The Anderson University women's swimming and diving team broke four school records while beginning the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Championships in third place after Day 1 in Terre Haute.
Anderson posted a team score of 107.5 points. The Ravens are currently within 7.5 points of second-place Transylvania University.
Lily Hunter raced to fourth in the 50-yard freestyle prelims, improving her school record with a time of 25.05 seconds. The freshman from Westfield captured fourth in the 50-freestyle finals with a time of 25.19 seconds.
Anderson put together a 400-medley relay of Davis, Mitchell, Tess Maubach and Hunter locked up third with a school-record time of 4:15.71. The Ravens fielded a 400-medley relay of Ashley Daulton, Jess Pulaski, Tori Haessig and Brooke Denouden, which finished eighth while also besting the previous school record with a time of 4:20.71.
In the 200 individual medley, Mitchell broke the school record while Tess Maubach also topped the previous record. Mitchell claimed eighth (2:23.61) in the prelims and seventh (2:21.05) in the finals. Tess Maubach placed seventh (2:22.57) in the prelims and eighth in the finals.
Kaitlyn Hopp secured eighth (5:30.40) in the 500-freestyle prelims and ninth (5:29.73) in the 500-freestyle finals.
Pulaski earned 10th (2:26.55) in the 200-individual-medley prelims and ninth (2:24.54) in the 200-individual-medley finals.
Davis charged to 11th (25.96) in the 50-freestyle prelims and tied for ninth (25.93) in the 50-freestyle finals.
Leibold captured ninth (5:31.69) in the 500-freestyle prelims and 10th (5:32.53) in the 500-freestyle finals.
Haessig earned 11th (2:27.51) in the 200-individual-medley prelims and 11th (2:27.98) in the 200-individual-medley finals.
Denouden finished 11th (5:33.44) in the 500-freestyle prelims and 11th (5:36.18) in the 500-freestyle finals.
Franklin College holds a steady lead in the HCAC standings with 265.5 points. Transylvania (115) is currently in second and sits ahead of Anderson (107.5), Hanover College (93), Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (61) and Manchester University (20), which rounds out the current standings.
The Ravens begins Day 2 of the HCAC Championships on Friday at 10 a.m.