Swimming Returns to Action Against LSU and Rice (Houston falls to LSU, beats Rice)

(Patrick) #1

This should be a good one as LSU and UH are very close in talent.


* LSU is currently receiving votes in the latest CSCAA/TYR Toop-25.
* Most recently the Tigers were defeated by No. 8 Texas A&M in a 172-121 on Jan. 19
* Houston met LSU last season at the CRWC Natatorium, this is their first meeting this season.
* LSU is in its ninth season under Head Coach Dave Geyer.


* Rice will meet Houston for the third time this season.
* Most recently Rice competed at Arkansas, falling in a 163-126 decision.
* Rice is in its 17th season under Head Coach Seth Huston.

(Patrick) #2


* For the third straight week the Cougars faced a ranked opponent, as well as an opponent from the SEC.
* Laura Laderoute continues to be a mainstay on the podium for Houston with three top-three finishes that include one first-place finish.
* Laderoute won the 100 Backstroke with a time of 54.77, finished third in the 200 Backstroke at 2:01.02 and closed out her day with a second-place finish in the 200 Individual Medley at 2:03.51
* Ioanna Sacha continues to make her mark, posting a pair of top-three finishes, including top honors in the 200 Backstroke at 1:59.95 the sixth-fastest time in program history. Sacha finished second in the 100 Backstroke behind Laderoute at 55.85.
* Peyton Kondis continues to anchor the Cougars in the Breaststroke, winning the 200 Breaststroke with a time of 2:17.42, followed by Gaby Jimenez in third-place at 2:18.43. Kondis finished third in the 100 Breaststroke at 1:03.67
* In the 200 Freestyle, Zarena Brown led the charge for Houston, winning the event with a time of 1:49.30. Brown finished third in the 100 Freestyle at 51.21.
* In the 500 Freestyle Samantha Medlin led Houston with a time of 5:00.62 for first-place.

(Patrick) #3

The No. 25-ranked LSU women’s swimming & diving team swept Day One as the Lady Tigers defeated Houston 193-107 and Rice 215-79 inside the LSU Natatorium.

(Patrick) #4

Houston did beat Rice:

Houston defeated Rice by a score of 200.5 to 90.5.