Decorah swim team's Emma Bachelder sets two conference records

Posted: Wed, Jul 12, 2017 12:38 PM
Emma Bachelder broke two conference records at home swim meet

The Decorah swim team hosted a meet against Calmar on Tuesday night.

Decorah came away with 62 first place finishes, out of 78 events and claimed two conference records.

Emma Bachelder set the two conference records. Bachelder won the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 25.35, 6.56 seconds ahead of the next swimmer. Bachelder also set a conference record in the 50 yard butterfly with a time of 27.99, 3.82 seconds ahead of the next swimmer.

The final score was Decorah 443, Calmar 211.

The swim team will compete at Monona/Postville on Thursday.

Emma Bachelder getting congratulated by a teammate for breaking a conference record
Emma Bachelder and coach/mom Allie Bachelder
Kelsey Maher won the 200 yard individual medley and the 50 yard butterfly
Gus Grimstad won the 50 yard butterfly and the 100 yard freestyle