TOLEDO, Ohio - The Ball State women’s swimming and diving team dropped a 171-124 meet to conference rival Toledo Saturday afternoon. The Cardinals claimed five event wins led by senior Bridgette Ruehl who swept the breaststroke events.
For the third meet in a row, Ruehl claimed two individual wins in the breaststroke. Against the Rockets Ruehl swam a 1:04.23 100 breast and a 2:20.85 200 breast. Senior Haley Richter also claimed a win for the Cardinals swimming a 52.43 100 free. Freshman diver Brittany Penn earned the top spot in the 1 meter competition with a 221.62 mark. The 200 free relay of freshman Audrey Rodawig, senior Emily Wisolek, freshman Jessica Extine and Carlena Magley turned in a 1:39.22.
Other notable finishes for Ball State on the day included freshman Kara Berg who swam season-best times in the 100 free and 200 free with times of 57.46 and 2:04.68, respectively. Classmate Jessica Extine touched at 25.20 in the 50 free which was a season-best time. Senior Wisolek turned in season-bests in the 200 free with a 1:55.15 and in the 500 free with a 5:07.15.
Freshman Katie Horn turned in season-best times in the 100 and 200 fly with times of 59.21 and 2:09.29. Senior Stacey Wierman improved on her 100 and 200 breast times clocking a 1:06.80 and 2:24.30. Scott touched the wall at 2:36.52.
Ball State is back in action on Friday, Nov. 8 when it hosts Miami at Lewellen Aquatics Center at 6 p.m.