March 16, 2012
AUBURN, Ala. (SMU) - The SMU women's swimming and diving team added six All-America titles on the second day of competition at the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championship Friday night. The Mustangs have earned a total of 14 All-America honors through the first two days.
SMU opened the night with a 12th place finish in the 200-yard medley relay. Therese Svendsen, Rachel Nicol, Denisa Smolenova and Genny Konicke finished in a time of 1:38.27, earning 10 points for the Ponies.
Svendsen earned her third All-America nod of the meet as she placed sixth in the 100-yard backstroke, clocking in with a time of 52.16. With the finish, Svendsen collected 13 points for SMU.
Rangelova also picked up her third All-America honor with a 15th-place finish in the 200-yard freestyle. The sophomore standout touched the wall in a time of 1:45.77.
Smolenova and Konicke swam the 100-yard butterfly, finishing tied-26th (52.23) and 41st (54.14), respectively. Nicol (31st, 1:01.16) and Erica Donadon (48th, 1:03.44) competed in the 100-yard breaststroke. Isabella Arcila placed 35th in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 53.64.
SMU is currently 16th with 49 points. The Mustangs conclude competition in the championships tomorrow. For live stats, click here. Video coverage of the event is also available; Saturday prelims (begins at 11 a.m. CT), Saturday finals (begins at 7 p.m. CT).