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