The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Men and Women's swim and dive team traveled to Bristol, Tennessee on November 12thto compete against King and Milligan College. The men won over both King (113-65) and Milligan (114-69). The women's team had many swimmers step up but they fell to both Milligan (63-111) and King (62-101).
Winners for the Patriots include:
Head Patriot Swim Coach Eric Skelly commented, "I think we had some sluggish swims but overall I'm pleased with those who competed. We had a few people step up this meet." Joe Brinkman (Commerce Township, MI) was the only swimmer to qualify for yet another NAIA National Bonus cut in the 200 Free (1:50.08).
The Patriots next competition will be at Western Kentucky University on November 18-20,where they will compete in the Western Kentucky University Invitational against several Division I teams.
For more information on the swimming program and Patriot athletics visit www.cumberlandspatriots.com.
Article Provided by Erin Wenstrand, University of the Cumberlands Multimedia and Athletic Services Student Assistant.