LSU Gold

Tigers Notch Five Top-Eight Finishes On Day Two of Auburn Invitational

by Haylee Knight | Communications Student Assistant
Tigers Notch Five Top-Eight Finishes On Day Two of Auburn Invitational

AUBURN, ALA. – The LSU Swimming Team completed day two of the Auburn Invitational on a day highlighted by multiple career best times and five top-eight finishes.  The Tigers will be back in action Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. CT to take part in Sunday’s Prelims to conclude the invitational.


200-Yard Freestyle 

On the women’s side, Kylie Bennett touched the wall 13th with a career best time of 1:53.39.  Johannah Cangelosi finished 16th in a time of 1:54.62.  For the men, Thomas Roark touched sixth in the ‘A’ Final with a time of 1:39.03.  Braden Nyboer finished 14th with a time of 1:42.99.

100-Yard Breaststroke

Maddie Clifton touched the wall fourth with a career best time of 1:03.42.  Ellen Pack and Emily Pye finished sixth and seventh with times of 1:04.29 and 1:04.42.  Isabella Buttaci and Abigail Baumgartner touched 12th and 14th with times of 1:08.16 and 1:09.72.

100-Yard Backstroke 

Katie Smith touched the wall fifth with a time of 56.04. Cangelosi finished 15th with a time of 59.30.  


Women’s 200-Yard Freestyle

13. Kylie Bennett – 1:53.39 

16. Johannah Cangelosi – 1:54.62

Men’s 200-Yard Freestyle 

6. Thomas Roark – 1:39.03

14. Braden Nyboer -1:42.99

Women’s 100-Yard Breaststroke 

4. Maddie Clifton – 1:03.42

6. Ellen Pack – 1:04.29

7. Emily Pye – 1:04.29

12. Isabella Buttaci – 1:08.16

14. Abigail Baumgartner – 1:08.16

Women’s 100-Yard Backstroke 

5. Katie Smith – 56.04

15. Johannah Cangelosi – 59.30


For more information and updates on LSU Swimming and Diving please visit, ‘like’ us on Facebook at LSU Swimming and Diving or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @LSUSwimDive.