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.
Florida International emerged victorious in a crosstown dual with Miami as both schools recognized their senior athletes.
Panther freshman Mandy Song won the 1 meter diving tonight, after taking the 3 meter title last night.
Notably, Nocentini’s time ties what it took to earn an invite to NCAAs last year.
Five time defending C-USA champions Florida International University won both relays on the opening night of the 2020 Conference USA Champs.
Louisville is currently holding substantial leads in the team battles, with host Purdue sitting 2nd in both.
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 Rice swim team completed a three-meet sweep by defeating Conference USA rival Florida International and American Athletic foe Tulane on Saturday.
After a stellar opening weekend to the season, FIU’s Maha Gouda and Lamija Medosevic were named Conference USA Athletes of the Week.
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.
Her 100 back time yesterday came just three tenths from her mid-season, suited time from last season’s Georgia Tech Invitational.