Eagles Can’t Keep Up With Salukis​​​​​​​


EVANSVILLE, Ind. – University of Southern Indiana Women’s Swimming & Diving fell to Southern Illinois University on Saturday, 194-46. The Screaming Eagles secured ten top-three finishes along with five second place finishes.
Freshman Mattilynn Smith (Morgantown, Kentucky) recorded two second place finishes for USI in the 500 and 1000-Yard Freestyles. Sophomore Adele Schnautz (Evansville, Indiana) and freshman Kate Hilgarth (Indianapolis, Indiana) took a second-place finish each. Schnautz in the 200-Yard IM and Hilgarth in the 100-Yard Backstroke. Freshmen Sarah-Catherine Dawson (Prospect, Kentucky), Hannah Gardner (Bowling Green, Kentucky), and Makana Goss (Noblesville, Indiana) each recorded a third-place finish for the Eagles. Dawson in the 100-Yard Butterfly, Gardner in the 100-Yard Breaststroke, and Goss in the 100-Yard Backstroke.The team also took third in the 200-Yard Freestyle Relay.
Freshman Autumn Turley (Hobart, Indiana) finished seventh in both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives. Earning 181.42 points in the 1-meter and 143.77 points in the 3-meter.
Other Top Men’s Results:
1000-Yard Freestyle: 10:53.65 (2nd) – Smith
200-Yard IM: 2:15.36 (2nd) – Schnautz
1-Meter Dive: 181.42 pts (7th) – Turley
100-Yard Butterfly: 1:01.26 (3rd) – Dawson
100-Yard Backstroke: 1:01.01 (2nd) – Hilgarth
500-Yard Freestyle: 5:21.88 (2nd) – Smith
3-Meter Diving: 143.77 pts (7th) – Turley
100-Yard Breaststroke: 1:09.29 (3rd) – Gardner
200-Yard Freestyle Relay: 1:27.57 (3rd) – Smith, Schnautz, Freshmen Emily McIntosh (Huntertown, Indiana), Abbi Hendren (Millington, Tennessee)