Sophomore Carrie Bencic swam her way into the Vanderbilt record books in the 500-yard freestyle, swimming a time of 4:54.48.
The Commodores set the 200-yard breaststroke and 400-yard freestyle relay school records on Saturday
Blankenburg, Oberg and Faulkner all earn finals swims Thursday
Moran finished just .7 seconds off the C final
Vandy has now set school records in all six events this week
February 18, 2014
2013-14 (Freshman): Finished with the second fastest time in school history (4:55.75) in the 500-yard freestyle at the SEC Championships ... A member of the 800-yard freestyle relay team that set a school record time of 7:21.94 time at the SEC Championships ... Posted two top three finishes against Auburn; placing third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:53.80) and second in the 500-yard freestyle (5:02.92) ... Finished second in the 500-yard freestyle against Texas A&M (5:02:43) ... Had a pair of first-place finishes against Tulane; swimming a time of 10:21.01 in the 1000-yard freestyle and posting a 5:05.01 mark in the 500-yard freestyle ... Finished second in both the 200 and 500-yard freestyles versus Liberty with times of 1:53.57 and 5:03.76 respectively ... Finished 11th in the 200-yard freestyle at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a personal record time of 1:52:38 ... Captured the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:02.51 against Liberty/West Florida and finished second in the 200-yard freestyle (1:53.26) ... Had a pair of runner-up finishes versus WKU/Marshall/Cumberlands in the 200 and 500 yard freestyles with times of 1:55.48 and 5:03.40 respectively ... Finished first in the 1000-yard freestyle against Arkansas Little Rock (10:32.40) ... Posted a third place finish in the 200-yard freestyle against Arkansas/Kansas (1:53.49).High School/Club: Swam for Hawken High School under head coach Jerry Holtrey ... Division II Ohio State Champions ... Team Captain .... First-team selection for four straight years ... Holds Ohio State record in the 200 free ... Academic All-American.
Personal:Carrie Bencic ... Born October 20, 1994 ... Daughter of Maryann and Timothy ... Sister of Tim and Matt ... Starting swimming at the age of six ... Wants to sky dive and travel the world.
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