Mars Hill, N.C. - The Owl Swim team competed against Mars Hill and King University over the weekend. While it is early in the season the team is already making excellent improvements.
"It was really awesome to swim our first meet as a full team and everybody did such a great job" said sophomore Lucy Thompson who had great first swims of the season in the 100 Backstroke, 100 Freestyle, and 200IM.
Junior Mara Trowbridge had impressive finishes with 3rdin the 100 Backstroke with a time of 1:10.20, and 5thin the 500 Freestyle with a time of 6:22.51.
Freshman Sarah Scott improved in both of her events by at second or more finishing 5thin the 100 Breastroke with a time of 1:37.48 and 6thin the 100 Freestyle.
On the Men's team Junior Sam Moore made his season debut with 6thplace finishes in both the 500 Freestyle and the 200IM. Freshman Malcolm Mitchell-Bennett also kicked his season off with a 5thplace finish in the 100 Breastroke with a time of 1:32.40.