The Rams opened the season against Ankeny on Tuesday evening and had several great swims for this early in the season. Rachelle Houlette swam the 3rd fastest 200 IM in school history along with the 6th fastest 100 Breast. Lauryn Schieffer finished the 50 Free in 25.86 and the 100 Free in 55.96. Those two times place 4th and 3rd on the school's all-time list, respectively. Allyssa Fluit finished the 200 Free swim in 1:52.56, a Top 10 all-time fastest swim in state history.
On the relay side, the team of R. Houlette, L. Schieffer, A. Houlette, and A. Fluit swam the 2nd best time in school history in the 200 Free, clocking a 1:43.14. In the 400 Free Relay, the team of A. Houlette, L. Schieffer, M. Fluit, and A. Fluit swam to a time of 3:50.34 placing 5th in school history.
Overall, in the team race the Rams fell to the Hawks by a score of 66-117. The next meet will be on September 2 at home versus Fort Dodge.