Missouri State won their 4th-straight Missouri Valley Conference title tonight, finishing ahead of runner-up Southern Illinois by over 200 points.
Lucia Romero, who has been having an excellent meet for the Salukis, swam a 53.41 to win the 100 back as the only swimmer in the field to break 54 seconds.
Illinois State had their strongest showing in the 200 IM, where they had 4 swimmers in the A final.
Missouri State leads the MVC through the first day of competition, taking the 800 free relay, and finishing in a close 2nd in the 200 medley relay
In a two-day meet the UIndy women came out 2-0 with five broken records, beating Missouri State 187.5-179.5 and Indiana State 195-173.
Missouri State has been unanimously selected by the league coaches as the favorite to win the Missouri Valley Conference women’s swimming and diving title.
Entering as back-to-back Missouri Valley Conference champions, the Missouri State women’s swimming and diving team will look to take the crown yet again at the 2019 MVC Championship, hosted by the Bears at the Mizzou Aquatic Center in Columbia, Mo. from Feb. 20-23.
On a night when the 50 free was in contention, it was the 500 free that wound up with the smallest margin of victory for the eventual winner.
Freshman Liberty Howell had an impressive anchor leg for the Missouri State 800 free relay.
Eight student-athletes came away with individual victories in the Missouri State swimming and diving team’s win over the Drury Panthers, Friday night at Hammons Student Center.
After a promising opening weekend, the Missouri State swimming and diving team returns home to Hammons Student Center on Saturday, Oct. 7, to play host to conference foe Southern Illinois in a dual slated for 11 a.m.
Two MSHSAA Records were rewritten and Lafayette prevailed at the 2017 MSHSAA Championship where the team battle came down to the last relay.
Missouri High School Records in the 200 Medley Relay and the 50 Freestyle were broken at the 2017 MSHSAA Prelim in St Peters.
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