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.
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.
Eight meet records, two CSCAA records, and one pool record were set on the final night of the 2018 CSCAA National Invitational.
Liza Baykova of New Hampshire won her second event of the meet in the women’s 100 breast, lowering the meet record.
The Eagles sped to a victory in the final event, sealing their victory in the meet.
FIU took the top spot in 10 of 16 events to defeat Nova Southeastern 154-108 Saturday on Senior Day in women’s collegiate swimming at the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Center.
Utah won 6 of 8 shootout events, as well as 15 of 18 regular events en route to a 1st place finish in men’s scoring and 2nd in women’s.
FIU ran away with the FIU Fall Classic by outlasting a charging Buffalo team for the 41-point victory in the first multi-team event of 2017 and the first such classic hosted by the Panthers.
The FIU swimming and diving program took first in nine of the 16 events and opened the season with a lopsided 164.5-115.5 victory over visiting Miami (Fla.) Saturday at the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Center.
FIU is bringing two more outstanding international athletes to their roster this fall with the addition of Stephanie Hussey (Quebec) and Sara Gyertyanffy (Italy.)