Swimming returns home to face SMU (W 190-104)

Little late as they raced yesterday:

SCOUTING THE MUSTANGS

  • SMU visits Houston for its second meet of the season after placing sixth at home in the SMU Classic.
  • The Mustangs finished third at the 2019 American Athletic Conference Championships last season with 599 points and returns reigning American Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year Erin Trahan.emphasized text
  • The Cougars picked up their second conference dual-meet victory of the season after winning 11 events, including two podium sweeps.
  • Zarena Brown, Samantha Medlin and Ioanna Sacha each ranked up multiple first-place finishes.
  • Brown won a trio of events, winning the 50 Free (23.65), 100 Free (50.98) and 200 Free (1:49.10).
  • Medlin walked away with wins in the 500 Free (5:01.23) and 1000 Free (10:15.44).
  • Ioanna Sacha posted top finishes in each of the backstroke events as she won the 100 Back at 55.24 and 200 Back at 1:58.98.
  • Gaby Jimenez led the Cougars to a sweep of the 100 Breaststroke as she finished at 1:03.59. Angeliki Mavrantza finished second (1:04.04) and Peyton Kondis third (1:04.08).
  • Houston also swept the 200 Breaststroke as Audrey McKinnon led the Cougars at 2:18.61. Kondis finished second at 2:18.92 and Mavrantza finished third at 2:19.59.
  • On the boards, Jolie Blodgett led Houston in the 1-meter with a third-place finish. Blodgett racked up 263.40 points. Lauren Burrell took fourth-place with 253.43 points, followed by Katie Deininger with 248.63 points.
  • In the 3-meter, Deininger won the event with 304.13 points, followed by Burrell in second-place with 302.03 points.