LYNCHBURG, Va.- Day one of the Central Virginia Duals got underway on Friday night at the recently opened Liberty University Natatorium. The two-day event is serving at the grand opening of Liberty's newest athletic facility. The duals feature a number of schools from across the central Virginia region which SBC will be competing against, including Ferrum College and Roanoke College.
First-year Theresa Carriveau scored the Vixens first big points of the night as she finished third in the 500 free with a time of 6:26.70. Touching two spots behind was senior Sarah Cahoone, who clocked a time of 6:42.74. Cahoone later finished fourth in the 200 IM with a time of 2:55.02.
The next event was the 200-yard freestyle, where Dharma Kear and Claire Zak finished third and fourth respectively. Kear, a first-year, turned in a time of 2:27.33 and the senior Zak set a new season best with a time of 2:31.97. In the 100-meter breaststroke, Zak would finish fourth with a time of 1:29.74. Kear would also go on to finish third in the 200 fly with a season-best time of 2:46.82.
In the 50 free, first-years Sarah Ahson and Sydnie Stinnette claimed third and fourth respectively. Ahson set a new personal best with a time of 28.01, and Stinnette just missed out on a new individual mark with a time of 29.53. Ahson also set a personal best in the 100-meter back by claiming second place with a time of 1:06.83.
Day two of the Central Virginia Duals is set to get underway on Saturday at 11 a.m. on the campus of Liberty University.