Drury Sweeps UALR
The Drury men's and women's swimming and diving teams made it a clean sweep as the claimed first place finishes at the UALR Christmas Invitational.
The Drury men put up 817 points to their nearest competition Missouri-Rolla's 663. On the women's side of the ledger Drury also dominated the seven-team field winning with 817 points to second place North Texas 685 points.
Drury's Geoff Doran was named the Diver of the Meet and won the 1 meter. Panther sophomore Andrew Coup captured first in the 3-meter.
Drury senior Lindsay Zirkle and freshman Janelle Slattery were named the Female Swimmers of the meet. Zirkle won the 50 and 200 free and Slattery took top honors in the 100 back and the 100 and 200 fly. She also broke the pool record in 100 back (57.97).
Other Panthers who won multiple events were freshman Anita Galic and junior Cara Fadel. On the men's side Panther Toper Rowenhorst broke a pool record in the 100 breast and took first in the 200 IM. Jakub Jiracek won both the 400 IM and the 200 breast.