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Ferrum Swimmers Compete in ODAC Double Duals

Hunter Tharpe finished first in two events and second in one.
Hunter Tharpe finished first in two events and second in one.

RESULTS

FERRUM, Virginia -- Ferrum College's swimming teams competed this afternoon at home against Greensboro College, Guilford College and Randolph College, all three Old Dominion Athletic Conference swimming programs. The Panther women went 1-1, while the men went 0-2.

MEN'S TEAM SCORES
Greensboro 66, Ferrum 65
Randolph 102, Ferrum 54
Randolph 101, Greensboro 52

WOMEN'S TEAM SCORES
Ferrum 66, Randolph 51
Guilford 134, Ferrum 51
Guilford 136, Randolph 46

MEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
Taylor Darnell posted first-place finishes in the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly. Jacob Blaukovitch was first in the 100 breaststr=oke and second in the 200 IM. Dom Philpot was second in the 100 freestyle and fourth in the

WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
Hunter Tharpe was first in the 100 backstroke for the Panther women, and swam the opening leg of Ferrum's first-place team in the 400 medley relay. Tharpe also posted a second-place finish in the 200 freestyle.

Courtney Moyer was second in the 500 freestyle, swam the third leg in the 400 medley relay and was fourth in the 50 freestyle. Elina Baltins was second in the 100 breaststroke and handled the second leg of the 400 medley relay. Katie Shoaf was third in the 50 freestyle and anchored the 400 medley relay.

BEHIND THE WHISTLE
"Both our men's and women's teams swam hard today. It was a close contest between our guys and the Greensboro men, and although we didn't end with the result we wanted I'm proud of their efforts. Our women's team had several impressive swims despite working through injuries this week. They are a determined crew that will not let much slow them down. Next weekend we are off and will allow us to recharge before our meet in two weeks." --Head Coach Margaret Bisnett

BACK IN THE POOL
Bisnett's team will be back in action Friday, November 15, at Bridgewater College. Southern Virginia University will also be competing that night in Bridgewater, Virginia.