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Swimming and Diving Thrive in Day Three of the NCAC Championships  

Swimming and Diving Thrive in Day Three of the NCAC Championships  
 

Feb.15-HIRAM, Ohio- The Hiram College swimming & diving teams swam their way to six finals performances and shattered a few personal bests on the third day of the NCAC Championships on Friday.  

On the women's side, the 200-medley relay team of Angie Ross, Nicki Prentler, Jenna Nelson and Jill Schmidt tallied an eighth-place finish in the prelim. The relay team made a splash in the finals, shaving seconds off their prelims time, clocking in at 2:12.27.   

Individually, a pair of Hiram newcomers made their mark on the day's events. Freshman Carlee Lisser earned her way to a second individual final, finishing 23rd in the prelim of the 200-freestyle with her top collegiate time (2:08.17).  

Along with Lisser, Ross tallied her first trip to a finals heat in the 100-backstroke. Ross finished 23rd in the prelim, clocking in with a personal-best time of 1:07.24.  

The Hiram men also captured a trio of finals appearances, led by senior Reeve Bowling and sophomore Darien Street 

Street bested his personal record in the 400-individual medley, snagging a time of 4:55.05, which was good for 25th in the finals.  

Bowling returned to the finals by snagging the 27th spot in the 100-breaststroke. The Terrier senior captain posted a final's mark of 1:05.01.  

In the first event of the day, Street and Bowling combined with Devin Gear and Michael Barber to take 10th in the prelim of the 200-medley relay with a time of 1:51.40.  

Heading into the final day, the Terrier women have amassed 210 points, while the men have accumulated 136. 

Overall, the host Denison are leading with 1317 points on the women's side, and 1276 points on the men's side.  

The Terriers will close out the NCAC Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday, February 16.