University of Louisville Women's Swimming Stands at Fifth after First Day of SMU Classic

University of Louisville Women's Swimming Stands at Fifth after First Day of SMU Classic

University of Louisville Women's Swimming Stands at Fifth after First Day of SMU Classic

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WHAS11.com

Posted on October 20, 2012 at 10:20 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (NEWS RELEASE) -- The No. 24 University of Louisville women's swimming and diving team opened day one of the SMU Swim Classic on Friday night at Perkins Natatorium. USC leads the meet with 185 points, followed by North Carolina (149.5), Florida (145) Texas (129), Louisville (116) and SMU (111.5).
 
U of L’s 400-medley relay team of Eszter Povazsay (56.18), Lucy Kramer (1:07.35), Tanja Kylliainen (55.92) and Kelsi Worrel (50.20) put up a time of 3:49.65, good for sixth in the A-final.
 
Tanja Kylliainen finished fourth in the 400-IM, with a time of 4:16.72.  Teammate Abby Chin added some points for the Cardinals in the B-final with a 4:21.32. 
 
In the 200-free, U of L’s top finisher was Johanna Cowley with a 1:53.38 in the B-final.
 
Freshman Kelsi Worrell made a nice debut in the Classic with a fourth place finish in the 50-free, going
23.27. Johanna Cowley added to the point total with a sixth place in the B-final with a 24.31.
 
Diver Hannah Gadd repeated as 1-meter diving champ, posting a 301.65.
 
In the 100-fly, Kelsi Worrell was in there battling, touching fourth in 54.21.Abby Chin put up a 57.08 in the B-final.
 
Eszter Povazsay was fourth in the 100-back,posting a time of 56.03. Abby Chin added points in the B-final with a 56.29.
 
Lucy Kramer was sixth in the 100-breast with a time of 1:06.33. Tanja Kylliainen scored in the B-final with a 1:09.15.
 
The Cards were sixth in the 800-free relay. The team of Eszter Povazsay (1:52.79), Abby Chin (1:52.42), Victoria Mitchell (1:54.30) and Johanna Cowley (1:54.17) posted a time of 7:33.68.
 
Action continues on Saturday afternoon in Dallas.
 

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