advertisement

Stephens swimmers edge Hannibal-LaGrange

Saturday, February 21, 2009 | 10:01 p.m. CST

The Stephens swimming team had five fewer swimmers than Hannibal-LaGrange, but that didn't stop the Stars from winning their final regular season meet Saturday at the Stephens Natatorium.

Two weeks ago, Stephens fell short by one point against Hannibal-LaGrange. This time the Stars won 94-70. Stephens coach Laura Wacker said her strategy helped the Stars.

"We didn't swim the first relay which allowed some of the girls to swim in three individual events," Wacker said. 

The individual events were key to Stephens win. Jennifer Alander and Emily Younghouse each placed at the top for their individual events.

"The team was proud of their efforts," Wacker said. 

The Stars now prepare for the NAIA nationals March 4 to 7 at the St. Peters Rec-Plex.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements