Three Tigers Win on Final Night of Art Adamson Invitational

by Tanner Craft | Communications Student Assistant
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Three Tigers Win on Final Night of Art Adamson Invitational

TEXAS – The LSU Swimming team had three swimmers win their event on the final night of the Art Adamson Invitational in College Station, Texas. The Texas Diving Invitational will continue on Saturday as prelims will begin at 10:30 a.m. CT in Austin, Texas. 

“I am appreciative of the opportunity to compete over the past three days,” said LSU head swim coach Dave Geyer. “We finished off with some great swims that will propel us into the second half of the season. It is business as usual starting next week.”

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To begin the final session, Mason Nyboer won the Men’s 1650-Yard Freestyle with a time of 15:22.94, the fifth fastest time in LSU history. Isak Vikstrom and Braden Nyboer finished in fifth and eighth place with times of 15:31.88 and 15:59.93. For the women, Kylie Bennett finished in sixth place with a time of 17:11.07.

In the Women’s 200-Yard Backstroke, Summer Stanfield took the top spot after swimming the fourth fastest time in school history, a 1:55.62. Also in the ‘A’ Final, Sydney Roycraft, Brittany Thompson, and Alyssa Helak finished in fifth, sixth, and seventh place with times of 1:59.78, 2:00.04, and 2:00.11.

For the men, James Henderson finished in fourth place with a time of 1:47.46. Miguel Velasquez and David Boylan rounded out the trio of Tigers in the ‘A’ Final with sixth and seventh place finishes after touching the wall in 1:50.09 and 1:50.50. In the ‘B’ Final, Michael Foley finished in 10th place with a time of 1:49.63.

Next in the Women’s 100-Yard Freestyle, Katarina Milutinovich and Olivia Taylor finished in second and third place with times of 49.38 and 50.50. Reagan Osborne won the ‘B’ Final with a time of 51.84, and she was followed by Kit Hanley and Sarah Grace Thompson who finished in 10th and 11th with times of 51.94 and 52.24. Brooke Boling finished in 13th place with a time of 53.01 and Johannah Cangelosi finished in 14th place with a time of 53.10.

On the men’s side, Brooks Curry notched his second win of the week after touching the wall in 42.06. Jack Jannasch finished in seventh place with a time of 44.81. In the ‘B’ Final, Emil Hassling finished in ninth place with a time of 45.18.

In the Women’s 200-Yard Breaststroke, Emilie Boll finished in fourth place with a time of 2:18.24. Jadyn Jannasch and Allie McDaid finished in sixth and seventh place with times of 2:18.46 and 2:18.71. Emily Pye finished in 10th place with a time of 2:19.09.

In the Men’s 200-Yard Breaststroke, Luca Pfyffer and Mitch Mason finished in seventh and eighth place with times of 1:59.10 and 1:59.18. In the ‘B’ Final, Jeffrey Snoddy and Brian McGroarty finished in 12th and 13th place with times of 2:06.11 and 2:07.09.

In the final individual event of the night, the Women’s 200-Yard Butterfly, Hannah Bellina and Jolee Liles finished in fifth and eighth place with times of 1:59.71 and 2:03.80. 

For the men, Boylan finished in third place with a time of 1:49.37. Julian Norman finished in ninth place with a time of 1:51.26.

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On the Men’s Three-Meter, Juan Celaya-Hernandez finished in second place with a score of 467.55. Dakota Hurbis finished in fifth place with a career high score of 371.25. Manny Vazquez Bas finished in sixth place with a score of 349.43.

On the Women’s One-Meter, Anne Tuxen finished in fifth place with a score of 278.10. Helle Tuxen finished in eighth place with a score of 245.25.

“Like I told the team for our second day, I am proud of the accomplishments we’ve had so far whether it be mechanical development, list progression, or personal bests,” said LSU head diving coach Doug Shaffer. “Props to Dakota for his best three-meter list. I am really happy with what I am seeing out there and I am ready for day three.”

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