Swimming returns to action Friday at Liberty

Swimming returns to action Friday at Liberty

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Campbell returns from the winter break, heading to Liberty on Friday, January 20. The meet will kick off at 5 p.m. at the LaHaye Aquatic Center.

The Camels are 7-3 in dual competition this season, falling at Vanderbilt on December 17 in their last outing 144.5-117.5. Campbell and Liberty will be meeting for the second time this season, with the Flames narrowly taking the 2016-17 season opener in Buies Creek 144-134.

Junior Geena Squartino has posted season-bests for the Camels in four categories, including the 500 free (5:02.46), 1000 free (10:32.60), 1650 free (17:29.45) and the 400 IM (4:30.71), while fellow junior Caroline Clark has topped the team in the 100 fly (55.12), 200 fly (2:05.28) and the 200 IM (2:06.31).

Michelle Case, another CU junior, owns Campbell season-bests in the 50 free (23.45) and 100 free (51.25). A pair of freshman have also helped lead the Camels, with Megan Everritt leading the way in the 100 back (57.47) and Kelsey Tunstall pacing the team in the 200 back (2:03.47).

Campbell will round out its 2016-17 home schedule next week, hosting North Florida on January 28 at 11 a.m. The Camels' regular season finale will come at UNCW on February 4 before heading to the CCSA Championships, February 15-18.