Sponsored by Swimming and Diving (women)
Luther hosted the fifth annual Luther Sprint Invitational this afternoon. No team scores were kept. Today's field included Augsburg College (MN), Carleton College (MN), Coe College, Nebraska Wesleyan University, St. Mary's University (MN), UW-La Crosse and the Norse.
Kelly Cherrier and Sam Kraft posted first place finishes this afternoon. Cherrier won the 1000 freestyle (11:55.76) and Kraft won the 500 freestyle (5:28.07). Both dominated their respective events. Cherrior won by 31 secoinds and Kraft won by 17.
Kraft was also one of four Norse that posted a runner-up finish. Kraft placed second in the 200 freestyle (2:01.04). Linnea Lee-Brown was the runner-up in both the 50 freestyle (25.27) and 50 fly (27.69). She was edged by Sammy Seymour of UW-La Crosse in the 50 fly (27.68).
Elena Dooley placed second in the 100 backstroke (1:05.05) and Martha Stelter was the runner-up in the 1000 freestyle (12:16.38).
At this time we do not have results for the diving competition. As soon as we receive this we will post the results.
Luther returns to action on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-20, when it will compete at the Grinnell College Invitational.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586