UALR Claims Four Event Championships of Day 2 at Christmas Invite
Courtesy: UALR Sports Information
          Release: 11/30/2012
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LITTLE ROCK - Senior Amber Kelly and Kara Raney both claimed an individual and a relay win while freshman Megan Scott was the winner of the 1-meter springboard diving event in day 2 of the UALR Christmas Invitational Friday (Nov. 30).

As a team, the Trojans are in fourth with a team total 387 points. Henderson State leads on the women's side while Delta State holds the top spot on the men's side.

Raney swam her best time of the season in winning the 50 free with a finish of 23.91, besting the field by more than a half second. Not to be outdone, freshman Valeriya Teplova finished fourth with a career-best time of 24.65.

Junior Amber Kelly dominated the field by more than a second in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.92. Scott took the 1-meter title with a six-dive total of 251.25.

Kelly and Raney teamed up with Teplova and senior Rebecca McEachern to win the 200 free relay with a finish of 1:36.26.

Also in the relays, the quartet of Raney, Kelly, Teplova and sophomore Meghan Petersen took third in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:57.49, breaking the 4-minute mark. The foursome also took fourth in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:50.68.

In the 800-meter free relay, Raney, Kelly, junior Holly Myers and freshman Natalie Swindle took fourth with a finish of 7:59.96.

UALR returns to action tomorrow at the Christmas Invite in its final day of competition in 2012.

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