Swimming: Nine top-three finishes

The Saint Louis University swimming and diving teams had at the Lindenwood Quad Meet on Oct. 24. The men went 2-2 and the women went 1-2. Notable performances included freshman Mattea Wabeke first place win in the women’s 200-yard IM with a time of 2:11.44. Sophomore Riley Kirby finished second out of 17 in the women’s 100-yard backstroke with a time of 59.96.

Senior Brendan Hulsemann performed well for the men’s team, completing two third-place finishes in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 21.47 and the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 51.29. Sophomore Ryan McCoy swam well for the Billikens, placing second out of 24 in the men’s 100-yard freestyle with a time of 46.22. Sophomore Kalley Schwab placed second out of seven for the women’s diving team with a score of 229.65.

The Billikens will travel to Geneva, Ohio on Oct. 31 to take on Atlantic 10 Conference opponents: La Salle, St. Bonaventure, and Duquesne. The team will then return home for the Nov. 8 meet against UMSL, Lindenwood-Belleville, and Maryville before traveling to Illinois for the Northwestern TYR Invitational on Nov. 20-22.