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Algona swimmers wrap up season

By Staff | Nov 2, 2016

FORT DODGE – The Algona Girls Swim Team finished the season with a ninth place finish at the regional meet in Fort Dodge with 75 points on Saturday.

“We had seven personal records and one team record today,” said Algona coach Jim Fisher. “We also had 15 of 25 events beat their seed time. The girls really had some good times. That also showed in the

Power Points being the highest of the season.”

The best finish on the day for the Bulldogs came in the 200 freestyle relay as Cheyanne Fries, Laura Stowater, Bridget Finley and Jessica Anderson placed seventh in a team-record time of 1 minute, 52.55 seconds.

The 400 freestyle relay team of Brianna Birkland, Stowater, Finley and Fries placed eighth in 4:27.87.

Anderson placed eighth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:11.75.

The 200 medley relay team of Fries, Anderson, Kali Garman and Finley placed ninth in 2:09.04.

Algona finished with a 5-11 dual season.

The final times and places from Saturday are as follows (PR equals personal record):

200 freestyle

Brianna Birkland 22nd place in 2:30.72 (PR)

Abby Wiita 25th in 2:37.55

Marin Gabor 26th in 2:50.40 (PR)

200 individual medley:

Devin Allen 21st in 3:05.56

Ellie Salvatore 22nd 3:08.99

Kellie Schmaus 25th 3:30.17 (PR)

50 freestyle:

Laura Stowater 20th in 29.45

Kristine Rasmussen 25th in 31.00

100 butterfly:

Kali Garman 20th in 1:17.70

Ellie Salvatore 25th in 1:28.48

Brianna Birkland 26th in 1:29.31

100 freestyle:

Cheyanne Fries 18th in 1:02.69 (PR)

Laura Stowater 22nd in 1:06.26

Melody Goodman 25 in 1:08.90 (PR)

500 freestyle:

Kirsten Natterstad 20th in 6:52.76 (PR)

Kinsey Kogel 23rd in7:11.79

Kylie Weier 24th in 7:59.56

100 backstroke:

Cam Shaw 22nd in 1:20.43

Nicki Boblit 24th in 1:24.48

100 breaststroke:

Alexa Gilbert 23rd in 1:27.80

Deven Allen 24th in 1:32.87