Grana, Theall Lead Texas A&M Women To Road Victory Over Rice

Texas A&M vs Rice (Women)

  • November 28, 2023
  • Houston, Texas
  • SCY (25 yards)
  • Results

Courtesy: Indiana Athletics

HOUSTON  — The Texas A&M women’s swimming team took down Rice, 171-91, at the Rice Competition Pool Tuesday afternoon in their final dual meet of the fall.

The 200 medley relay team of Miranda GranaBobbi KennettOlivia Theall and Chloe Stepanek posted a time of 1:41.65 to start the day with a first-place finish, as the Aggies went on to clock the fastest time in 11 of the 14 events and secure the top three spots in the 1000 free, 200 breast and both backstroke events.

Grana and Theall helped lead the way individually as Grana again touched the wall first in both the 100 back (55.53) and 200 back (2:01.43), while Theall swept the butterfly events going 54.42 in the 100 and 2:00.15 in the 200.

The Maroon & White will return to action in the new year, returning to Houston to take on the Cougars Thursday, Jan. 11, before heading up to Fort Worth, Texas, to face TCU on Friday, Jan. 12.

Courtesy: Rice Athletics

In Brief:  The Owls swept the podium in the 500-yard freestyle and took home titles in the 200-yard freestyle relay and 100-yard freestyle on Tuesday in a dual meet against Texas A&M at the Rice Competition Pool. The Aggies entered the contest ranked 11th in the nation in the latest CSCAA rankings.

The Details: Rice’s top showing of the day came in the 500-yard freestyle where junior Amelia Kane placed first with a time of 5:00.44. Kane was followed closely by senior Elizabeth Myers in second place with a time of 5:03.70. Graduate senior Shannon Campbell completed the Owls’ sweep of the podium with a third-place finish and a time of 5:04.30. Senior Imogen Meers claimed Rice’s last individual title of the day, winning the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 51.92. The Owls capped the dual meet by winning the 200-yard freestyle relay, as the quartet of Meers, Myers, junior Arielle Hayon and freshman Ussishkin placed first with a time of 1:35.66. Rice finished with 91 team points as Texas A&M recorded 171 points to win the dual meet.

Up Next: Rice is set to compete at the CSCAA Open Water Championship in Miami, Florida, on Dec. 17, 2023.

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