Feb. 22, 2013
C-USA Championship Day Two Scores
C-USA Championship Day Two Results
HOUSTON (SMU) - The SMU men's swimming and diving team is currently in first place with a score of 329 at the Conference USA Championships while the women's team is in third with a score of 222.50.
In the 500-yard freestyle junior Matt Roney turned in a solid performance finishing second with a final time of 4:23.02. Freshmen Eastman Holloway earned a final time of 4:30.51 finishing eighth.
Another strong performance was put together in the 200-yard IM by Nicolai Hansen with a third place time of 1:47.97, Braeden Newton finished with a time 1:52.05 for seventh in the event.
In the 50-yard freestyle Mindaugas Sadauskas garnered first place honors finishing the race with a time of 19.78, Ramom Melo came in third at 19.98, Ryan Koops finished fourth with a time of 20.00, and junior David Larsson placed fifth with a time of 20.27.
The men touched the wall first in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a final time of 1:18.21, which broke the school and meet records. The records were broken by way of relay members: Ramom Melo, Mindaugas Sadauskas, David Larsson, and Ryan Koops.
On the women's side, Nina Rangelova
earned first place honors with a solid showing in the 500-yard freestyle touching the wall at 4:44.97. Junior Alice McCall
finished sixth with a time of 4:54.44.Sophomore Rachel Nicol
finished third in the 200-yard IM with a final time of 2:01.64.Three Mustangs finished in the top three of the 50-yard freestyle. Isabella Arcila
came in first and also set the meet record with a time of 22.33, Nathalie Lindborg
finished second touching the wall at 22.70, and junior Monika Babok
finished third at 22.89.The 200-yard medley relay team which consisted of: Nathalie Lindborg
, Isabella Arcila
, Monika Babok
, and Nina Rangelova
also set a new meet record finishing in first with a time of 1:28.94.The Mustangs return to the pool Friday with preliminaries starting at 10 a.m. followed by the finals at 6 p.m.