Swimming & Diving Swept at SCAD

Swimming & Diving Swept at SCAD

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Birmingham-Southern swimming and diving team was swept by the Savannah College of Art and Design on Saturday.

The men's swim team lost 144-113 while the women were defeated 153-104.

On the men's side, the Panthers were led by sophomore Nico Medina (Hollywood, Fla./American Heritage HS) and freshman Patrick Dunne (Mobile, Ala./McGill-Toolen Catholic HS) who had two first-place finishes each. Medina placed first in the 200-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle with times of 1:44.76 and 4:43.9, respectively. Dunne had wins in the 200-yard backstroke and the 100-yard IM.

The men also finished first in the 800-yard freestyle relay.

In the women's events, BSC had three individual victories and a relay win. Freshman Savannah Barber (St. Petersburg, Fla./Northside Christian HS) won the 500-yard freestyle event with a time of 5:17.26, junior Chelsea Chamblee (Boaz, Ala./Boaz HS) placed first in the 50-yard freestyle with a mark of 25.16, and freshman Rachel Sullivan (Cumming, Ga./North Forsyth HS) earned a first place mark in the 100-yard IM with a time of 1:04.37.

The Panthers also added a first place finish in the 800-yard freestyle relay.

Birmingham-Southern's next event will be the House of Champions event in Indianapolis on Nov. 17-19.