SMU Set To Host The 24th Annual SMU Classic

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October 10th, 2017 AAC, College

Press Release courtesy of SMU Athletics.

The SMU women’s swimming and diving team hosts the 24th annual SMU Classic at the Westside Aquatic Center in Lewisville, Texas, Friday and Saturday at 6:30 p.m. CTeach evening. Live stats will be available at SMUMustangs.com and on the Meet Mobile App. Diving results can be found on divemeets.com.

The SMU Classic continues to be one of the premier women’s swimming and diving events in the country each season, welcoming teams who finished in the NCAA top 10 the previous season, as well as those ranked in this year’s preseason Top 25. The Classic is hosted annually by the Mustangs and has featured top competition dating back to 1994. The Ponies have won the event seven times, with swimmers taking home seven high-point awards and divers earning five. The 2017 edition is a repeat of the 2016 field, with all six teams returning for action.

2017 NCAA Finish   2017-18 Ranking 2016 Classic Finish
Louisville 6th 9th 2nd
Miami T39th 6th
Michigan 11th 6th 1st
UCLA 20th 21st 4th
USC 9th T7th 3rd

The SMU Classic features 8 swimmers and 1 diver from each competing school. Swimmers may swim 3 events per day, one of which must be a relay. Each team will enter 1 swimmer per heat (Consolation & Championship), while relays will only have a Championship heat. Diving events will consist of 6 optional dives on 1m and 3m boards.

Representing The Mustangs

Matea Samardzic
100 back, 200 back
200 IM, 400 IM
Kathleen Charron
200 breast, 200 fly
El Yellin
200 free, 500 free
Agata Magner
100 breast, 200 back
200 IM, 400 IM
Erin Trahan
100 fly, 200 fly
100 breast, 200 breast
Katie Crown
1 meter, 3 meter
Felicity Passon
50 free, 100 free
100 fly
Sam Smith
50 free, 100 free
100 back
Lauren Thompson
200 free, 500 free
400 medley relay: Samardzic, Trahan, Passon, Smith
800 free relay: Yellin, Thompson, Charron, Magner
200 medley relay: Samardzic, Trahan, Passon, Smith
200 free relay: Passon, Smith, Thompson, Yellin

Event Schedule

Friday
400 medley relay
400 IM
200 free
50 free
1 meter
100 fly
100 back
100 breast
800 free relay
Saturday
200 medley relay
500 free
200 breast
200 back
3 meter
100 free
200 fly
200 IM
200 free relay

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