Florida rising senior Talia Bates won all six events she swam and posted a lifetime best 50 free time of25.66, taking .07 off her previous best from 2018.
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.
The University of Florida 9th-straight SEC Championship in men’s swimming & diving highlighted a wild night around the country in college swimming.
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.
Cleveland State’s Dominic Poletta dropped over half a second in the 50 fly at this meet, winning the race in 21.14. He returned to win the 50 free.
Villanova women’s team captured their seventh straight Big East Swimming and Diving conference title over the past weekend
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.
Five time defending C-USA champions Florida International University won both relays on the opening night of the 2020 Conference USA Champs.
The FIU Panthers celebrated senior day with a win over in-state rival FAU. Stephanie Hussey put on a strong performance, winning 3 races individually.
The Rice swim team completed a three-meet sweep by defeating Conference USA rival Florida International and American Athletic foe Tulane on Saturday.
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.
Miami, Florida’s Emily Cordovi has committed to swim for FIU beginning in the 2019-20 school year.
Marie-Claire Schillinger won the 100 breast, posting a 59.68.