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Men fall to Morningside in season opener

Men fall to Morningside in season opener

OMAHA, Neb -- The Simpson men's and women's swimming and diving teams competed for the first team this season against Morningside and College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Neb. Friday evening.

The Storm lost to Morningside, 177-14, while the women lost to the Mustangs, 157-39, and to the Flames, 131-41.

Sarah Prendergast tallied the best result for Simpson with a second-place nod in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:12.09. Katie Cardoza grabbed third in the 1,000 freestyle and Alyssa Harris produced a third-place mark in the 200 individual medley. Harris also notched a fourth-place finish in the 100 breaststroke.

The quartet of Madison DePover, Riley Reece, Caroline Oberg and Alyssa Harris ended third in the 200 medley relay. The group of Prendergast, Cardoza, Knowler and Reece tallied fourth in the 200 freestyle relay.

On the men's side, Danny Turner hit the wall in 1:04.16 to claim second in the 100 breaststroke. Turner added another high placing with third in the 200 individual medley. Austin Andes earned third in the 50 freestyle and fourth in the 100 freestyle.

Up Next
The Storm travel to Lincoln, Neb. on Saturday, Nov. 2 to take on Nebraska Wesleyan.

Men's Meet Report
50 freestyle — 3. Austin Andes, 24.81
200 individual medley — 3. Danny Turner, 2:13.24
100 freestyle — 4. Austin Andes, 55.95 | 5. Danny Turner, 57.46
100 breaststroke — 2. Danny Turner, 1:04.16 | 5. Austin Andes, 1:12.46

Women's Meet Report
1000 freestyle — 3, Katie Cardoza, 13:11.93
200 freestyle — 2. Sarah Prendergast, 2:12.09 | 8. Madison DePover, 2:25.64
50 freestyle — 5. Caroline Oberg, 26.98 | 11. Wynter Knowler, 29.80
200 individual medley — 3. Alyssa Harris, 2:25.31
100 freestyle — 7. Caroline Oberg, 1:02.35 | 14. Katie Cardoza, 1:08.43
500 freestyle — 4. Sarah Prendergast, 5:59.10 | 6. Madison DePover, 6:38.18 | 8. Wynter Knowler, 6:48.69
100 breaststroke — 4. Alyssa Harris, 1:17.59
200 freestyle relay — 4. Katie Cardoza, Wynter Knowler, Riley Reece, Sarah Prendergast, 1:58.97
200 medley relay — 3. Alyssa Harris, Madison DePover, Riley Reece, Caroline Oberg, 2:05.79