The Tabor women’s swim team continued on a strong first half of the season by finishing 2-1 in the Kearney Quadrangular on Saturday, Nov. 18, in Nebraska.
The Bluejays defeated NAIA foes College of St. Mary, 64-54, and Midland University, 64-11, but lost to NCAA Div II hosts University of Nebraska-Kearney 119-64.
Sophomore Michal Parris and senior Kelly Smith paced Tabor with a pair of individual victories. Parris won the 1,000-yard freestyle and the 200-yard backstroke while Smith took the 50 and 100 freestyle events.
Junior Aleya Hill won the 500-yard freestyle and took fifth in the 200-yard free and second in the 400-yard individual medley.
Mariana Nassuno Alves, a sophomore from Brazil, placed third in the 100-yard backstroke, second in the 50-yard free, and fourth in the 100-yard free.
Tabor (6-1) rounds out the first half of the season at the Hendrix Invitational in Conway, Ark., Dec. 1-2.
MEN—The Tabor men’s swim team was outnumbered by Midland University, falling 111-52 at the Nov. 18 meet in Kearney.
Sophomore Nicholas Bradley won the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard breaststroke events.
Junior Evan Bell won the 100-yard free and took second in the 50-yard free.
Bell and Bradley teamed with sophomores Jacob Rudolph and Danny Smith for both the 200-yard medley and 200-yard freestyle relays, but came just short of NAIA national qualifying times in both events by a total of 0.61 seconds.
The men (1-4) will travel with the women’s team for the Hendrix Invitational in Conway, Ark., Dec. 1-2, before taking a short holiday break