Harris leads Storm at Grinnell

Harris leads Storm at Grinnell

GRINNELL, Iowa -- Alyssa Harris had a pair of eighth-place finishes to lead the Simpson women's swimming and diving team at Grinnell's Pioneer Classic, which concluded Saturday.

The Storm scored 255 points to place sixth of 10 teams at the two-day invitational, which began Friday. Gustavus Adolphus won the meet with 1,775.5 points.

Meet Highlights
Harris was the Storm's top individual performer, placing eighth in both the 200 butterfly and the 400 IM while placing 12th in the 200 IM. She finished the 200 butterfly in 2:29.73, the 400 IM in 5:09.44 and the 200 IM in 2:23.25.

Madison DePover had a top-10 finish, swimming a career-best 20:35.17 to place ninth in the 1650 freestyle. She added a 14th-place finish in the 100 breaststroke, swimming a career-best 1:16.61 for the Storm's fastest time in the event this season.

Naomi Olsgaard turned in the other top-10 finish, placing ninth in the 1-meter diving competition with 304.40 points.

The Storm swam season-best times in the 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay and the 400-medley relay. The team of Brenna Yeutsy, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Harris and Sarah Prendergast placed 15th in the 200 freestyle relay (1:50.75), the team of Prendergast, Cassie Bergman, DePover and Yeutsy placed 12th in the 400 freestyle relay (4:05.91) and the team of Wiederholt, DePover, Harris and Bergman placed 15th in the 400 medley relay (4:37.88).

Top 10 Individual Finishers
Alyssa Harris — 200 butterfly (8th, 2:29.73), 200 IM (12th, 2:23.25), 400 IM (8th, 5:09.44)
Madison DePover — 1650 freestyle (9th, 20:35.17), 100 breaststroke (14th, 1:16.61)
Naomi Olsgaard — 1-meter diving (9th, 304.40)

Top Relay Finish
800 freestyle relay — 10. Madison DePover, Katie Cardoza, Brenna Yeutsy, Sarah Prendergast (10th, 9:23.58)

Meet Report
50 freestyle — 23. Brenna Yeutsy, 27.27 | 39. Cassie Bergman, 28.12 | 52. Korie Torres, 29.75
100 freestyle — 17. Sarah Prendergast, 59.54 | 20. Cassie Bergman, 1:00.73 | 21. Brenna Yeutsy, 1:00.77 | 55. Jordan Yawn, 1:22.09
200 freestyle — 18. Sarah Prendergast, 2:12.67 | 19. Brenna Yeutsy, 2:13.00 | 50. Jordan Yawn, 3:05.13
500 freestyle — 23. Sarah Prendergast, 5:51.75 | 35. Madison DePover, 6:02.72 | 48. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 6:23.29 | 56. Jordan Yawn, 8:20.52
1650 freestyle — 9. Madison DePover, 20:35.17
100 backstroke — 17. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 1:10.87 | 24. Korie Torres, 1:15.02 | 30. Katie Cardoza, 1:17.87
200 butterfly — 8. Alyssa Harris, 2:29.73
100 breaststroke — 14. Madison DePover, 1:16.61 | 18. Cassie Bergman, 1:17.09
100 IM — 27. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 1:13.18 | 31. Katie Cardoza, 1:16.38 | 33. Korie Torres, 1;16.81 | 39. Kristina Smith, 1:21.76
200 IM — 12. Alyssa Harris, 2:23.25 | 35. Katie Cardoza, 2:37.58 | 40. Kristina Smith, 2:51.34
400 IM — 8. Alyssa Harris, 5:09.44 | 21. Kristina Smith, 6:17.64
1-meter diving — 9. Naomi Olsgaard, 304.40
200 freestyle relay — 15. Brenna Yeutsy, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Alyssa Harris, Sarah Prendergast, 1:50.75
400 freestyle relay — 12. Sarah Prendergast, Cassie Bergman, Madison DePover, Brenna Yeutsy, 4:05.91
800 freestyle relay — 10. Madison DePover, Katie Cardoza, Brenna Yeutsy, Sarah Prendergast, 9:23.58
200 medley relay — 13. Brenna Yeutsy, Madison DePover, Alyssa Harris, Sarah Prendergast, 2:04.33
400 medley relay — 15. Cheyenne Wiederholt, Madison DePover, Alyssa Harris, Cassie Bergman, 4:37.88

Up Next
Simpson is off until hosting the Iowa State Club Team on Jan. 11.