The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp attends the Class of 1972 50-year reunion in Kyle Field on April 20, 2022.
A&M System’s Title IX director suspended after supporting Biden's Title IX changes
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • May 23, 2024
Texas A&M fans react after The Aggies win the NCAA Bryan-College Station Super Regional at Olsen Field on Sunday, June 9, 2024. (CJ Smith/The Battalion)
The mad dash to Omaha
Ian Curtis, Sports Reporter • June 21, 2024

After Texas A&M baseball’s win over Florida sent the Aggies to their first Men’s College World Series Championship Series in program...

Texas A&M pitcher Ryan Prager (18) delivers a pitch during Texas A&M’s game against Kentucky at the NCAA Men’s College World Series at in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday, June 17, 2024. Prager went for 6.2 innings, allowing two hits and zero runs. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
Sixth sense
June 18, 2024
Enjoying the Destination
Enjoying the Destination
Cara Hudson, Maroon Life Writer • June 17, 2024

For the history buffs, there’s a story to why Bryan and College Station are so closely intertwined. In 1871 when the Texas Legislature approved...

Chris Hemsworth as Dementus in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.
Review: ‘Furiosa’ is a must-see
Justin ChenJune 4, 2024

My jaw dropped open in 2016. Rarely in life does that happen, but the viewing experience of “Mad Max: Fury Road" was something to behold....

Women’s swim finishes fall with win over Rice

Photo by Photo by Robert O’Brien

A&M women’s swim defeated Rice with a solid showing, winning 10 of the team’s 14 competitions in Houston

In the last meet of the semester, the Texas A&M women’s swimming and diving team traveled to Houston, completing the day with a win over Rice. 

The No. 25 maroon and white took 10 of 14 events in a 159-102 win at the Rice Aquatics Center Natatorium on Saturday, Dec. 4. 

Finishing in first place in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:41.80, freshman Aviv Barzelay, junior Andrea Perttula, sophomore Olivia Theall and sophomore Chloe Stepanek started the match off strong. 

The Aggies swept the 100-yard breaststroke, taking the top four spots led by sophomore Charlotte Longbottom with a time of 1:04.40, followed by sophomore Emme Nelson, 1:05.03; Perttula, 1:05.04; and senior Kylie Powers, 1:05.84. Nelson also finished first in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:18.25.

Taking two first-place finishes, sophomore Abby Grottle finished the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:56.36 and the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 10:04.95; the latter was followed by freshman Joelle Reddin in second place with a time of 10:23.96.

In addition to the 200-yard medley win, Stepanek also finished first in both the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 49.63 and the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:05.17. 

Senior Danielle Hepler took first place in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:02.42 and also placed second with a time of 55.90 in the 100-yard butterfly behind Rice freshman Arielle Hayon’s time of 55.39. 

Sophomore Bobbi Kennett walked away with a first-place finish for the Aggies in the 50-yard butterfly with a time of 23.64, while junior Ashley Conrad took first in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:36.35. 

The Aggies will next travel to the Morcon Aquatics Center in Tallahassee, Fla., to take on Florida State on Jan. 6, 2022, at 1 p.m.

Leave a Comment
Donate to The Battalion

Your donation will support the student journalists of Texas A&M University - College Station. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
Donate to The Battalion

Comments (0)

All The Battalion Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *