ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - Sara Becker set a new school record in one event and placed in the top 10 in four individual events to help lead the Buena Vista women's swim team to a fourth-place finish at the Augustana Invitational last Saturday in Rock Island, Ill.
Buena Vista tied for fourth with 188 points in the women's meet. The men's team finished fifth with 176 points.
Becker finished fourth in the 50 freestyle with a time of 26.14 seconds, took eighth in the 200 freestyle in a new school-record time of 2 minutes, 7.8 seconds, placed sixth in the 100 freestyle in 57.95 seconds and was 10th in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:26.
Amy Brown placed ninth in the 100 breast stroke in a time of 1:16.66 and was ninth in the 200 breast stroke in 2:44.49. Mandy Peter was 17th in the 100 breast stroke in 1:25.75. Kelsey Stribe was 13th in the 200 backstroke in 2:30.57 and 13th in the 100 backstroke in 1:07.21.
The 200 freestyle relay of Peter, Anders, Stribe and Becker finished eighth in a time of 1:52.48. Jaime Soczek, Brown, Trisha Chamberlain and Liza Radke took 12th in 2:08.52.
The800 medley relay team of Amelia Anders, Peter, Stribe and Becker placed 11th in a clocking of 9:39.89. The tandem of Radke, Brown, Rachel Bossow and Soczek took 15th in 10:41.34.
Matt Umphress finished in the top 15 in four individual events to lead the Buena Vista men's team. He took sixth in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:10.88, was 11th in the 200 freestyle in 1:58.70, placed 11th in the 100 backstroke in 1:00.93 and took 15th in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:12.87.
Robyn Anders placed 13th in the 100 breast stroke with a time of 1:12.33. John Roberts was 14th in the 100 breast stroke in 1:12.79 and 14th in the 200 breast stroke in 2:48.61. Nelson Hayes took 11th in the 1,650 freestyle in 21:37.32, placed 17th in the 500 freestyle in 6:06.25, and was 18th in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:15.69.
The 400 medley relay unit of Ames Molsberry, Roberts, Umphress and Anders placed 10th in a time of 4:34.78. The 800 medley relay tandem of Umphress, Hayes, Molsberry and Anders finished 11th in a clocking of 9:04.68. The 200 medley relay unit of Umphress, Roberts, Hayes and Molsberry placed 11th in 1:59.03.
The 200 freestyle relay of Umphress, Roberts, Molsberry and Anders placed 11th in 1:45.36, while the 400 freestyle tandem of Umphress, Molsberry, Hayes and Roberts finished 14th in 4:11.75.