UNLV Men And Women Take Third At Winter Invite

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December 05th, 2016 College, NCAA Division I Mid-Major

Meet Stats

  • Complete results
  • Hosted by UNLV
  • December 1-3
  • Score
    • Women:
      • University of Nevada, Reno 890
      • University of the Pacific 834
      • University of Nevada Las Vegas 679
      • Fresno Pacific University 574
      • California Baptist University 525
    • Men:
      • University of the Pacific 1082
      • California Baptist University 818
      • University of Nevada Las Vegas 741
      • Fresno Pacific University 677

Press Release

Courtesy of UNLV Athletics

UNLV swimming and diving closes out the three-day UNLV Winter Invite meet with a third-place finish with women holding 679 points and men posting 741 points, respectively. Nevada, Reno women took first with 890 points and Pacific on the men’s side with 1082 points.

In the night’s first individual event, Josefine Hippi earned a fifth-place finish in the 1650 free with a time of 17:21.39. Ethan Klein earned a second-place finish with a time of 16:07.36.

Three of the Rebel women finished top eight in the women’s 100 IM. Ida Schutt (57.51) posting a third-place finish. Sophia Carnevale (58.48) was sixth and Goezde Tekin (59.45) seventh. Two of the Rebel men finished in the top eight of the same event with Tom Paco-Pedroni posting a runner-up finish with a time of 50:45. Francois Van Wynsberghe finishes seventh with a time of 52.42.

Junior Kyndal Phillips took a third-place finish in the women’s 200 back with a time of 1:59.86. In the men’s race, Forrest Beesley earned a second-place finish with a time of 1:49.84 and JP Piotrowski in fourth-place with a time of 1:52.07.

The night’s first Rebel win came from Paco-Pedroni in the 100 free touching the wall in 43.21. Or Sabatier finished in 44.98 to post a fifth-place mark. Schutt was the top finisher for the women with a time of 52.08.

UNLV went third and fourth in the women’s 200 breast with Carnevale finishing 2:15.96 and Kristina Hendrick with a time of 2:17.76. Van Wynsberghe posted a seventh place finish of 2:04.23 for the men.

The Rebels tacked on two more wins of the night with Kimberly Hendrick touching the wall in 2:02.35 for the 200 fly. Tekin also finished in the top eight with a time of 2:07.63. Avi Cohen touches the wall first for the men with a time of 1:49.06. Christopher Havton earned a sixth-place finish with a time of 1:52.53.

The night closed out on a 400 free relay. Carnevale, Phillips, Henrick, and Schutt finished fourth in 3:24.95.

There was no diving action taken place on day three of the event. The Rebels will be back in action in the new year taking on Grand Canyon and Cal Baptist on January 7.

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