Freshmen lead Jacks in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, MO. - Freshmen made an impact for both the men and the women as the South Dakota State swimming and diving team split their double dual with St. Louis University as the women won 136-107 while the men fell 144-99.
First year swimmer Andrea Budahl had three wins on the night starting with a pair of distance freestyle events taking the 1000 free in 10 minutes, 35.94 seconds and the 500 free in 5:11.18. Budahl also contributed to the first place 400 freestyle relay (3:39.59) along with Alexandra Hoffman, Shauna Foor and Kaylin Caron.
Hoffman went on the capture the 200 freestyle in 1:57.23 as she is only three wins shy of 50 for her career.
Foor was the anchor leg for the 400 medley relay of Lisa Newberger, Stephanie Young and Ashley Valdez that opened the meet with a winning time of 4:05.93.
Young, a freshman from Turlock, Calif., placed first with a 200 breaststroke time of 2:25.98
The Jacks did get a pair of second place finishes from diver Erin Eagen 1-meter diving with 231.08 points and 219.83 points
For the men, freshman sensation Chris Schreier won the 200 freestyle in 1:46.54 and the 200 Butterfly in 1:54.36 to bring his first year win total to 15.
The other swimming to place first for the men was Shea Patrick as he took the 200 breaststroke clocking in at 2:12.50.
Brad Schoreit had a score of 254.50 points in the second 1-meter diving competition just missing out on breaking his own school record of 254.63 points.
The Jacks and the Billikens get an early start tomorrow as the rematch takes place at 10 a.m.