Louisville Invite: Marcelo Acosta 14:47.79 in the 1650 Free

LOUISVILLE INVITATIONAL STATS

  • Live results
  • Hosted by Louisville (Louisville, KY)
  • November 18th-20th, 2016
  • 25 yards, invitational format
  • Women’s Scores:
    1) University of Louisville – 2309
    2) Florida International University – 1588
    3) Ohio University – 1081
    4) Southern Illinois University – 993
    5) Illinois State University – 750
    6) Wright State University – 459
  • Men’s Scores:
    1) University of Louisville – 2543
    2) Southern Illinois University – 1511.5
    3) Wright State University – 1232.5

RECAP

Women’s Highlights:

  • Florida International’s Kyna Pereira won the 1650 free (16:26.04) for one of the few events not won by a Cardinal swimmer.
  • For Louisville, sophomore Alina Kendzior won the 200 back in 1:53.61, freshman Casey Fanz won the 100 free (49.23) and Abbie Houck won the 200 fly (1:56.82).
  • Breaststroke ace Andee Cottrell continued to look sharp, winning the 200 breast in 2:08.25, less than a second away from the A-cut standard.
  • In the 400 free relay, the Cardinals did register another NCAA automatic qualifying time in 3:14.23. Mallory Comerford (47.59) and Fanz (47.60) both split sub 48-second legs.

Men’s Highlights:

  • Sophomore Marcelo Acosta won the mile by nearly 26 seconds over teammate Jake Schultz. Acosta’s time of 14:47.79 is good enough for second in the NCAA behind only NC State’s Anton Ipsen (14:39.63).
  • Senior Cardinal Aaron Greene won the 200 back by nearly 5 seconds with a 1:43.30.
  • Other individual wins from the Louisville men came at the hands of freshmen Andrej Barna in the 100 free (44.01) and Etay Gurevich in the 200 fly (1:44.49).
  • Louisville’s Carlo Claverie blasted a 1:53.32 in the 200 breast, which puts him less than four-tenths of a second shy of the A-cut time.
  • The Cardinals ended the meet on a high note in the 400 free relay. Their time of 2:52.14 is currently ranked third in the NCAA behind SEC teams Alabama and Florida. Three out of four swimmers went under 43 seconds—Matthias Lindenbauer (42.96), Grigory Tarasevich (42.80) and Trevor Carroll (42.95).

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