Yeutsy sets school record in loss to Coe

Yeutsy sets school record in loss to Coe

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Brenna Yeutsy set a new school record and the Storm women won two events in a loss to Coe on Friday night, falling 118-91.

A freshman, Yeutsy swam the 500 freestyle in 5:36.59, besting Hannah Yarbough's time of 5:39.32 set back in the 2011-12 season. Yeusty placed second in the race, adding a second-place effort in the 200 freestyle (2:02.58).

"This was our first road meet against a conference team," head coach Tom Caccia said. "I was very pleased with the times we posted tonight."

Another freshman, Cheyenne Wiederholt won the 100 backstroke in a time of 1:07.58, and the Storm's 200 freestyle relay team of Bergman, Buitendorp, Hoferitza-Palermo, and Yeutsy won in 1:50.58.

"We were expecting Coe to be very good and we didn't back down," Caccia added. "We're anxious to see them again."

The Storm host Tabor (Kan.) in a dual at home next Friday, Nov. 11. The meet is set to begin at 4 p.m.

50 freestyle—2. Cassie Bergman, 27.47, 3. Mikala Williams-Yee, 28.52
100 freestyle—3. Cassie Bergman, 1:00.80
200 freestyle—2. Brenna Yeutsy, 2:02.58 (#2 in school history)
500 freestyle—2. Brenna Yeutsy, 5:36.59 (new school record)
100 backstroke—1. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 1:07.58 (#5 in school history), 2. Megan Buitendorp, 1:10.34
100 butterfly—3. Maren Hoferitza-Palermo, 1:05.97 (#4 in school history)
100 breaststroke—2. Haley Blum, 1:13.81
200 IM—2. Maren Hoferitza-Palermo, 2:28.00
200 free relay—1. Bergman, Buitendorp, Hoferitza-Palermo, Yeutsy, 1:50.58