Yeutsy, Prendergast with top-three finishes, Storm finish third at Austin Invitational

Yeutsy, Prendergast with top-three finishes, Storm finish third at Austin Invitational

SHERMAN, Texas — Sarah Prendergast and Brenna Yeutsy each had top-three freestyle finishes for the Storm to lead the Simpson women's swimming and diving team in third place at the Austin Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

The Storm finished in the middle of the pack with a total score of 300, 71 points behind Oklahoma Christian.

Prendergast finished in third in the 100 freestyle (1:00.63) and now sits in the top-10 performance for the 100 freestyle at Simpson. She also competed in the 50 freestyle finishing in ninth (27.63).

Yeutsy took the other top performance of the day finishing in third place in the 500 freestyle (5:56.55). She also had a fourth-place finish in the 200 freestyle (2:10.06).

Prendergast and Yeusty each started a relay and both finished in fourth place. In the 400 freestyle relay, Prendergast along with Cassie Bergman, Cheyenne Wiederholt and Yeutsy (4:11.25) and Yeutsy led the 400 medley relay with Bergman, Wiederholt and Prendergast (4:34.83).

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Meet Report
50 freestyle — 9. Sarah Prendergast, 27.63
100 freestyle — 3. Sarah Prendergast, 1:00.63
200 freestyle — 4. Brenna Yeutsy, 2:10.06; 11. Angela Eppens, 2:41.39
500 freestyle — 3. Brenna Yeutsy, 5:56.55; 8. Madison DePover, 6:22.23; 10. Angela Eppens, 7:19.53
1,000 freestyle — 6. Madison DePover, 13:04.76
100 backstroke — 5. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 1:09.77
200 backstroke — 6. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 2:34.94
100 breaststroke — 5. Cassie Bergman, 1:17.80
200 breaststroke — 7. Kristina Smith, 3:32.81
100 butterfly — 7. Katie Cardoza, 1:13.01
200 butterfly — 6. Kristina Smith, 3:01.15
100 IM — 4. Cassie Bergman, 1:09.00; 8. Katie Cardoza, 1:19.04
400 freestyle relay — 4. Sarah Prendergast, Cassie Bergman, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Brenna Yeutsy, 4:11.25; 8. Katie Cardoza, Madison DePover, Kristina Smith, Angela Eppens
400 medley relay — 4. Brenna Yeutsy, Cassie Bergman, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Sarah Prendergast, 4:34.83; 8. Katie Cardoza, Madison DePover, Kristina Smith, Angela Eppens, 5:15.21

Team Results
1. University of Texas of the Per, 626
2. Oklahoma Christian, 371
3. Simpson College, 300
4. McMurry, 277
5. Austin, 242
6. Centenary, 186