LEXINGTON, Va. -- Ferrum College's men's and woman's swimming teams competed today at the 2018 ODAC Relays, hosted by Washington & Lee University.
Ferrum made an impressive sixth-place finish in the 12-team field. The Panther men did not fare as well as the women, placing last in the field of 10 schools.
FERRUM TOP WOMEN FINISHES
4th, 3x50 backstroke: Kristen Morris, Mariah Banks, Elina Baltins
8th, 3x100 IM: Hunter Tharpe, Morris, Carolina Saalweachter
11th, 3x50 fly: Katie Shoaf, Tharpe, Courtney Moyer
FERRUM TOP MEN FINISHES
12th, 3x50 breaststroke: Jacob Blaukovitch, Dom Philpot, Jonathan Kraft
13th, 500 relay: Philpot, Kraft, Blaukovitch, Taylor Darnell
15th, 3x50 backstroke: Taylor Darnell, Philip Martin, Kraft
BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Overall, I was pleased with our performances today, especially on our women's side. We have a lot of room for improvement with our turns and finishes and we plan to improve in those areas by our next meet. This team has a lot of energy and desire to work hard. I'm excited to see how our season pans out after today's relay meet." -- Head Coach Margaret Parcell
Coach Margaret Parcell's men and women will be back in the pool Friday, Nov. 2, at home against Bridgewater College. The ODAC doubleheader gets underway at 6:00 p.m. at the Swartz Gym Pool.