BV NOTEBOOK - Buena Vista splits four matches at Iowa Conference Duals meet

Tuesday, January 29, 2002

INDIANOLA - Buena Vista won two matches and lost two at the Iowa Conference Dual Tournament on Saturday in Indianola.

Buena Vista defeated Coe 34-15 and Loras 23-16, but lost to Simpson 20-19 and Luther 25-22.

In the first dual against Simpson, Buena Vista heavyweight Dax Doran won by pin in 1 minute, 33 seconds. Aaron Loewens won by major decision 13-5 at 157 pounds, while Jamie Taxted won by decision 5-0 at 125.

Taylor Wood was a winner by decision 8-4 at 141, as was Rick Delagardelle 13-9 at 174.

The deciding match was at 197 pounds as Simpson's Bart George beat Michael Irvin by decision 9-7 in two overtimes to give the Storm a 20-19 win.

Buena Vista rebounded with a rout over Coe in the second round. Mike Hohenstein, Adam Buthe and Irvin all won by pin at 133, 184 and 197, respectively. Hohenstein needed 5:16, Buthe 4:52 and Irvin 2:43.

Loewens won by major decision 12-3, while Taxted and David Loewens both won by decision 7-2. Doran won by injury default.

Luther stung Buena Vista in the third round. Wood won by pin in 1:33 at 141 pounds, while Delagardelle was a winner by pin in 3:19 at 174.

Irvin won by major decision 18-4, while Doran and Taxted both won by decision by scores of 2-0 and 6-4, respectively.

Buena Vista knocked off Loras 23-16 in the fourth round. Wood was a winner by pin in 1:22, while Doran and Aaron Loewens both won by major decision. Taxted and Delagardelle each won their matches by decision, as did Alex Brandenberg at 149.

Buena Vista hosts the BV Duals on Saturday.


Erin Fitzgerald, Kelsey Stribe, Lydia Van Horn and Sara Becker set a new Buena Vista school record in the 400 freestyle relay on Saturday at the Iowa Small College meet.

The foursome posted a sixth-place time of 4 minutes, 3.83 seconds. Becker captured the 100 freestyle with a clocking of 56.45 seconds.

Amy Brown placed fifth in the 200 breast stroke in 2:45.43, as did the 400 medley relay of Stribe, Brown, Becker and Fitzgerald in a time of 4:35.94.

Fitzgerald was sixth in the 50 freestyle in 27.43 seconds. Stribe placed ninth in the 200 backstroke in 2:31.78. Van Horn finished 10th in the 1,000 freestyle in 12:16.71 and 11th in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:56.74. Fitzgerald took 16th in the 100 freestyle in 1:03.08.

Stribe placed eighth in the 100 backstroke in 1:09.09, while Brown finished 12th in the 100 breast stroke in 1:17.66.

John Roberts finished 10th in the 100 breast stroke in 1:12.63 for the BV men's team. Jeremy Cook was 15th in the 100 freestyle in 1:03.22. Cook and Roberts were 16th and 17th, respectively, in the 50 freestyle.

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