Dole has Career Day as Beavers Head to Final Day

Dec. 4, 2009

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Sophomore Jenni Dole sets person best in the 100y backstroke and the Oregon State women's swimming team is in 10th place through two days at the 2009 AT&T US Short Course National Championships with 70 team points. The final day of competition is Saturday with six events on the docket.

Sophomore Jenni Dole earned the first individual points of the championships with a seventh place finish in the B finals of the 100y backstroke with a finals time of 55.17 which is a career best. It also places here second all-time in the event for Oregon State.

Oregon State also earned points in the 200y medley relay. Dole, Signe Larson, Anna Crandall, and Ashley Kerekanich teamed up for a finals time of 1:44.29 to earn the team 22 points.

Brittney Iverson swam a season best 4:25.86 in the preliminaries of the 400 individual medley

Crandall and Dole swam 55.99 and 56.00 respectively in the 100y butterfly which are both season bests. Rachel O'Brien recorded a time of 56.51 in the event which is a personal best at Oregon State. Crandall added another season best in the 200y freestyle prelims with a time of 1:49.69.

Ellie Bradley added a career best at Oregon State time of 1:04.11 in the 100y breaststroke which places here seventh all-time. Signe Larson also jumped into the top-10 for the event with a time of 1:05.24.

The Beavers closed out the day with the 800y freestyle relay when Kate Hagan, Crandall, Iverson, and O'Brien teamed up for a time of 7:28.90 which is the best time this season.

Oregon State finishes action Saturday with the 1,650y freestyle, 200y backstroke, 100y freestyle, 200y breaststroke, 200y butterfly, and the 400y free relay.

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