Panther swimmers finish season at Appalachian Swimming & Diving Conference meet

Panther swimmers finish season at Appalachian Swimming & Diving Conference meet

LaGrange College had eight swimmers participate in the Appalachian Swimming and Diving Conference Meet at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va.

Senior Amanda Olsen qualified for the "A" finals in the 1,650-yard freestyle for 10th place. Olsen also qualified for the "B" Finals in the 200 backstroke for a 14th place finish, swimming a season best time in both events.

Freshman Becky Robertson qualified for the "B" Finals in the 200-individual medley, finishing 15th. Robertson swam a personal best time in the 200-breaststroke, breaking the team record she set in November at Brenau University.

The relay team of Olsen, Robertson, Haley Dent and Amy Peek finished 13th in the 400-freestyle Relay finals. Dent swam personal best time in all three of her events: 50, 100 and 200-freestyle. Amy Peek swam personal bests in the 200, 500 freestyle and 200 breaststroke events. Abbye Clevenger swam a personal best in the 100-freestyle.

Devin James set a new school record in the 500-freestyle plus personal bests in the 100 and 200-yard freestyle. Josh Ledbetter posted a personal best in the 100- butterfly. Joe L Strickland also swam a personal best in the 100-freestyle.