Cumberland College Has Record Weekend

WILLIAMSBURG, Kent, November 10. THIS weekend the Cumberland College men's and women’s swim teams traveled to the University of the South, where they competed in the Sewanee Invitational swim tournament. Both teams did an outstanding job as the men brought home first place and the women brought home third.

Cumberland swimmers placed first in 18 out of 34 events. The women’s team broke 11 meet records, one pool record, and had 19 NAIA National cuts. The men also did an outstanding job as they pulled together and won first place in the Invitational.

Individual finishers were as follows:

Rebecca Shanks
1650 Free 18:19.01
500 Free 5:20.26 (meet record)

Christen Heideman
400 IM 4:46.18 (meet record)
200 FLY 2:11.29 (meet record/pool record)
100 FLY 1:00.00 (meet record)

Raven Maples
50 Free 25.57 (meet record)
100 Free 55.85 (meet record)

Natasha Perry
100 Back 59.87 (meet record)
200 Back 2:10.92 (meet record)
200 Free 1:59.13 (meet record)

Duncan Mackie
100 Breast 1:01.47
200 Breast 2:19.31

Brad Mitchell
500 Free 5:07.98

Men’s 200 Medley Relay 1:43.80
Wenstrand, Mackie, McCormick, and Morris

Women’s 200 Freestyle Relay 1:42.31
Perry, Royer, Shanks, Maples

When asked about the performance of the swim team coach Garry Nelson stated, “This was the best overall meet performance since I’ve been at Cumberland College. The men’s team finished first and the women broke 11 meet records showing that the overall team's performance was top notch.”

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