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Valpo Women Drop Double Dual with Butler and Wright State
Stephanie Ferschl finished third in the 500 freestyle in the double dual. (Ray Acevedo)
Stephanie Ferschl finished third in the 500 freestyle in the double dual. (Ray Acevedo)

Friday, November 05, 2010

Valparaiso’s women’s swim team dropped both ends of a double dual meet on Friday evening, suffering a 148-78 loss to Wright State as well as a 137-111 setback against Butler in Dayton, Ohio.

Natalie Jarrett (Lebanon, Ind./Western Boone H.S.) earned three top-three finishes on the day for the Brown and Gold.  She finished second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:02.21.  The junior added the third fastest time of the day in the 100 butterfly, touching the wall in 1:05.14.  She also had the third quickest mark in the 200 individual medley, posting a time of 2:18.34.

Laura Rickey (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth-Roseville H.S.) added a third place effort in the 50 backstroke with a time of 31.04 seconds while Stephanie Ferschl (Mukwonago, Wis./Mukwonago H.S.) placed third in the 500 freestyle.  She finished in 5:35.50, just .07 seconds out of second place.

Valparaiso (1-6) returns to action on November 19 and 20 at the Coers Invitational hosted by Ball State in Muncie, Ind.