Eagles Post Strong Second Day at ODAC Swimming Championships

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. - Following a solid start to the 2011 ODAC Swimming Championships at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center, the Bridgewater Eagles turned in a strong day, setting two records along the way, en route to sitting solidly in fourth place after day two of the championships.

Bridgewater opened the day with a fifth place finish in the 200 yard medley relay. The quartet of Clymore, Aldstadt, Zeiler, Jennifer Lutz touched the pad in a time of 2:08.58 to top their preliminary time from the morning by a second and a half.

Freshman Michelle Caron followed up the performance from the relay with a seventh place finish in the 400 yard individual medley. Caron finished in a time of 5:17.22

Bridgewater then saw a 16th place finish from senior Simone Conyers in the 100 yard butterfly, before the Danielle Dillon posted an 11th place finish in the 200 yard freestyle event.

Following the 200 yard freestyle, the Eagles posted one of their finest ODAC Championship performances in program history, taking home the 6-7-8 spots in the 100 yard breaststroke. Zeiler led the way, taking home sixth place in a time of 1:14.78, followed by Lutz (1:17.15) and Aldstadt (1:20.94). 

Freshman Carrie Crowther snapped the 100 yard backstroke record with a fourth place finish in the event. Crowther touched the pad in a time of 1:04.02 to set a new school mark in the event.

Finally, Bridgewater finished the day with a record-setting finish in the 800 yard freestyle relay. The team of Dillon, Zeiler, Caron and Crowther finished in a time of 8:44.52 to snap the former mark by seven seconds.

Bridgewater wraps up the 2010-11 regular season on Sunday when the ODAC/Atlantic State Championships wrap up.