Swimming and Diving


Baldwin Wallace Swimming and Diving Teams Both Fall at Oberlin

Complete Results

Kelsey Richards

OBERLIN, OHIO Ė The Baldwin Wallace University menís and womenís swimming and diving teams both lost at Oberlin College tonight (Friday, November 18, 2011) in the Carr Pool inside the Phillips Physical Education Center.

The Yeomen defeated the Yellow Jackets, 150-75, and the Yeowomen beat the BW women, 143-81. With its losses, the Yellow Jacket women are now 3-2 overall and the men are 2-3 overall.

The BW women were led by junior Kelsey Richards (Wadsworth) who won the 50-yard freestyle in 26.12 seconds. She also was a member of the first place 200-yard free relay team.  In addition, sophomore Emma Gerdes (Avon/ Senior) won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:03.23, sophomore Angela Musille (Canton/ GlenOak) won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:08.73. Joining Richards on the winning 200 free relay squad were senior Danielle Miller (Van Wert), sophomore Emily Deaton (Spanaway, Wash./ Graham-Kapowsin), freshman Kayla Eyster (Canton, Mich./ Plymouth-Canton).

The Yellow Jacket men were led by sophomore Patrick Donohoe (Columbus/ Bishop Watterson) who won the 200-yard individual medley in 2:05.87. In addition, the 200 free relay team of juniors David Blackett (Tallmadge), Chris Tuttle (North Royalton) and Matthew Zych (Des Plaines, Ill./ Maine West) and sophomore Alex Habursky (Erie, Pa./ Cathedral Prep) won in 1:37.52.

Following its meet at Mt. Union on Saturday afternoon, the Yellow Jackets next compete from December 1-3 at the Calvin College Invitational in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Preliminaries each day take place at 10:00 a.m. and the final for those events will be competed each evening at 6:00 p.m. The next home meet is on Friday, January 13, 2012 when BW hosts Ohio Wesleyan University in the BW Natatorium at 4:00 p.m.

FOR MORE BW Sports Information, please contact Sports Information Director Kevin Ruple by telephone at 440-826-2327 and e-mail at kruple@bw.edu. or Assistant SID Jeff Miller by phone at 440-826-2780 and email at jefmille@bw.edu Fans can access the latest BW athletics information at www.bw.edu/athletics and we invite you to join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bwyellowjackets and Twitter at http://twitter.com/bwathletics.


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