|The four seniors and one graduating junior were honored after Concordia's double-dual meet win over Augsburg & UM-Morris.|
Successful Senior Sendoff!
Courtesy of GoCobbers.com, Release: December 5, 2009
Opponent's Website: Augsburg Swim & Dive
Opponent's Website: UM-Morris Swim & Dive
Meet Results: Augsburg/UM-Morris Meet Results
MOORHEAD, Minn. (12/05/09)-- Concordia made the most of their final home meet of the year as they cruised to a pair of wins in their double dual meet with Augsburg and UM-Morris. The Cobbers honored their four seniors and one graduating junior after they bounced the Auggies 196-29 and tamed the Cougars 155-85. It marks the third consecutive dual-meet win for Concordia.
The biggest highlight of the meet was posted by one of the seniors. Diver Lauren Trudeau used her final home meet to turn in one of her best career performances. She posted a score of 400.05 which is an 11-dive national qualifying score. If she can post another national qualifying score during the season she would then be eligible for the NCAA National Meet. Trudeau's score of 166.10 in the voluntary section of the event was 12.60 better than teammate Amy Glubzinski who finished second. Trudeau then recorded a mark of 233.95 in the optionals to come away with the national qualifying total. The key to her success on Saturday was her consistency and the ability to post average scores of 6.0 on every dive.
Joining Trudeau and Fossum on the winner's podium was Amanda Suchanek, Aleina Weisz, Sarah Ament, Katie Coleman and the 200-yard freestyle team of Whitney Walters, Coleman, Weisz and Suchanek. Suchanek won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 26.12. Weisz was the winner in the 200-yard individual medley with a mark 2:28.41. Ament claimed the title in the 100-yard freestyle with a final time of 59.66 while Coleman won the 500-yard freestyle by 21 seconds in a time of 5:38.70.
The 200-yard freestyle team finished off the meet for CC by swimming to a time of 1:47.21. The victory was made even more sweet by the presence of Walters who swam the first leg and was one of the athletes honored after the meet.
Concordia sophomore Adva Aharonovich might have turned in the best meet of any CC swimmer. She recorded a career-best time of 2:41.91 in the 200-yard IM and then had a season-best mark of 1:13.02 in the 100-yard backstroke.
The Cobbers will now head out on the road for the rest of the season. The first stop will be Aberdeen, S.D. where they will put their three-meet win streak on the line when they face Northern State in a dual meet on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m.