Swimmers Second After Day 1 At C-USA Meet

Feb. 21, 2018

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Recap by: John Sullivan, Rice Athletics (jsully@rice.edu)

ATLANTA - The Rice swim team is in second place after the first day of action at the annual Conference USA Championships held Wednesday night in Atlanta, Ga.

After the meet's only two events held Wednesday, the Owl swimmers are second in the six team C-USA field with 68 points. Florida International leads with 80 points. Marshall is third with 64 points and North Texas is fourth (60 points). Old Dominion and Florida Atlantic are tied for fifth with 54 points.

The Rice foursome of Kaitlyn Swinney, Marie-Claire Schillinger, Brittany Bui and Lauren Rhodes placed second in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:39.56. The mark was the team’s best of the year and the fourth-fastest time in school history.

The Owl team of Alicia Caldwell, Ellery Parish, Hanna Huston and Lindsay Mathys also registered its best time of the season, and the fourth-best in school history, to take second in the 800-free relay with a 7:12.73. On her opening 200 leg of the event, Caldwell swam a collegiate-best 1:47.15 that is the third-fastest individual time in program history.

The C-USA Championships continue in Atlanta through Saturday with two sessions each day. Preliminaries races are at 9:30 am and event finals begin at 5 pm (Central Time). Day two finals will be streamed live on ESPN3 and on the WatchESPN app. For more information about the event, check out the C-USA Swimming and Diving Championship central page with live results, streaming info and more.

The meet's full results are at the above link. The remaining meet schedule is as follows:

Thursday, February 22 (Day 2 Trials) - 9:30 am
    500-yd Freestyle
    200-yd Individual Medley
    50-yd Freestyle
    3-m Diving - Prelims
 
Thursday, February 22 (Day 2 Finals) - 5:00 pm    
    500-yd Freestyle - C Final
    500-yd Freestyle - Consol Final
    500-yd Freestyle - Champ Final
    200-yd Indiv Medley - C Final
    200-yd Indiv Medley - Consol Final
    200-yd Indiv Medley - Champ Final
    50-yd Freestyle - C Final
    50-yd Freestyle - Consol Final
    50-yd Freestyle - Champ Final
    3-m Diving - Final
    200-yd Freestyle Relay - B Final
    200-yd Freestyle Relay - Champ Final
 
Friday, February 23 (Day 3 Trials) - 9:30 am
    400-yd Indiv Medley
    100-yd Butterfly
    200-yd Freestyle
    100-yd Breaststroke
    100-yd Backstroke
    1-m Diving - Prelims
          
Friday, February 23 (Day 3 Finals) - 5:00 pm
    400-yd Indiv Medley - C Final
    400-yd Indiv Medley - Consol Final
    400-yd Indiv Medley - Champ Final
    100-yd Butterfly - C Final
    100-yd Butterfly - Consol Final
    100-yd Butterfly - Champ Final
    200-yd Freestyle - C Final
    200-yd Freestyle - Consol Final
    200-yd Freestyle - Champ Final
    100-yd Breaststroke - C Final
    100-yd Breaststroke - Consol Final
    100-yd Breaststroke - Champ Final
    100-yd Backstroke - C Final
    100-yd Backstroke - Consol Final
    100-yd Backstroke - Champ Final
    1-m Diving - Final
    400-yd Medley Relay - B Final
    400-yd Medley Relay - Champ Final
 
Saturday, February 24 (Day 4 Trials) - 9:30 am
    200-yd Backstroke
    100-yd Freestyle
    200-yd Breaststroke
    200-yd Butterfly
    Platform Diving - Prelims
2:00 pm    1650-yd Freestyle
 
Saturday, February 24 (Day 4 Finals) - 6:00 pm
    1650-yd Freestyle - Final (Last heat timed final)
    1650-yd Free - (M) Final
    200-yd Backstroke - C Final
    200-yd Backstroke - Consol Final
    200-yd Backstroke - Champ Final
    100-yd Freestyle - C Final
    100-yd Freestyle - Consol Final
    100-yd Freestyle - Champ Final
    200-yd Breaststroke - C Final
    200-yd Breaststroke - Consol Final
    200-yd Breaststroke - Champ Final
    200-yd Butterfly - C Final
    200-yd Butterfly - Consol Final
    200-yd Butterfly - Champ Final
    Platform Diving - Final
    400-yd Freestyle Relay - B Final
    400-yd Freestyle Relay - Champ Final


 

 

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