Sycamore trees dominate at Indiana State Tri-Meet



HIGH EARTH, Ind. – The Indiana State women’s swimming and diving dominated on Senior Day at the Indiana State Tri-Meet as the Sycamores outscored both Bellarmine and Eastern Illinois on Saturday afternoon at Vigo County Aquatic Center.

The Sycamores outscored Bellarmine (192.00-67.00) and took the win over Eastern Illinois (193.00-66.00) in their last home meeting of the 2021-22 season. Bellarmine dominated Eastern Illinois in the other Tri-Meet with a score of 141.00-121.00.

Indiana State took first place in all 14 swim and relay events, while the Sycamore divers competed in a show in their last home meet of the 2021-22 season with Bailey betzer and Sarah montgomery posting the best scores in the afternoon.

“In the water we had a very good competition. We made good adjustments compared to two weeks ago and we have been rewarded both in the season and in life,” said the coach. Chief Swimming and Diving Joshua Christensen. “We also had some good performances in some out-of-competition events which is always fun. Overall it was a great way to end this part of the season.”

Sycamores also recognized their 2021-22 senior class following the Tri-Meet with a special presentation recognizing the contributions of seniors Emilie webb, Keara shelton, and Anna maria nasiou.

“We really enjoyed honoring our elders today,” added Christensen. “Anna, Emily and Keara were great leaders for our program. It was also nice to be able to recognize Art and Randy.

Top ISU artists in every event
200-yard medley relay: First place – Carmen Alard Vegas, Elle Gilkerson, Kaimi Matsumoto, Chloe Farro (1: 43.20)
1000 free yards: First place – Andrea Poutrimas (10: 35.08)
200 free yards: First place – Emilie webb (1: 52.06)
100 yards on the back: First place – Carmen Alard Vegas (56.40)
100 yard chest: First place – Elle Gilkerson (1: 05.29)
200 yard butterfly: First place – Colleen O’Connor (2: 08.61)
50 free yards: First place – Chloe Farro (23.67)
100 free yards: First place – Chloe Farro (51.12)
200 yards on the back: First Place – Olivia DiRuzza (2: 00.22)
200 breaststroke yards: First place – Elle Gilkerson (2: 21.81)
500 free yards: First place – Rachel Sanqunetti (5: 11.67)
100 meter butterfly: First place – Cotter of Alexandria (56.25)
200 individual medley yards: First place – Carmen Alard Vegas (2: 06.98)
400 yard freestyle relay: First place – Alexa szadorski, Emilie webb, Kaimi Matsumoto, Chloe Farro (3: 27.38)
Dive of one meter: First place – Bailey betzer (228.52) *
Diving at three meters: First place – Sarah montgomery (250.95) *


Indiana State is on vacation before resuming competition on Friday, Jan. 7 at Purdue.

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