No. 11 Virginia cruises by NC State
Trio of Cavs win multiple races as UVa. takes down Wolfpack
RALEIGH, N.C. – No. 11 Virginia concluded the dual meet portion of the 2010-11 schedule with a victory Saturday at conference foe NC State, earning a 168-117 win over the Wolfpack. Charlotte Clarke, Lauren Perdue and Kelly Flynn each won two individual events for UVa.
Virginia started strong with a 1-2 performance in the 200 medley relay. The team of Clarke, Flynn, Emily Lloyd and Hannah Davis collected first-place honors in a time of 1:43.74. Meredith Cavalier, Amanda Faulkner, Liz Shaw and Meredith Perdue took second in 1:44.80.
The Cavaliers went 1-2-3 in the next three events. Katya Bachrouche led the way for UVa in the 1000 freestyle (9:40.96) followed by Anne Summer Myers (9:42.61) and Rachel Naurath (10:01.54).
Lauren Perdue and Caroline Kenney each recorded NCAA ‘B’ marks with their performances in the 200 freestyle. Perdue won the race in 1:47.27 while Kenney touched in 1:49.75. Shaw was third with a time of 1:50.75.
Clarke, a freshman, took top honors in the 100 backstroke with a winning time of 55.77. Erika Stewart and Cavalier tied for second place in 56.73.
Flynn won the 100 breaststroke (1:03.86) and also led the way for a UVa sweep in the 100 freestyle (51.02). Kristen Moores (51.21) and Davis (52.24) finished second and third, respectively.
Perdue also won the 50 freestyle to mark her second individual event win on the afternoon. She finished first in 22.75 followed by Lloyd (23.63) in second and sister Meredith Perdue (23.65) in third.
The same trio that swept the 100 backstroke for Virginia did so in the 200 backstroke, led by Clarke’s winning time of 2:01.42. Stewart was second (2:02.85) while Cavalier was third (2:04.86).
The Cavaliers also went 1-2-3 in the 200 butterfly. Naurath won the event with a time of 2:01.42. She was followed by Claire Crippen (2:0.21) and Riley Flanagan (2:03.77).