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LRU Men's, Women's Swimming Teams Defeat Mars Hill PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Sunday, 06 November 2011 09:03

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's and Women's Swimming Teams both prevailed in a dual meet over Mars Hill College Saturday afternoon at the Harrell Pool. Both Bear squads defeated the Lions for the first time ever.
On the women's side, L-R was the victor

by a 139-117 score while Lenoir-Rhyne won, 135-125, in the men's competition.
Several records fell for the Bears on the night including the first-place finishes of the women's 200-yard medley relay (1:55.88), junior Teddy Esch (Lenoir, N.C.) in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:18.94) and freshman Chelsea Kyle (Knoxville, Tenn.) in the 200-yard butterfly (2:16.73).
Esch also finished first in the 500-yard freestyle (4:59.14) and Kyle won the 100-yard butterfly (1:01.38).
Senior Megan Neubauer (Taylors, S.C.) and freshman Lakeem Reynolds (Elkin, N.C.) were also mutiple winners on the day for Lenoir-Rhyne. 
Neubauer claimed the top spot in the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:34.76) and 500-yard freestyle (5:34.78) events while Reynolds was first in the 100-yard freestyle break (55.98 seconds) and 200-yard freestyle (2:03.79) races.
Lenoir-Rhyne next competes in a tri-meet on Saturday, November 12, against Converse & Pfeiffer in Misenheimer, N.C.   Mars Hill next competes in the Wingate Fall Frenzy on November 19 and 20 in Charlotte, N.C.



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