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Tigers Qualify Eight For Sunday Finals at Auburn Invitational

by Haylee Knight | Communications Student Assistant
Tigers Qualify Eight For Sunday Finals at Auburn Invitational

AUBURN, ALA. – The LSU Swimming Team completed day three’s prelims session of the Auburn Invitational qualifying eight for finals tonight. The Tigers will be back in action this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. CT to take part in Sunday’s Finals. 

200-Yard Backstroke 

Katie Smith touched the wall eighth with a time of 2:05.95, securing her spot in the ‘A’ Final.

100-Yard Freestyle

On the women’s side, Johannah Cangelosi finished 23rd, making the ‘C’ Final with a time of 53.30.  For the men, Thomas Roark qualified for the ‘A’ Final finishing fifth with a time of 44.77.

200-Yard Breaststroke

Two Tigers qualified for the ‘A’ Final tonight, Emily Pye and Maddie Clifton finished third and sixth with times of 2:19.33 and 2:20.90.  Ellen Pack, Isabella Buttaci, and Abigail Baumgartner touched 10th, 11th, and 12th with times of 2:29.21, 2:29.51 and 2:30.50.

1650-Yard Freestyle

For the women, Kylie Bennett touched second after swimming a career best time of 17:15.05.  On the men’s side, Braden Nyboer finished seventh with a time of 15:57.72. 


Women’s 200-Yard Backstroke 

8. Katie Smith – 2:05.95

Women’s 100-Yard Freestyle

23. Johannah Cangelosi – 53.30

Men’s 100-Yard Freestyle 

5. Thomas Roark – 44.77

Women’s 200-Yard Breaststroke 

3. Emily Pye – 2:19.33

6. Maddie Clifton – 2:20.90 

10. Ellen Pack – 2:29.21

11. Isabella Buttaci – 2:29.51

12. Abigail Baumgartner – 2:30.50

Women’s 1650-Yard Freestyle 

2. Kylie Bennett – 17:15.05

Men’s 1650-Yard Freestyle 

7. Braden Nyboer – 15.57.72


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