CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The University of Northern Iowa swimming and diving team fell to the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 189-105. The Panthers finished the meet with four top-spots.
Continuing to lead the Panthers in the diving events, Bethany Olson took first in both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events. Olson finished with 262.42 points in the 1-meter and 246.52 in the 3-meter.
The 200 freestyle relay team finished in an exciting race to end the dual. The team of MacKenzie Smith, Jaime Pearson, Rebecca Ortmann and Elise Drewsen took first with a time of 1:40.67. The quartet finished just four-hundredths of a second faster then the second place team.
Caryn Knight led in the 100 breaststroke, taking the top-spot. She finished with a time of 1:08.59. Knight also took third in the 200 breaststroke, clocking in at 2:32.04.
In the distance events, Chelsea Hartman led the way. She took second in the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 10:36.31. She followed with a 5:19.34 second place finish in the 500 freestyle. Hartman also took third in the 400 IM (4:48.77).
MacKenzie Smith took the runner-up spot in both the 50 and 100 freestyle events. She finished the 50 freestyle in 25.35, followed by a 54.75 in the 100 freestyle.
Jaime Pearson also finished the dual with two runner-up spots. She took second in the 100 backstroke (1:01.86) and 100 butterfly (1:01.36).
In the 200 backstroke, Natalie Johnson took second. She finished the race with a time of 2:15.17.
The Panthers will have a few weeks off before they return to competition on Dec. 2-4. The Panthers will travel to the Omaha Invitational in Omaha, Neb. for a three-day tournament.