Swimming and Diving Concludes Fall Schedule Hosting the Igloo Invitational

Credit: Lyn Hutchinson
Credit: Lyn Hutchinson

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee swimming and diving teams wrapped up the fall schedule of the 2019-20 schedule this weekend with the Igloo Invitational. The women's team earned second place, while the men finished in third place.

Women's Swimming and Diving: Finished in 2nd out of six teams (684)
Men's Swimming and Diving: Finished in 3rd out of seven teams (604.5)
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1. Rhodes (1,054)
2. Sewanee (684)
3. Asbury (547.5)
4. Life (369)
5. Bethel (Tenn.) (326.5)
6. Campbellsville (250)

-Kate Mabry won the 200 individual medley and the 100 backstroke in the two-day event. In the 200 IM prelims, she swam a 2:13.73, and she won the final with a 2:13.09. In the 100 back, the sophomore timed 59.03 seconds in the prelim, and she improved that time with a winning time of 58.96 in the final.

-In the 200 backstroke, Mabry also scored with a third place time of 2:11.79 in the final.

-Gabby Acker won the 200 breaststroke with a 2:25.86 after a 2:27.97 mark in the preliminary. The sophomore also swam the 100 breaststroke (1:07.89) and the 200 IM (2:18.74).

-On the diving boards, both Paisley Simmons and Noel Whitlock qualified for the zone regionals in both the one- and three- meter dives.

-Simmons, who qualified for regionals for the third straight season, scored a career-best 437.16 points to win the one-meter event. In the three-meter, the Louisville, Ky. native posted a season-high 427.95 points to finish second.

-Whitlock tabulated season-bests in both the one-meter and the three-meter dives as she earns her third straight appearance in the regional meet. The Melbourne, Fla. native won the three-meter with a 440.65-point performance. On the one-meter board, the senior scored 433.80 points.

-In the 200 free relay, Sewanee's Mabry, Acker, Anna Hawkins Dulaney and Isabell Loy finished second with a 1:42.68 time. The team also finished second in the 200 medley relay with a 1:52.96 showing.

1. Asbury (760)
2. Rhodes (622.5)
3. Sewanee (604.5)
4. Campbellsville (394)
5. Life (346)
6. Bethel (Tenn.) (235)
7. LaGrange (218)

-Carl Failing won the 100 backstroke with a 54.07-second performance before a 54.22-second time in the prelims. Additionally, he finished second in the 100 freestyle (48.37) and the 100 butterfly (53.80).

-Anthony Carbone finished second in the 200 IM with a 2:02.10 time in the final after a 2:05.52 mark in the prelims. Additionally, the sophomore swam the 100 free (48.60) and the 200 free (1:43.67).

-James Hoyt posted third place finishes in the 500 freestyle (4:39.14) and the 1,650 freestyle (16:50.42). Also, he posted a 54.26-second performance in the 100 fly.

-On the boards, Jed Henirchsen won the one-meter dive with a 340.12-point mark. Jarrod Marable scored a second place finish of 224.85 points.

-The quartet of Carbone, Hoyt, Daniel Shrader and Failing finished in second in three relay events. In the 200 freestyle relay, the team scored a 1:27.81, missing the team of Rhodes, who won the event, by 0.2 seconds. Later, in the 400 medley relay, Failing, Carbone, Hoyt and Shrader finished second in the event with a 3:41.20 mark. In the 400 free relay, the team earned a 3:11.63 mark.

Sewanee returns to the pool on Jan. 10 with Birmingham-Southern on the Domain for Senior Day.

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