Three Conference Titles | 19 All-Americans | One Individual National Champion
Colonels Fall in SAA Opener at Birmingham Southern
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (CentreAthletics.com) – The Centre swimming and diving teams dropped their Southern Athletic Association dual meet openers on Friday night to host Birmingham Southern. The Panther men topped the Colonels 158-64, while the Birmingham Southern women earned a 145-85 victory over Centre.
Beach finished first in the 50 free with a time of 24:96, before pacing the 100 free in 54.98.
Hayhurst captured titles in the 1-meter and 3-meter dives with marks of 251.40 and 295.65, respectively. Hayhurst's 3m diving score earned an NCAA cut.
Senior Kristen Holliday (Newark, Del.) also earned a first place finish for Centre, winning the 500 free with a time of 5:25.34.
Centre is right back in action tomorrow in another SAA dual meet at Sewanee. The contest is slated to begin at 10 a.m. CT.