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Swim teams win at Transylvania
The Centre swim teams competed in their second meet in as many days on November 16th, this time traveling to Lexington, Ky. to battle Transylvania. Both teams came away with wins, with the men winning 181-99 and the women winning 150-112.
On the men's side, the Colonels won both relay competitions. The team of juniors Wes McCrary (Winchester, Ky.) and Jess Pritchett (Louisville, Ky.) and freshmen Davis Hanna (Edgewood, Ky.) and Dustin Wahl (Colorado Springs, Colo.) won the 200-yard medley relay. McCrary and Pritchett were also part of the other winning relay team, joining senior James Leary (Atlanta, Ga.) and freshman Patrick Wells (Louisville, Ky.) to win the 200-yard freestyle relay.
In individual events, there was one double winner as freshman Ross Wilson (Lexington, Ky.) swept the 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly. There were also relay winners that won individual events, as Wes McCrary won the 50-yard freestyle and James Leary won the 100-yard freestyle. The Colonels also won both diving competitions, as sophomore Alex Wermeling (Lexington, Ky.) won at one meter, while two-time SAA Men's Diver of the Week Travis Adams (Shelbyville, Ky.) won at three meters.
The Centre women won one relay race at Transylvania. The team of senior Clark Weber (Louisville, Ky.), junior Hadley Judson (Atlanta, Ga.), sophomore Kirsten Larson (Taylor Mill, Ky.) and freshman Chloe Peterson (Sturgeon Bay, Wisc.) won the 200-yard freestyle relay.
Sophomore Kristen Holliday (Newark, Del.) picked up where she left off in the Colonels' home meet against Rhodes from the previous day, once again winning three events in one meet as she took home first place in the 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly as well as the 200-yard individual medley. There was one other multiple event winner as junior Danielle Wahl (Colorado Springs, Colo.) won the 500-yard freestyle and set a Transy pool record in winning the 1000-yard freestyle. Hadley Judson finished first in the 200-yard freestyle to round out the winning performances from the Colonels.
The Centre swim teams will be traveling to Indianapolis, Ind. to compete in the annual House of Champions meet on November 22-24.