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Tigers Qualify Ten for Saturday Finals at Auburn Invitational

by Haylee Knight | Communications Student Assistant
Tigers Qualify Ten for Saturday Finals at Auburn Invitational

AUBURN, ALA. – The LSU Swimming Team completed day two’s prelims session of the Auburn Invitational resulting in ten Tigers qualifying for finals tonight.  The Tigers will be back in action tonight at 5:30 p.m. CT to take part in Saturday’s Finals. 


200-Yard Freestyle

For the women, Kylie Bennett and Johannah Cangelosi qualified for the ‘C’ Final placing 21st and 22nd with times of 1:54.20 and 1:54.28.  On the men’s side, Thomas Roark earned his spot in the ‘A’ final placing 6th with a time of 1:39.29.  Braden Nyboer touched the wall 18th with a time of 1:42.79 qualifying for the ‘C’ final.  

100-Yard Breaststroke

Two Tigers qualified for the ‘A’ final, Emily Pye touched the wall third with a time of 1:03.80 and Maddie Clifton finished eighth with a time of 1:05. 53.  Ellen Pack finished ninth with a time of 1:05.59 earning her spot in the ‘B’ final. Isabella Buttaci also made the ‘B’ Final touching 15th with a time of 1:09.09.  Abigail Baumgartner placed 17th making the ‘C’ Final with her time of 1:10.35.

100-Yard Backstroke 

Katie Smith qualified for the ‘A’ Final, touching eighth with a time of 56.27.  Johannah Cangelosi touched 19th with a time of 58.56, making the ‘C’ Final.


Women’s 200-Yard Freestyle

21. Kylie Bennett – 1:54.20

22. Johannah Cangelosi – 1:54.28

Men’s 200-Yard Freestyle 

6. Thomas Roark – 1:39.29

18. Braden Nyboer – 1:42.79

Women’s 100-Yard Breaststroke 

3. Emily Pye – 1:03.80

8. Maddie Clifton – 1:05.53

9. Ellen Pack – 1:05.59

15. Isabella Buttaci – 1:09.09

17. Abigail Baumgartner – 1:10.35

Women’s 100-Yard Backstroke 

8. Katie Smith – 56.27

19. Johannah Cangelosi – 58.56


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