Swimmer Alison Jackson takes three podium places at HY-TEK meet

Alison Jackson, far right, takes the blocks at the HY-TEK swim meet. Photo: UNC

Caymanian sisters Alison, 18, and Sarah Jackson, 20, hit the pool over the weekend for the HY-TEK swim meet, contributing to the University of Northern Colorado winning the overall event.

Alison, a freshman at UNC, earned a gold, silver and bronze medal while her older sister Sarah, a UNC sophomore, recorded two sixth-place finishes.

The sisters found themselves competing against one another in the 50-yard freestyle, where Alison took second in 24.01 and Sarah placed sixth in a time of 25.56.

Alison went on to capture gold in the 200-yard free relay in 1:35.08 and a bronze in the 100-yard free, clocking 53.32. Sarah also took sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke, finishing in 1:13.18.

Both sisters are expected to compete at the Denver First Chance Meet this weekend.

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Alison Jackson

(1st) 200-yard free relay: 1:35.08
(2nd) 50 free: 
24.01
(3rd) 100 free:
53.32

 

Sarah Jackson

(6th) 50 free: 25.56
(6th) 100 breast: 1:13.18

 

 

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