Feehery, Freri Set School Records As SMU Sweeps TCU

by SwimSwam 1

December 05th, 2022 AAC, Big 12, College, News, Previews & Recaps


  • Friday, Dec. 2, 2022
  • Dallas, Tex.
  • SCY (25 yards)
  • Results
  • Team Scores
    • Women: SMU 158.5, TCU 139.5
    • Men: SMU 207, TCU 93

Courtesy: SMU Athletics

DALLAS (SMU) – The SMU women’s swimming and diving team won 11 events in a 158.5-139.5 win over Metroplex rival TCU at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium on Friday night.

Lucrezia Napoletano picked up three victories on the evening, taking the 200-yard freestyle in 1:48.04 and the 100-yard freestyle in 49.66, and tying for the win in the 50-yard freestyle at 23.09. Johanna Gudmundsdottir completed the 1-2 finish for the Mustangs in the 100 free at 50.21, and joined her in the top three of the 50, turning in a 23.27 for third.

Nicole Stambo swept diving action, taking the top spot on 1 meter with an NCAA Zone score of 268.95 and leading the field on 3 meter with a six-round 267.90.

Jimena Leguizamon Leal led Mustang backstrokers with a win in the 200-yard distance (1:58.55) and a runner-up finish in the 100 (54.94).

In butterfly action, Valentina Becerra won the 100 distance, staying under the NCAA B cut at 53.50. She was also second in the 200 at 2:02.47. Maxine Parkinson won the 200, covering the distance in 2:01.13 and was second in the 100 at 54.43.

Jenna Watson picked up the win in the 200-yard breaststroke in a career-best 2:15.41 with Ashley Lugbill finishing third in 2:17.34. The 100 breast saw Maddy Lewis (1:03.17) finish second and Lugbill (1:04.12) third.

Watson (2:02.64) and Parkinson (2:02.83) came back in the 200-yard individual medley combining for the 1-2 finish to keep the Mustangs ahead in the team score going into the final relay. The time for Parkinson was a career best.

Napoletano, Indra VandenbusscheTiffanie Ruan and Gudmundsdottir secured the victory with a win in the closing 400-yard freestyle relay, clocking in at 3:20.33.

The Mustangs opened the evening with a runner-up finish in the 200-yard medley relay as Leguizamon Leal, Lewis, Becerra and Gudmundsdottir combined for a season-best 1:40.53.

Frederica Kizek was SMU’s highest finisher in the 1,000-yard freestyle, placing third in a time of 10:09.89, while Annabelle Corcoran finished fourth in the 500-yard freestyle at 5:01.67.

Up next, select Mustangs will compete at CSCAA Open Water Nationals Dec. 18, and divers head to the Georgia Diving Invite Jan. 3-5. SMU returns to the pool as a team Jan. 13-14 when it hosts Tulane, UNT and Rice.

DALLAS (SMU)– The (RV) SMU men’s swimming and diving team defeated Metroplex rival TCU, 207-93, Friday night at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium.

SMU opened the meet with a first-place finish in the 200 medley relay with Cole BrunsLance ButlerRiley Hill and Justin Baker combining for a 1:26.00.

Colin FeeherySage Sungail and Jack Forrest claimed the top three spots in the 200 freestyle. Feehery became SMU’s fastest all-time performer in the event with a time of 1:34.48 and earned an NCAA B Cut. Sungail swam a time of 1:36.27 and Forrest touched the wall at 1:38.83.

Feehery earned his second NCAA B Standard of the night in the 200 breast after touching the wall at 1:54.75. Angus Corbeau posted a career-best time of 1:56.21 for a runner-up finish and an NCAA B Mark.

Corbeau won the 200 IM and achieved his second B Standard of the night with a career-best time of 1:45.47. Feehery (1:47.46) and Cotton Fields (1:47.65) finished 2-3 in the race.

Dominic Hoefer took the top spot on 3 meter with a six-round NCAA Zone score of 350.93, on 1 meter, he claimed first place with a 315.68 Zone score. Teammate Peter Smithson posted a Zone-qualifying 337.58 to finish second on 3 meter.

Baker, Butler and Bruns claimed the top three spots in the 50 freestyle. Baker achieved an NCAA B Cut with a time of 19.82. Butler (19.85) was the runner-up and Bruns’ 19.94 was good for a third place finish. Additionally, Butler and Bruns finished back-to-back in the 100 free. Butler (43.64) checked in second and Bruns touched the wall at 43.66.

Fields earned an NCAA B Standard in the 200 fly after swimming a 1:44.59. Ryan Peckham placed second (1:48.28) and Ryan Aroesty touched the wall at 1:48.54 to earn third place.

Fields earned his second B Standard of the night in the 200 backstroke (1:44.72). Tyler Barfield claimed third place with a time of 1:46.66.

In the 100 fly, Russell Exum covered the distance in 47.08 to earn an NCAA B Cut. Jack Easton swam a time of 48.43 in the same event.

Exum and Joshua Miller earned a 2-3 finish in the 1000 freestyle. Exum touched the wall at 9:15.33 and Miller swam a career-best time of 9:24.90.

In the 500 freestyle, Sungail covered the distance in 4:25.73 to earn a runner-up finish and Davis Edwards time of 4:28.39 placed third.

Sungail, Hill, Evan McCormick and Feehery earned first place in the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 2:54.98 to close out the night for the Mustangs.

Up Next
Mustang divers are back in action at the Georgia Diving Invite Jan. 3-5. SMU swimmers compete at Boston College on Jan. 4.

Courtesy: TCU Athletics

DALLAS — TCU Swim and Dive competed in their final dual meet of 2022 at SMU on Friday falling just short to the Mustangs at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr McMillon Natatorium.

Another day another record was broken by the sophomore. This time, Freri broke a record, he previously held in the 1000-yard freestyle. He touched the wall in just 9:06.34 to win the event. Freri continued his dominance in the 500 freestyle, winning his second event of the day.

Other Frogs swam top times as well. First, freshman Edgar Cicanci earned his first B-cut of the season in the 200 back with a time of 1:44.61, winning the event.

The women’s team fell just short of the Mustangs in a match-deciding last race. The Frogs had some strong performances in each event.

The women’s team got started in the first event of the evening reigning victorious by way of the 200 medley relay. Rylee MooreClaire ChahbandourJeanne Dahmen and Olivia Rhodes clocked in at 1:40.34 finishing first.


Individually, Moore and Chahbandour won their events in the 100 backstroke and the 100 breaststroke respectively.

In the women’s 500 freestyle the Frogs finished one, two and three with Kara ChurchJordan Edwards, and Abigail Meder taking over the podium. Edwards and Church continued their winning ways placing first and second respectively in the 1000 freestyle.

On the men’s side, Jadon Wuillez swam his way to a first-place finish in the men’s 100 breaststroke.

The dive team finished the meet with two Zone cuts in the 1-meter with both Max Burman (311.40) and Anna Kwong (268.80).

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1 month ago

Rank those boys #ponyexpress