Wingate Swimming Splits With Carson-Newman

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Jefferson City, Tenn.—-The Wingate University swimming teams won 10 events (seven women, three men) on the second day of a two-day dual meet against Bluegrass Mountain Conference foe Carson-Newman University Saturday at the MSAC poll. The number nine Bulldog women won a 199.5-115.5 decision over the number 18 CNU Eagles, while the number 20 Carson-Newman men defeated number 10 Wingate 170.5-144.5.

Wingate junior Vaula Vekkeli (Lahti, Finland) won two Saturday individual events for the visiting Bulldogs. She took the checkered flag in the 100 Butterfly (58.61) and the 400 Individual Medley (4:35.92). Bulldog freshman Anna Miram (Ludvika, Sweden) also played a role in two Saturday triumphs, as she touched first in the 100 Backstroke (57.89). She swam the first leg on Wingate’s victorious 200 Medley Relay as well (1:48.45).

Complete Results

Wingate Saturday first-place performances

  • Kaitlyn Agger (fr., Broomall, Pa.)
    • Women’s 1000 Freestyle (10:33.73)
  • Jonas Soerensen (fr., Aabyhøj, Denmark)
    • Men’s 1000 Freestyle (9:46.39)
  • Anna Miram (fr., Ludvika, Sweden)
    • Women’s 100 Backstroke (57.89)
  • Anne-Sofie Nissen (soph., Copenhagen, Denmark)
    • Women’s 200 Breaststroke (2:26.71)
  • Vaula Vekkeli (jr., Lahti, Finland)
    • Women’s 100 Butterfly (58.61)
    • Women’s 400 Individual Medley (4:35.92)
  • Niklas Martin (sr., Kempton, Germany)
    • Men’s 100 Butterfly (50.67)
  • Maike Hoener (soph., Langlingen, Germany)
    • Women’s 200 Freestyle (1:58.41)


  • Women’s 200 Medley Relay-Wingate (1:48.45)
    • Miram, Sara Aringsmann (soph., Holzkirchen, Germany), Rachel Kriger (fr., Germantown, Tenn.) and Maria Madsen (sr., Dragoer, Denmark)
  • Men’s 200 Medley Relay-Wingate (1:33.65)
    • Martin, Markus Furst (jr., Jönköping, Sweden), Giacomo Viazzo (jr., Lonato del Gardo, Italy) and Lukas Kraft (soph., Steinheim, Germany)

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