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Tigers Edged out by Wittenberg

December 1, 2012

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Greencastle, Ind. - Eight one-hundredths of a second were the deciding factor as Wittenberg won the 400 freestyle relay by that time over DePauw and won the DePauw Invitational by one point over DePauw, 861-860.

DePauw's 200-yard medley relay of Reese Edwards, Allison Kirby, Nicole Rossillo and Caroline Bridges finished second in 1:49.95.

Bridges placed second in the 50 freestyle in 24.56, while Emma Haynes was second in the 100 backstroke in 1:01.06 and Edwards was third in 1:01.09.

Emily Weber won both the 200 free in 1:56.50 and the 1,650 free in 17:54.45. Dana Zerbini placed third in the 200 free in 1:57.37 and Rossillo was fourth in 1:57.68.

Kirby placed third in the 200 breaststroke in 2:28.07, while Bre Jennings was fourth in 2:30.19. Morgan Graves turned in a second-place showing in the 100 butterfly in 59.72 seconds.

The meet came down to the 400 free relay where Wittenberg touched just .08 seconds ahead of the Tigers' foursome of Bridges, Rossillo, Weber and Erin Horne.

Complete results are available from the link above the story.

The Tigers return to action on January 11-12 at the Washington-St. Louis Invitational.

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