Raiders earn 16 PSAC cuts at dual meet on Friday
The Shippensburg University men’s and women’s swim teams had a successful meet at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, netting 64 PSAC cuts and winning four events at John A. Pidgeon Natatorium on Friday night.
Despite dropping the dual meet 109-91, the women’s team boasted eight PSAC cuts on the night.
Julia Brownrigg had an impressive night, winning the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:59.14, and qualifying with a PSAC cut in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:19.47. Brownrigg also played an integral role in SU’s victory in the 400-yard freestyle relay along with swimmers Julie Brown, Carolyn Meier and Jen Flinchbaugh.
Rikki Sargent also impressed at the dual meet collecting a victory in the 200-yard butterfly.
The men’s team, despite dropping the dual meet 122-80, picked up eight PSAC cuts on the night.
Seniors Sean Minford and Eddie LaNoue both picked up PSAC qualifiers with Minford winning the 200-yard breaststroke and LaNoue placing second in the 200-yard freestyle, 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle.
Eric Naylor, Stew Connard and Brennan Wolter each picked up PSAC cuts on Friday.
The Raiders return to action when they travel to West Virginia on Saturday for a dual meet against Fairmont State at noon.