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Swimmer breaks 10-year-old record at Oakley swim meet PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

The latest Northwest Kansas Swim League swim meet, held in Oakley, Kan. Saturday, June 15, resulted in one new record for the Holyoke Swim Club.

Erin Vieselmeyer secured a first-place finish and holds the new record in the 15-18 girls’ 100 yd. backstroke event.

The record was previously set by Becky Lang in 2003 with a time of 1:10.16. Vieselmeyer broke the record with a time of 1:09.72.

The team of 28 competitors also performed well, totaling 165 points for a third-place finish.

Goodland, Kan. won the meet with 307 points followed by Colby, Kan. 228, Holyoke 165, Wray 162, Oberlin, Kan. 160.5, Burlington 114, Oakley, Kan. 83.5 and Flagler 36.

The continued improvement of the 8 and under swimmers was noted by coach Brenda Krueger. Time cuts as large as 16 seconds were seen at Saturday’s meet.

Both Krueger and coach Adria Colver were thankful for the warm weather present on Saturday, as were the swimmers.

Colver commented that swimmers held their races together, despite being tired. Many swimmers wee gone with various activities, but the team still performed well.

NWKSL competition will continue in Colby on Saturday, June 22.

Individual results from the Oakley meet follow:


8 and under

Girls—Marren Dirks—6th, 25 yd. backstroke.

Boys—Ethan Schneller—2nd, 25 yd. butterfly; 3rd, 50 yd. freestyle; 3rd, 25 yd. freestyle.

100 yd. girls’ freestyle relay—6th, Dirks, Bria Thomas, Anastasia Drake and Andrea Marquez.

100 yd. mixed medley relay—3rd, Dirks, Marquez, Schneller and Thomas.



Girls—Rylee Schneller—1st, 25 yd. backstroke; 1st, 25 yd. breaststroke; 1st, 100 yd. individual medley.

Haley Van Overbeke—1st, 25 yd. freestyle; 3rd, 25 yd. backstroke; 5th, 25 yd. butterfly.

Kristin Vieselmeyer—3rd, 100 yd. freestyle; 3rd, 25 yd. freestyle; 4th, 25 yd. butterfly.

Elise Krogmeier—3rd, 100 yd. individual medley.

Boys—Max Dirks—5th, 25 yd. butterfly.

100 yd. mixed freestyle relay—3rd, Vieselmeyer, Tristen Ferguson, Dirks and Elby Kropp.

100 yd. mixed medley relay—2nd, Kropp, Krogmeier, Schneller and Van Overbeke.



Girls—Emily Jelden—2nd, 50 yd. backstroke; 4th, 100 yd. freestyle; 4th, 50 yd. breaststroke.

Lali Marquez—5th, 50 yd. butterfly; 5th, 100 yd. individual medley.

Boys—Keegan Shaw—1st, 50 yd. backstroke; 4th, 100 yd. individual medley; 6th, 50 yd. butterfly.

200 yd. mixed freestyle relay—3rd, Shaw, Shianne Willmon, Remington Hielscher and Morganne Kumm.

200 yd. mixed medley relay—1st, Hielscher, Jelden, Marquez and Shaw.



Girls—Emily Krogmeier—1st, 100 yd. butterfly; 1st, 200 yd. individual medley; 2nd, 50 yd. freestyle.

Regan Van Overbeke—2nd, 100 yd. freestyle; 2nd, 100 yd. butterfly; 2nd, 200 yd. individual medley.

Tara Krueger—2nd, 100 yd. backstroke; 3rd, 100 yd. breaststroke; 6th, 50 yd. freestyle.

200 yd. girls’ freestyle relay—1st, Krogmeier, Michalla Drake, Krueger and Van Overbeke.

200 yd. girls’ medley relay—1st, Drake, Anna Jelden, Krogmeier and Van Overbeke.



Girls—Vieselmeyer— 1st (new record), 100 yd. backstroke; 1st, 100 yd. freestyle; 1st, 50 yd. freestyle.

Lori McWilliams—4th, 100 yd. backstroke; 4th, 100 yd. breaststroke; 5th, 200 yd. individual medley.

200 yd. mixed freestyle relay—5th, Vieselmeyer, Drew Stewart, Malena McWilliams and Lori McWilliams.

Holyoke Enterprise June 20, 2013