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Tigers swim past St. Peter in home dual

October 27, 2012
Marshall Independent

In a final tune-up for the Section 3A swimming and diving meet, the Marshall Tigers put in a strong performance with a dual win over St. Peter Friday at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Tigers scored 99.5 points in the dual to beat St. Peter by 14 points.

The Tigers got first-place finishes in nine of the 12 events on Friday.

McKenzie Vermeire, Kylie Vermeire and Ashley Dunn each won two individual events for Marshall. McKenzie Vermeire placed first in the 200-yard freestyle (2 minutes, 0.85 seconds) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:24.52), while Kylie Vermeire won both the 100 freestyle (55.19) and the 200 individual medley (2:23.04). Dunn took top honors in the 100 backstroke (1:04.79) and the 100 butterfly (1:03.72).

The thre combined with Abby Surprenant in the 200 freestyle relay to take first place with a time of 1:44.84. McKenzie Vermeire and Surprenant then joined Laura Mitlyng and Cassaundra Krogen in the final race of the night, the 400 freestyle relay, and won with a time of 3:54.75.

Surprenant also had an individual first-place finish in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.43).

The Marshall swimming and diving team has plenty of time to get in its final preparations for the Section 3A meet, which will take place Nov. 8 and Nov. 10 in Hutchinson.

Marshall 99.5, St. Peter 85.5

Marshall Top Finishers

200 Freestyle: 1. McKenzie Vermeire 2:00.85; 3. Blythe Bell 2:16.24.

200 Individual Medley: 1. Kylie Vermeire 2:23.04, 2. Abby Blanchette 2:28.99.

50 Freestyle: 3. Laura Mitlyng 0:27.47.

100 Butterfly: 1. Ashley Dunn 1:03.72; 2. Cassaundra Krogen 1:10.31.

100 Freestyle: 1. K. Vermeire 55.19; 2. Abby Surprenant 58.17.

500 Freestyle: 1. M. Vermeire 5:24.52; 3. Blanchette 5:59.42.

200 Freestyle Relay: 1. M. Vermeire, Surprenant, Dunn, K. Vermeire 1:44.84.

100 Backstroke: 1. Dunn 1:04.79.

100 Breaststroke: 1. Surprenant 1:14.43.

400 Freestyle Relay: 1. M. Vermeire, Mitlyng, Krogen, Surprenant 3:54.75.

 
 

 

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