While the lead swung back and forth, FIU’s diving group bailed them out heading into the 400 free relay, and they took number seven.
Maha Gouda’s victory on 1-meter and Lamija Medosovic leading a 2-3-4 FIU finish in the 100 back earned FIU a narrow 4-point lead over Rice going into day 3.
Houston fourth-year Ioanna Sacha had a standout performance on Senior Day, winning three individual events while swimming on the victorious 200 medley relay.
Rice senior Ellery Parish won two events as the Owls topped the SMU Mustangs 155-106 on the road.
USA Swimming has elected new members to its Athletic Executive Committee, as well as two new members to its Board of Directors for this year.
Notably, Nocentini’s time ties what it took to earn an invite to NCAAs last year.
A slew of meet records went down again on day 2, keeping with the pace of this now increasingly attended meet.
IU broke the meet and pool records in the men’s 400 medley relay with their winning time of 3:10.13.
In an action-packed final day of competition at C-USAs, FIU hung on to win the team title over Rice, thanks to 4 event wins on the day.
FIU did get a swimming win tonight, as well, with Naomi Ruele posting a 22.15 to win in dominant fashion. That time is overwhelmingly likely to earn Ruele an invite to the NCAAs in a few weeks.
Rice and defending champions FIU are tied atop the standings after day 1 of the 2019 Conference USA Championship meet.
Rice delivered sound and solid marks in Houston on Saturday that were enough to improve some spots in seeding the heats at the C-USA Championships.
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Anna Hopkin provided field-best relay legs and won twice to lead Arkansas to victories.
The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team posted 1, 058 points on the final day of action at the Phill Hansel Invitational, for a total of 1, 727 points and its third consecutive win at the Cougars signature home event.