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Sun, Jan. 20, 2013 - [Swimming]

The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Men and Women's swim teams had a jam packed weekend. On Friday, the Patriots traveled to Danville, KY to compete against Centre College.  On Saturday, UC hosted Berea College for its final home meet of the season, which was Senior Day at the Dinah Taylor Aquatic Center.  Both days were full of excitement as the Patriots brought home two big victories for both the men and women's teams.  

The Patriot men defeated Centre College on Friday by a score of 126-79 while the women defeated Centre 120.5-83.5.  First Place finishes for the Patriots verses Centre include: 

• Women's 200 Yard Medley Relay (1:53.17) -    Elizabeth Horn (Wheat Ridge, CO), Melissa Peplinski (Spokane Valley, WA), Anna Clayton (Princeton, KY), and Kaleigh Botill (Corcoran, CA)
• Men's 200 Yard Medley Relay (1:42.89) - Zach Johnson (Ashland, KY), Samuel Huntley (Littleton, CO), Jordan Gramling (Cape Giradeau, MO), and Kyle Marsh (Spokane, WA)
Grace Van Ryckeghem (Franklin, TN) - 1000 yard freestyle (1:41.56), 500 yard freestyle (5:17.96)
Elliott Fenton (Franklin, TN) - 1000 yard freestyle (10:43.17)
Charlotte Parent (Braine-l'allaud, Belgium) - 200 yard freestyle (1:59.37), 100 yard backstroke (1:00.59)
Ricardo Moscoso (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - 200 yard freestyle (1:51.18), 100 yard freestyle (50.23)
Melissa Peplinski - 50 yard freestyle (25.55), 100 yard breaststroke (1:08.23)
Elizabeth Horn - 200 yard IM (2:17.82)
Samuel Huntley - 200 yard IM (2:01.55), 100 yard freestyle (1:01.77)
Jordan Gramling - 100 yard butterfly (54.79)
Kaleigh Botill - 100 yard freestyle (56.53)
Zach Johnson - 100 yard backstroke (53.90)
Adam Block (Norris, TN) - 500 yard freestyle (4:59.92)

The men and women's teams also swam well versus Berea for senior day. The men won (126-37) and the women won (112-60).  First Place finishes for the Patriots verses Berea include: 

• Women's 200 Yard Medley Relay (2:16.70) -  Samantha Demott (Tampa, FL), Allison Greenwell (Louisville, KY), Marie Von Hertsenberg (Cincinnati, OH), Katherine Osborne (Lexington, KY)
• Men's 200 Yard Medley Relay (1:49.13) - Greg Olsen (Fortson, GA), Clay Cyrus (Morehead, KY), Gennadiy Mashalyar (Moscow, Russia), David de Benito Cabezas (Badajoz, Spain)
• Elliott Fenton - 100 yard freestyle (51.04)
• Allison Greenwell - 100 yard backstroke (1:06.21)
• Kaycee Perry (Bradenton, FL) - 500 yard freestyle (5:59.74)
• Adam Block - 500 yard freestyle (4:58.26)
• Marie Von Hertsenberg - 100 yard breaststroke (1:27.21)
• Jordan Bridges (Tucson, AZ) - 100 yard breaststroke (1:07.06)
• Natalia Garrote (Velverde, Spain) - 200 yard freestyle (2:06.97)
• Callie Ethington (Bardstown, KY) - 50 yard freestyle (26.87)
• Kyle Marsh - 50 yard freestyle (23.75)
• Charlotte Parent - 100 yard butterfly (59.53)
• Ricardo Moscoso - 200 yard freestyle (1:51.18), 100 yard freestyle (50.23)
• Melissa Peplinkski - 200 yard IM (2:21.16)
• Elizabeth Horn - 1000 meter freestyle (12:08.78)
• Samuel Huntley - 200 yard IM (2:07.45)
• Jordan Gramling - 100 yard butterfly (54.65)
• Kaleigh Botill - 100 yard freestyle (56.22)
• Zach Johnson - 100 yard backstroke (53.90)
• Adam Block - 500 yard freestyle (4:59.92)
• Women 200 yard freestyle relay (1:57.55) - Brittany Strong (Lexington, KY), Taylor Clouse (Owensboro, KY), Callie Ethington, Kaycee Perry
• Men 200 yard freestyle relay (1:33.86) - Samuel Huntley, Clay Cyrus, Zach Johnson, and Jordan Bridges 
• Elizabeth Davis (Van Wert, OH) - 1 meter diving 186.64 points 

The Patriots will be back in action on January 25th as they travel to take on Asbury College.  Swims will begin at 6:00 pm.  

For more information on the Patriot swimming program and all other Patriot athletics, please visit http://www.cumberlandspatriots.com.