Packer swimmers take eighth at Big Nine meet

Published 5:23 pm Sunday, October 31, 2010

The Austin girls swimming and diving team took eighth at the Big Nine Invite in Rochester Saturday.

The Packers finished with a team score of 161, while Rochester John Marshall won the meet with a score of 434.

The 200-yard medley relay team of Brooke Johnson, Kelli Bednar, and Helen Heimark swam a season’s best time to take fifth.

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Splinter took third in the 50-yard freestyle, Heimark took fifth in the 200-yard freestyle, Johnson took sixth in the 100-yard backstroke


200-yard medley relay: Brooke Johnson, Kelli Bednar, Helen Heimark (fifth, 1:56.96)

200-yard freestyle: Helen Heimark (fifth, 2:03.48); Lindsey Hasley (17th, 2:11.51); Amanda Zahradnik (27th, 2:18.60)

200-yard individual medley: Emily McAlister (18th, 2:30.93); Merideth Fritz (20th, 2:33.03); Tori Grev (28th, 2:38.41)

50-yard freestyle: Averi Splinter (third, 25.57); Lauren Edwards (18th, 27.47); Lindsey McAlister (22nd, 27.75)

Diving: Autumn Laury (eighth, 256.85)

100-yard butterfly: Averi Splinter (ninth, 1:04.78); Emily McAlister (11th, 1:05.33); Brooke Johnson (20th, 1:11.09)

100-yard freestyle: Kelli Bednar (18th, 1:00.30); Lindsey McAlister (25th, 1:01.48); Lauren Edwards (26th, 1:01.91)

500-yard freestyle: Helen Heimark (ninth, 5:40.54); Merideth Fritz (16th, 6:02.61); Amanda Zahradnik (18th, 6:02.36)

200-yard freestyle relay: Kelli Bednar, Lauren Edwards, Helen Heimark, Averi Splinter (eighth, 1:45.51)

100-yard backstroke: Brooke Johnson (sixth, 1:05.50); Lindsey Halsey (16th, 1:10.10); Tori Grev (22nd, 1:12.43)

100-yard breaststroke: Kelli Bednar (12th, 1:16.09); Emily Johnson (13th, 1:17.32); Heather Johnson (33rd, 1:25.73)

400-yard freestyle relay: Lindsey McAlister, Merideth Fritz, Lindsey Halsey, Brooke Johnson (eighth, 4:03.68)