Women’s Swimming & Diving Takes Second At Grinnell Invite

Posted on January 23rd, 2016 by

Kate Reilly led the Gusties for the second day in a row, tallying two individual event wins and contributing to one second play relay.

Kate Reilly led the Gusties for the second day in a row, tallying two individual event wins and contributing to one second place relay.

Complete Results

GRINNELL, Iowa – The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s swimming and diving team remained in second place with 912 points on the final day of the 2016 Grinnell College Invitational held over the weekend at the Grinnell Natatorium in the Charles Benson Bear Recreation and Athletic Center. Host Grinnell finished in third with 764 points, while the University of Nebraska-Omaha was the meet champion with 1192.5.

“There was lots of great racing all weekend, especially with Division I University of Nebraska-Omaha there,” said Coach Jon Carlson. “Our goal was to try to beat all of the Division III teams, and the women accomplished that with a true team effort to come away in second place.”

Kate Reilly (So., Hastings, Minn.) led the Gusties for the second day in a row, tallying two individual event victories and contributing to a second place relay. Reilly won the 50 Free and 100 Butterfly with times of 24.81 and 59.39, respectively, and helped the Gusties’ 200 Medley Relay team to a second place finish in 1:51.59 along with teammates Michelle Simms (Fy., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.), Morgan Field (Sr., Albert Lea, Minn.), and Nicole Lohman (Jr., North Mankato, Minn.).

Tarin Anding (Sr., Sartell, Minn.) also had a strong day with a pair of second place individual finishes. Anding took silver in the 50 Free with a time of 25.20 and 100 Breast with a 1:09.22. Linnea Rizzo (Fy., Woodbury, Minn.) rounded out the Gusties’ top-three finishers with a first place finish in the 400 IM, finishing in 4:44.42.

The Gustavus swimming and diving teams close out their MIAC schedules next Saturday with a dual against the University of St. Thomas. The meet begins at 6 p.m. in St. Paul.

 

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