The Panthers are now the first team to win 6 consecutive C-USA titles, and their score of 1044.5 is the highest score of any C-USA team champion.
Notably, Nocentini’s time ties what it took to earn an invite to NCAAs last year.
The FIU swim and dive team wrapped up the weekend against two Power-5 opponents on a perfect 2-0 note, improving to 4-3 on the season.
The FIU women took down in-state rival Miami on Saturday, winning 10 of 16 events to earn their first meet victory of the season.
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.
Marie-Claire Schillinger won the 100 breast, posting a 59.68.
Rice and defending champions FIU are tied atop the standings after day 1 of the 2019 Conference USA Championship meet.
It was a day of victories for Florida International who dominated from the pool and the springboard in wins over NOVA Southeastern and Indian River.
The Florida Gulf Coast women and Army West Point men won the 2018 TYR Fall Classic at Florida International University this weekend.