Williams-Yee, Yeutsy lead Storm to finish sixth at Grinnell Invitational

Mikala Williams-Yee
Mikala Williams-Yee

GRINNELL, Iowa — Mikala Williams-Yee and Brenna Yeutsy led the Simpson women's swimming and diving team to a sixth place finish on the final day at the Grinnell Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 20.

The Storm concluded the meet with 349 points, remaining in sixth place out of 10 teams. Grinnell won their own invite with 1301 points.

Simpson's best performance of the day came from Williams-Yee in the 100 breaststroke. She finished in a time of 1:14.07 and placed seventh.

Yeutsy's eighth-place finish had the second best performance of the day for the Storm touching the wall in 2:08.38 in the 200 freestyle.

Katie Cardoza recorded the best time this season in the 400 IM for the team. She finished the race in a time of 5:40.27.

Up Next
The Storm are back in Indianola for the last home meet of the season on Saturday, Jan. 27. Start time is 2 p.m.

Meet Report - Day 2
50 freestyle — 25. Brenna Yeutsy, 27.35; 30. Sarah Prendergast, 27.90; 46. Mikala Williams-Yee, 29.18 (prelims); 55. Megan Buitendorp, 30.25; 64. Angela Eppens, 33.78
200 freestyle — 8. Brenna Yeutsy, 2:08.38; 25. Sarah Prendergast, 2:13.26; 29. Carter Stacey, 2:16.71; 41. Madison DePover, 2:21.88 (prelims); 50. Angela Eppens, 2:42.13 (prelims)
1650 freestyle — 12. Madison DePover, 21:43.36
100 butterfly — 13. Kayla Cary, 1:05.31; 21. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 1:10.67
200 backstroke — 18. Megan Buitendorp, 2:29.72; 21. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 2:33.59; 27. Kristina Smith, 2:06.34
100 breaststroke — 7. Mikala Williams-Yee, 1:14.07; 16. Cassie Bergman, 1:17.25; 26. Camryn Leeser, 1:24.67; 27. Katie Cardoza, 1:26.83
400 IM — 13. Katie Cardoza, 5:40.27; 14. Kristina Smith, 6:12.58
400 freestyle relay — 18. Sarah Prendergast, Cassie Bergman, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Brenna Yeutsy, 4:10.77; 23. Mikala Williams-Yee, Megan Buitendorp, Madison DePover, Carter Stacey, 4:25.78; 26. Katie Cardoza, Kristina Smith, Camryn Leeser, Angela Eppens, 4:43.34
200 medley relay — 12. Megan Buitendorp, Mikala Williams-Yee, Kayla Cary, Sarah Prendergast, 2:02.45; 18. Brenna Yeutsy, Cassie Bergman, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Carter Stacey, 2:07.62; 24. Katie Cardoza, Camryn Leeser, Kristina Smith, Madison DePover, 2:23.18
1-meter diving — 9. Naomi Olsgaard, 225.45

Meet Report - Day 1
100 freestyle — 24. Sarah Prendergast, 1:00.42; 34. Cassie Bergman, 1:01.89; 36. Carter Stacey, 1:02.61; 52. Camryn Leeser, 1:09.68; 57. Angela Eppens, 1:14.41
500 freestyle — 9. Brenna Yeutsy, 5:47.68; 12. Sarah Prendergast, 5:41.63; 28. Carter Stacey, 6:11.77; 31. Madison DePover, 6:25.15; 33. Angela Eppens, 6:58.43
100 backstroke — 15. Megan Buitendorp, 1:08.96; 16. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 1:09.25; 18. Brenna Yeutsy, 1:10.15
200 breastroke — 14. Mikala Williams-Yee, 2:49.58; 21. Madison DePover, 2:59.67; 22. Camryn Leeser, 3:06.09
200 butterfly — 9. Kayla Cary, 2:35.91; 13. Kristina Smith, 2:57.39
100 IM — 8. Cassie Bergman, 1:09.64; 10. Mikala Williams-Yee, 1:10.95; 12. Cheyenne Wiederholt, 1:11.23; 16. Megan Buitendorp, 1:15.34; 17. Katie Cardoza, 1:15.94
200 IM — 29. Katie Cardoza, 2:41.50; 32. Kristina Smith, 2:58.72
200 freestyle relay — 15. Brenna Yeutsy, Megan Buitendorp, Cassie Bergman, Sarah Prendergast, 1:52.67; 19. Mikala Williams-Yee, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Kayla Cary, Madison DePover, 1:57.60
800 freestyle relay — 6. Sarah Prendergast, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Cassie Bergman, Brenna Yeutsy, 9:02.46; 9. Carter Stacey, Kristina Smith, Katie Cardoza, Madison DePover, 9:52.06
400 medley relay — 14. Megan Buitendorp, Mikala Williams-Yee, Kayla Cary, Carter Stacey, 4:38.28; 19. Katie Cardoza, Camryn Leeser, Kristina Smith, Angela Eppens, 5:26.31

Team Results
1. Grinnell College, 1301
2. St. Catherine, 723.5
3. Luther, 658
4. Augustana (Ill.), 612
5. Coe, 515.5
6. Simpson, 349
7. University of Nebraska Kearney, 265
8. College of Saint Mary, 262
9. Nebraska Wesleyan, 243
10. Loras, 45