FGCU Leads Rutgers After Day One of Dual Meet

FGCU vs. Rutgers

After one day of swimming between the women-only teams of Florida Gulf Coast University and Rutgers University, FGCU leads 101-66.

FGCU won six of Friday’s nine events, starting with a 1-3 finish in the 200 medley relay. The team of Doris Eichhorn, Petra Halmai, Gracie Redding, and Hannah Burdge took first, going 1:44.98, handily ahead of Rutgers‘ 1:46.44.

Rutgers sophomore Alex Fabugais-Inaba took first in the 1650 with a 17:33.98, followed by FGCU sophomore Liz Zeiger in 17:38.05. Fabugais-Inaba also won the 200 free in 1:52.35, followed by Hannah Burge in 1:53.28.

Rutgers‘ other wins for the day came from Francesca Stoppa in the 200 fly (2:01.48), where she bested FGCU‘s Christina Elmgreen, who went 2:01.60.

As for other FGCU individual wins, Gracie Redding topped the 50 free in 23.62, Doris Eichhorn won the 100 back in 56.63, and Petra Halmai won both the 200 IM in 2:05.76 and the 200 breast in 2:19.76

FGCU closed the first session by topping the 400 free relay with the team of Yee Ching Wong, Gracie Redding, Rebecca Moynihan, and Hannah Burdge, who went 3:26.67 to best Rutgers‘ second-place 3:29.93.

Day two will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

 

 

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About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majors in Media Studies and American Studies at Claremont McKenna College. When she's not writing about swimming or baseball, you can probably find her listening to a podcast or in a pool ... and/or watching Seinfeld, which she just realized is funny.

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