Olsgaard breaks diving record, Harris wins two events against NWU

Naomi Olsgaard
Naomi Olsgaard

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- Naomi Olsgaard broke her own school diving record and freshman Alyssa Harris won a pair of events to lead the Simpson women's swimming and diving team at the season-opening dual with Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday.

The Prairie Wolves won the dual 119-76.

MEET HIGHLIGHTS

  • Olsgaard earned a score of 177.10 in the 1-meter diving (six attempts), breaking her record of 170.40.
  • Harris enjoyed a great collegiate debut, winning the 100 butterfly and the 200 IM. She touched the wall in 1:06.77 in the 100 butterfly and finished the 200 IM in 2:25.73.

ACCORDING TO COACH CACCIA

"I was very pleased with the results today. Our swimmers swam very hard and had some excellent first meet results. This meet does show us that we have a long way to go in our training, but I believe we're up for the challenge."

EVENT WINNERS

Alyssa Harris — 100 butterfly, 1:06.77
Alyssa Harris — 200 IM, 2:25.73
Naomi Olsgaard — 1-meter dive, 177.10 (SR)

MEET REPORT

50 freestyle
Brenna Yeutsy, 2nd, 27.00 | Korie Torres, 5th, 30.47 | Jordan Yawn, 7th, 43.79

100 butterfly
Alyssa Harris, 1st, 1:06.77 | Katie Cardoza, 3rd, 1:10.50

100 backstroke
Cheyenne Wiederholt, 2nd, 1:10.19, | Katie Cardoza, 3rd, 1:17.65

100 freestyle
Sarah Prendergast, 2nd, 1:01.08 | Korie Tores, 5th, 1:06.26 | Jordan Yawn, 7th, 1:35.83

100 breaststroke
Madison DePover, 4th, 1:20.73

200 medley relay
Katie Cardoza, Madison DePover, Kristina Smith, Korie Torres, 2nd, 2:14.72

200 freestyle
Sarah Prendergast, 2nd, 2:13.32 | Cheyenne Wiederholt, 4th, 2:18.80

200 IM
Alyssa Harris, 1st, 2:25.73 | Kristina Smith, 3rd, 2:58.74

200 freestyle medley
Sarah Prendergast, Cheyenne Wiederholt, Alyssa Harris, Brenna Yeutsy, 2nd, 1:53.66

1000 freestyle
Madison DePover, 2nd, 13:31.38

1-meter dive
Naomi Olsgaard, 1st, 177.10 (SR)

TEAM RESULTS

Nebraska Wesleyan University — 119
Simpson College — 76