GRANVILLE, Ohio, October 30. THE Denison women's swimming & diving team picked up dual meet wins over Ohio Wesleyan University and at Oberlin College on Saturday afternoon in North Coast Athletic Conference action. The Big Red defeated the Bishops 142-107 and the Yeowomen 167-75.
Against OWU, senior Ksenia Golovkina (Newton, Mass./Newton South), juniors Gail Blachly (Indianapolis, Ind./North Central) and Brenna Broadus (Charlottesville, Va./Western Albemarle), and sophomore Lindsay Zeberlein (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Mountain Vista) all recorded multiple wins for the Big Red. Golovkina touched in at 53.42 to win the 100 freestyle, while Broadus (59.02) and Blachly (1:08.14) were victories in the 100 fly and 100 breast, respectively. Zeberlein logged a time of 59.12 to win the 100 backstroke. The foursome also teamed up to win the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:49.33.
Against Oberlin, junior Marit Wangstad (Wayzata, Minn./The Blake School) and rookie Natalie Lugg (Woodbury, Minn./Woodbury) each notched three victories to pace Denison. Wangstad won both the 100 (55.46) and 200 (1:58.73) freestyle, and was part of the 400 free relay squad, while Lugg was victorious in the 200 I.M. (2:12.08) and the 200 breaststroke (2:29.23). Lugg's final win came as a member of the 400 medley relay team. Junior Laural Brabson (Boonsboro, Md./Boonsboro) touched in at 2:14.99 to capture the 200 fly title, and was part of the 400 medley relay.
First-years Hayley Anderson (Milford, Conn./Blair Academy), Tully Bradford (Lakeside Park, Ky./Notre Dame Academy) and Morgan Nuess (Kettering, Ohio/Dayton Christian) rounded out the group of Denison multiple winners. Anderson won the 200 back with a time of 2:15.89 and was a member of the 400 medley relay team, while Nuess logged a time of 24.65 in the 50 free and was on the 400 free relay team. Bradford was victorious in both the 1,000 and 500 free events with times of 11:05.15 and 5:17.84, respectively.
The Big Red returns to action on Friday (Nov. 5) when they travel to Columbus, Ohio to take on Ohio State University and Cleveland State University. First event is schedule to begin at 5 p.m.
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