Women’s S&D Downs Michigan State, 182-108, Saturday
MUNCIE, Ind. - The Ball State women's swimming & diving team improved to 7-0 with a 182-108 victory versus Big 10 opponent Michigan State Saturday afternoon at Lewellen Aquatic Center.
Ball State posted wins in 13 of 16 events, with three Cardinals collecting a pair of individual event victories.
Sophomore swimmer Bridgette Ruehl (Lowell, Ind./Lowell) had a phenomenal showing for BSU, as she broke the school record in the 100 breast (1:03.04) and posted a pool record in the 200 breast (2:18.57), after swimming the second leg of the first-place 200 medley relay, which clocked in at 1:44.55.
Senior Nicole Saulters (Highland, Ind./Highland) tallied a win in the 100 free (52.71) and also swam the first leg of the 200 medley relay, while sophomore Haley Richter (Roanoke, Ind./Columbia City) tallied a win in the 200 back (2:04.12), set a pool record in the 100 fly (55.46) and swam the third leg of the 200 medley relay.
Freshman Carlena Magley (Waterloo, Ind./DeKalb) swam the anchor for the 200 medley relay, while classmate Kayla Hussey tallied a victory in the 1000 free (10:27.03).
Sophomore Emily Wisolek (Middlebury, Ind./Northridge) added a first-place effort in the 200 free (1:55.66), while sophomore Jackie Iglesias (Aurora, Ind./West Aurora) tallied a victory in the 100 back (57.21).
Ball State diving’s corps also had outstanding performances on the 1- and 3-meter boards as senior Whitney Adams (Danville, Ind./Danville) added victories on the 1-meter (261.52) and 3-meter (291.30), while senior Christina Riordan (Homewood, Ill./Homewood Flossmoor) tallied a second-place effort (254.77) on the 3-meter board.
Ball State returns to action Friday, Jan. 13 as the Cardinals host the Eastern Illinois Panthers at 6 p.m. from Lewellen Aquatic Center.