Eagles Beat the Golden Panthers...Again
Saturday, January 24, 2009

MIAMI, Fla. - The FGCU Swimming and Diving team traveled to the east coast this past weekend to compete against in state rival Florida International University. The Eagles won their fourth straight against the Golden Panthers by a score of 187-56.

As Eagle fans have become accustomed to, the 200 Medley Relay “A” and “B” teams finished first and second to pace the Eagles.

The Eagles, for the second straight meet, finished in first place in every swimming event in which they competed.

First Place Finishes:

200 Medley Relay (1:50.08)                                  500 Freestyle (Rosy Murray ,5:07.57)
200 Freestyle Relay (1:40.80)                               400 IM (Rosy Murray, 4:32.71)
1000 Freestyle (Leah Daniel, 10:38.18)                  100 Freestyle (Margrete Ulvestad, 54.61)               
200 Freestyle (Teri Lytle, 1:57.13)                         100 Backstroke (Vicky Cadge, 59.17)
50 Freestyle (Rachael Rein, 25.22)                        100 Breast (Vicky Cadge, 1:07.48)
100 Butterfly (Margie Chamberlin, 57.31)

The Eagles were equally impressive on the diving boards taking first place on the 3 meter board and second place on the 1 meter board.

Karmin McNamara finished with a 241.28 on the 3 meter board and Gaby Shaw finished second on the 1 meter board with a 220.20.

The Lady Eagles have won eight out of their last nine meets and will look to continue their dominance next Saturday, January 31, as they travel to Gainesville for a tri-meet against the Gators of the University of Florida and Indian River State College.