Lindsay Dowling, second from bottom, and Maggie Norton, top, swim the 200 yard backstroke during a meet against Converse College. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)
Lindsay Dowling, second from bottom, and Maggie Norton, top, swim the 200 yard backstroke during a meet against Converse College. (AJ Reynolds/Brenau University)

Golden Tigers Host Converse College For Home Swim Meet

Jan. 16, 2017
Brenau Staff

The Brenau swim team earned eight first place finishes defeated Converse (SC) College 127-76 on Senior Day this past weekend in Gainesville.

Seniors Courtney Hayward and Madison Kosater each contributed to the team’s win over the visiting Valkyries.

Hayward notched individual wins in both the 500 yard freestyle (5:20.15) and in the 200 yard IM (2:16), while Kosater and Hayward combined as half of the 200 medley relay team, along with Lindsay Dowling, and Yanne Toussaint, for another first place finish in 1:54.71.

Chloe Ireland then followed up with a first place finisher of her own in the 1000 yard freestyle in 11:32, while Ella Kleinschmidt raced to victory in the 200 yard freestyle in 2:00.73.

The Golden Tigers also finished off the meet with a dominating performance in the 400 yard freestyle relay as Anna Rose, Dowling, Ella Kleinschmidt and Margaret Norton won the relay in 3:49.43, and Hayward and Kosater joined Ireland and Alisha Hodgetts for a second place finish in 3:51.03.

Other top finishes include:

Devin Horan, fourth place, 200 yard freestyle, 2:10.50;

Anna Rose, first place 50 yard freestyle, 25.88;

Alisha Hodgetts, second place, 200 yard butterfly, 2:21.19;

Maria Morrell Quiroga, fourth place, 200 yard butterfly, 2:31.92;

Sarah Frey, fifth place, 200 yard butterfly, 2:34.31; third place, 200 yard breaststroke 2:35.71;

Ella Kleinschmidt, first place, 100 yard freestyle, 55:36;

Yanne Toussaint, 2nd place,  200 yard breaststroke, 2:35.26 ;

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