Tigers Remain in Third; Newlon is Second in 400 IM and Graves Breaks Own 100 Back Record

Tigers Remain in Third; Newlon is Second in 400 IM and Graves Breaks Own 100 Back Record

Granville, Ohio - With one day remaining at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships, DePauw is in third place with 790.5 points. Kenyon leads with 1,322 points, while Denison is in second with 1,177. Wooster is fourth with 648.

Angela Newlon earned all-conference honors in the 400-yard indivdiual medley after finishing second in 4:26.73 after going 4;26.22 in the prelims. Taylor Mueller was 13th in the event in 4;46.19 and Danielle Dattilio was 16th in 4:57.33 after swimming a 4:56.97 in the prelims.

Annie Graves posted the Tigers' second-best individual finish of the day after placing fourth in the 100 backstroke in 57.52 seconds which broke her own school record. Dattilio was 14th in the event in 1:02.65 including 1:02.00 in the prelims, while Abby Sheehan placed 15th in 1:02.76 after swimming 1:02.46 in the prelims.

Mary Woods turned in a seventh-place showing in the 100 butterfly in 58.19 seconds, while Morgan Graves was 12th in 59.33. Jamie Fritsch placed 14th in 1:00.24 and Sheehan was 16th in 1:01.59 after swimming  a 1:00.96 prelim time.

Woods touched in 1:06.27 to finish eighth in the 100 breaststroke with Dana Zerbini finishing 12th in 1;08.39 after going 1:08.13 in the prelims. Fritsch was 16th in 1:09.68 after a prelim time of 1:09.36, while Riehle was 17th in 1:09.97.

Caroline Bridges placed ninth in the 200 free in 1:53.72 following a 1:52.83 prelim time with Kirsten Olson finishing 12th in 1:55.12 after swimming 1:53.93 in the prelims. Erin Horne was 14th in 1:55.48.

The Tigers' 200 medley relay of Annie Graves, Woods, Newlon and Bridges was third in a school-record 1:45.18. DePauw's 800 free relay of Newlon, Laurel Johnson, Horne and Olson placed 4th in 7:45.38.

Tomorrow's final day of competition begins with 10 a.m. prelims and finals at 6;30 p.m.