MUNCIE, Ind. – The Ball State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams return home to Lewellen Aquatics Center this Saturday, Jan. 18 to battle Eastern Illinois. The meet is set for 1 p.m. and live results will be available on ballstatesports.com.
The Cardinals are coming off meets against IUPUI and Xavier last weekend. MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week Drew Tharp swept the butterfly while senior Bridgette Ruehl maintained her undefeated streak in the breaststroke earning wins in both events. Also earning wins last weekend for Ball State were Carlena Magley, Mallory Miles, Haley Richter, Drew Sullenbarger, Jake Brehmer and Madie Zirzow.
Last year, the men earned a 169-93 win against Eastern Illinois off 13 event wins. The Cardinals saw Michael Weber, Michael Oaks, Joseph Morris, Drew Tharp and Andy Lamb all earn at least two individual event wins.
The women cruised to a 150-108 victory the last time they faced the Panthers on the heel of nine event wins. Cheyanne Jackson, Sumaiyah Ahmad, Haley Richter, Cori Vormohr, Jillian Bischoff, Kayla Hussey and Emily Wisolek all earned individual wins for the Cardinals last season.
You can follow the action at ballstatesports.com or on Twitter at @BallStateWSwim and @BallStateMSwim.