Louisville Cardinals Looks Strong on Day One of Home Invite

LOUISVILLE INVITATIONAL STATS

  • Live results
  • Hosted by Louisville (Louisville, KY)
  • November 18th-20th, 2016
  • 25 yards, invitational format
  • Day One Events:
    • 200 free relay
    • 500 free
    • 200 IM
    • 50 free
    • Men’s 1-meter diving
    • Women’s 3-meter diving
    • 400 medley relay
  • Women’s Scores:
    1) University of Louisville: 654.0
    2) Florida International University: 477.0
    3) Ohio University: 275.0
    4) Southern Illinois University: 245.0
    5) Illinois State University: 158.0
    6) Wright State University: 132.0
  • Men’s Scores:
    1) University of Louisville: 829.0
    2) Southern Illinois University: 398.5
    3) Wright State University: 319.5

RECAP

Women’s Highlights:

  • Louisville won the 200 free relay with two freshmen in the lineup, and Mallory Comerford had the fastest split in the field with a 21.68.
  • Louisville’s Abbie Houck won the 500 free (4:42.41).
  • In the 200 IM, the Cardinals placed first through fifth. Rachael Bradford-Feldman won the event in 1:58.29.
  • Florida International grabbed the top two spots in the 50 free. Naomi Ruele (22.44) was first, and Letiz Bertelli was second in 22.66.
  • Senior Andrea Acquista for Louisville won the 3-meter springboard by more than 60 points.
  • Louisville won the 400 medley relay by more than 8 seconds with an A-cut time of 3:32.43.

Men’s Highlights:

  • The Louisville men won every single swimming event on Day One of competition.
  • Cardinal sophomore Marcelo Acosta won the 500 free in 4:18.01.
  • Louisville had three swimmers go sub-1:46 in the 200 IM—Carlo Claverie (1:45.36), Etay Gurevich (1:45.47) and Jonathan Zoucha (1:45.66).
  • Louisville freshmen went 1-2 in the 50 free. Mark Chernov won in 19.80, and Andrej Barna was second by two one-hundredths in 19.82.
  • Diver Mitchell Godar from Wright State prevented the Louisville sweep, winning the 1-meter springboard with a score of 313.95.
  • Louisville’s 400 medley relay won by more than 11 seconds. Claverie’s breaststroke split was 52.30.

The lineup for Day Two of competition will include the 200 medley relay, 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 800 free relay, women’s 1-meter diving and men’s 3-meter diving.

 

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