the first alternate on a 2:05.07.
- Event 20 – 100-Yard Breaststroke
Freshman Braxton Justice (Spanishburg, W.Va.) was 10th in 1:03.17 while Breeze was 15th (1:05.32). Junior Jarod Bracero (Union City, N.J.) was 25th in the preliminaries. Justice's swim was a new Wasp record.
- Event 22 – 100-Yard Backstroke
Madaris took 19th overall in the preliminaries at 1:01.26.
- Event 24 – 800-Yard Freestyle
Relay Justice, Breeze, Madaris and Henningsen set a final Emory & Henry record on the day with a 7:46.03, besting the previous mark by nearly 20 seconds.

Up Next
- Emory & Henry will conclude the 2019 ODAC Championships on Sunday with preliminaries beginning at 10:00 a.m., and finals starting at 5:00 p.m.