Bison women topple Henderson State in final regular season meet

ARKADELPHIA, AR. – In the final regular season meet in program history, the Oklahoma Baptist women’s swimming and diving team smashed Henderson State, 191-94. The Bison women won nine of the 16 events. The men were unable to overcome a slow start, falling to the Red Wave, 164-115.
 
On the women’s side, the Bison swept the relays. Camila AlduendaAnna TindallJamie Edwards, and Julie Day took the 200 yard medley with a time of 1:51.67. Lyndsey BruecknerMegan GallagherEdwards Day won the 200-yard freestyle, beating out HSU by 9.51 seconds.
 
The Bison women also chalked up seven other individual wins, including Chase Kirby (100-yard breast stroke), Gallagher (50-yard freestyle), Alduenda (200-yard backstroke), Tindall (200 yard breaststroke), Anya Macphail (500 yard freestyle), Edwards (100 yard butterfly), and Emma Jorgensen (200 yard IM).
 
On the men’s side, Alfredo Arrieche and Alexander Yanchunas posted a pair of wins in the distance events, taking first in the 500-yard freestyle (4:57.22), and the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:21.83) respectively.
 
Anna Kathleen Harris led the Bison in the dive events. She posted a 202.43 in the one meter dive and 208.28 in the three meter dive.

The Bison now look ahead to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championship which is set for Wednesday, Feb. 17 through Saturday, Feb. 20 in Grand Junction, Colorado.