Simmons, Whitlock Qualify for NCAA Regionals, Swim & Dive Teams Win Igloo Invite

Simmons, Whitlock Qualify for NCAA Regionals, Swim & Dive Teams Win Igloo Invite

Results

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee swimming and diving teams earned wins in the Igloo Invitational over the weekend.

INSIDE THE MEET
Women's Meet: Finished in 1st out of five teams
Men's Meet: Finished in 1st out of five teams
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MEN'S TOP PERFORMERS
-Anthony Carbone, Chris Lotz, James Hoyt and Thomas Young won the 200 freestyle relay with a 1:31.71.

-In the 800 free relay, Lee Haber, Hoyt, Young and Carbone swam to the tune of 7:04.33 to secure top honors.

-Haber also secured a season-best in the breaststroke with a second place time of 2:10.80.

-Carbone took home second place honors in the 50 free with a 22.05-second time, but it is a personal best for the freshman and it is the fastest time this season in the event.

-The Tigers won the event with 745 points, 116 points behind Asbury (Ky.).

WOMEN'S TOP PERFORMERS
-Noel Whitlock and Paisley Simmons qualified for the NCAA Regional Championships for a second straight year in the one-meter dive. Whitlock set new meet, pool and school records in both the one- and three-meter, attributing 487.41 points and 487.42, respectively.

-Simmons also earned personal bests on the one- and three-meter dives, scoring 410.85 and 452.55 points, respectively.

-Kate Mabry and Gabby Acker took home wins over the two-day event. Acker won three events and earned personal bests in all three. She won the 200 individual medley (2:15.96) 100 breaststroke (1:07.88) and the 200 breaststroke (2:25.42).

-Mabry earned a win in the 100 free (53.58 seconds) and a personal mark in the freestyle (1:59.13).

-The quartet of Mabry, Acker, Anna Hawkins Dulaney and Annie Heller won the 200 free relay (1:41.49), while Mabry, Acker, Kate del Balzo and Heller took home the 400 medley relay (4:07.20).

-Del Balzo won the 1,650 freestyle event with a 19:31.52 for a season-best mark.

-Sewanee edged Asbury for the top honor, scoring 799 points to the Eagles' 737.

UP NEXT
Following Thanksgiving Break, the Tigers will wrap up the 2018 portion of the schedule with the Transylvania Invitational Dec. 1-2. 

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