Virginia Finishes Fifth at SMU Classic
DALLAS – The Virginia women’s swimming team finished fifth with 248 points at the SMU Classic, which wrapped up Saturday at the six-lane Perkins Natatorium in Dallas, Texas.
Texas won the meet, totaling 350 points, while Florida was second (330) and host SMU took third (257).
Sophomore Rachel Naurath took third in the 200 butterfly (2:01.11) and fourth in the 500 freestyle (4:50.72). Teammate Sarah White finished eighth in the 200 butterfly in a time of 2:03.75.
Senior Kelly Flynn placed fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:17.22) while freshman Ellen Williamson took third in the 200 backstroke (1:59.84).
Sophomore Caroline Kenney won the B final of the 200 backstroke in 2:00.69, to place eighth overall in 4:51.47. Junior Christine Olson also won the B final of the 200 breaststroke. She clocked a time of 2:14.90, which proved to be the second-fastest time of the meet behind Texas’s Laura Sogar, who won in 2:13.10.
In the 100 freestyle, sophomore Emily Lloyd was sixth (51.82) and freshman Emily Dicus was ninth (51.96).
Virginia’s 200 freestyle relay team of Lloyd, Flynn, Dicus and Naurath placed fourth in 1:35.10. Williamson, Flynn, White and Lloyd completed the 200 medley relay in 1:46.04 for a sixth-place showing.
Both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will compete Friday at Navy in Annapolis, Md. It will be the first meet of the year for the Cavalier men and will begin at 4 p.m.
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