Sarah Gibson Wins Five Individual Titles at Art Adamson Invitational

ART ADAMSON INVITATIONAL STATS

  • Live results
  • Hosted by Texas A&M (Mansfield, Texas)
  • November 17th-19th, 2016
  • 25 yards, invite format
  • Participating Teams: Texas A&M, SMU, TCU, Arizona State, LSU, Incarnate Word and Boise State (women only)
  • Day Three Events:
    • 1650 free
    • 200 back
    • 100 free
    • 200 breast
    • 200 fly
    • 400 free relay
  • Women’s Final Scores:
    1. Texas A&M (1404.5)
    2. LSU (687)
    3. Boise State (522.5)
    4. Arizona State (390)
    5. Southern Methodist (359)
    6. Texas Christian (162)
    7. University of Incarnate Word (38)
  • Men’s Final Scores:
    1. Arizona State (969.5)
    2. Texas A&M (917.5)
    3. LSU (912)
    4. Texas Christian (352)
    5. University of Incarnate Word (212)
    6. Southern Methodist (186)

RECAP

Women’s Highlights:

  • Texas A&M’s Sycerika McMahon won the 1650 free in 16:17.95.
  • Matea Samardzic from Southern Methodist won the 200 back in 1:53.54, which was one of the exceedingly few women’s events not won by the Aggies.
  • Sarah Gibson from Texas A&M picked up her fourth individual win of the meet, winning the 100 free (48.52).
  • The Aggies were perhaps most impressive in the 200 breast. They took the top 5 spots with all five of those swimmers going under 2:11. Senior Ashley McGregor won the event in an A-cut time of 2:07.16.
  • Gibson proved to be the swimmer of the meet, taking her fifth individual title in the 200 fly (1:54.59). Bethany Galat had a strong swim for second place, just after touching third in the 200 breast, finishing in 1:55.67.
  • The Aggie women finished with a win in the 400 free relay, and more than doubled the team score of second place LSU.

Men’s Highlights:

  • LSU’s Sven Saemundsson won his second event of the invitational, taking the 1650 free in 15:05.24.
  • Arizona State senior Richard Bohus won the 200 back in 1:41.34, and had two freshmen, Barkley Perry and Zachary Poti, finish second and fourth, respectively.
  • Cory Bolleter from Texas A&M had just enough to hold off another Arizona State freshman, Cameron Craig, in the 100 free. Bolleter won by four one-hundredths—43.40 to 43.44.
  • Texas A&M also took the men’s 200 breast, swimming within a second of the A-cut was Junior Mauro Castillo, who swam 1:53.84.
  • Arizona State finished the meet with a win in the 400 free relay, and scored enough points on Day Three to leapfrog both LSU and Texas A&M for the team title.

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OldArmy

The A&M women look deep. If I counted correctly, they had 20 swimmers swim at least one NCAA B-Cut at this meet alone.

Frank Wilson

ASU men won the 400 Medley Relay with an “A” cut time of 3:07.20 which is the fastest college time to date according to College Swimming

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