Harrison Sets Pool Record as Beavers Beat Redhawks

Photo By: Dave Nishitani/Oregon State Athletics   11-08-2013

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SEATTLE, Wash.  – Sophomore Sammy Harrison set a new pool record in the 500 freestyle, as the Oregon State swimming team defeated Seattle U 174-88 Friday evening at Connolly Center Pool in Seattle. Harrison recorded a time of 4:52.32 in the 500 freestyle to finish first in the event. She also took first in the 200 freestyle (1:50.53) and second in the 100 freestyle (53.27).

Sophomore Amani Amr recorded a pair of first-place finishes, as she won the 100 backstroke (57.69) and the 200 backstroke (2:03.59). Senior Aya Fujimura took first in the 200 butterfly (2:06.17) and the 100 butterfly (57.73). Freshman Anni Hecker also placed first in two events, winning the 50 freestyle (24.74) and the 100 freestyle (53.23).

Senior Crystal Kibby tallied a trio of top-two finishes. The team captain won the 200 IM with a time of 2:07.06, and finished second in both the 200 breaststroke (2:20.72) and the 100 breaststroke (1:06.24). Sophomore Dakota Bloch and freshman Sophie MacEwan each added a two second-place finishes apiece. Bloch finished as the runner-up in the 1000 freestyle (10:42.81) and the 500 freestyle (5:13.52), while MacEwan placed second in the 50 freestyle (24.98) and the 200 backstroke (2:10.01)

Sophomore Constance Toulemonde took second in the 200 freestyle (1:56.53) and third in the 100 butterfly (58.75). Freshman Chelsea Chan took third-place in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.00), the 200 breaststroke (2:25.45) and the 200 IM (2:12.22). Freshman Czsarina Isleta placed third in the 1000 freestyle (10:44.54), while classmates Andrea Young and Brooke Meyer took third in the 50 freestyle (25.00) and the 200 butterfly (2:09.10), respectively.

The Beaver team of Amr, Kibby, Fujimura and Hecker won the 400 medley relay (3:53.23), while the squad of MacEwan, Hecker, Harrison and Bloch took first in the 200 freestyle relay (1:39.06).

Oregon State will return to action Nov. 21-23, when they compete at the Las Vegas Invitational.