SMC at Dennis Stark Relays

Belles Finish Fourth at Dennis Stark Relays

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- As the only Division III school among a field of Division I programs, the Saint Mary's College swimming and diving team finished fourth with a 101 at the 2008 Dennis Stark Relays hosted by the University of Notre Dame.

One of the best performances for the Belles came in the second event of the evening in the mixed 200 yard freestyle relay.  The foursome of Katie Bennett, Mallory Kimmell, Jordan Lierz, and Anna Frantz finished third with a time 1:31.66 to edge the relay squad from Notre Dame by nearly 11 seconds.

Another strong event for the Belles was the 400 yard backstroke relay.  Maggie Williams, Lauren Hartman, Lindsey Nelis, and Sara Niemann finished in 4:32.10 for fourth place.

Notre Dame claimed top honors on the evening with a 280 on Friday evening.

The next event for the Belles will be their conference opener when they host Calvin College at Rolfs Aquatic Center on October 25.  The dual meet is slated to begin at 1:00 p.m.