Tigers Defeat Tulane at Home, 189-111
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Women’s Swimming and Diving team defeated Tulane by a final score of 189-111 on Monday morning from inside the LSU Natatorium. The Tiger swimmers will be back in action on January 8 as they will head to Tallahassee, Florida to take on the Florida State Seminoles. The Tiger divers will be back in action on December 16 as they will take part in the Auburn Diving Invitational.
IN THE POOL
The Tigers had firm control of the meet from the beginning, winning 10 total events on the day. The meet began with the team of Katarina Milutinovich, Emilie Boll, Hannah Bellina, and Olivia Taylor winning the 200-Yard Medley Relay with a time of 1:42.75.
Individually, six Tigers won their respective event, highlighted by Summer Stanfield and Taylor both winning two events. Stanfield won the 200-Yard Freestyle with a time of 1:48.74 and the 200-Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:57.78. Taylor won the 50-Yard Freestyle with a time of 23.65 and the 100-Yard Butterfly with a time of 56.18.
In the 400-Yard IM, Jessica Pryne won the 400-Yard IM with a time of 4:17.06. Lexi Daniels, Bellina, and Milutinovich also won events for the Tigers. Daniels won the 1000-Yard Freestyle with a time of 10:06.00, Bellina won the 200-Yard Butterfly with a time of 2:00.16, and Milutinovich won the 100-Yard Freestyle with a time of 50.76.
To end the meet, the team of Milutinovich, Taylor, Sarah Grace Thompson, and Kit Hanley won the 400-Yard Freestyle Relay with a time of 3:26.20.
ON THE BOARDS
Montserrat Gutierrez Lavenant won the One-Meter Springboard for the second time in her young career with a score of 319.95. Anne Tuxen and Helle Tuxen finished in second and third place with scores of 286.76 and 272.55.
On the Three-Meter Springboard, Anne Tuxen brought home the victory with a score of 333.90. Gutierrez Lavenant came in second place with a score of 321.68 and Helle Tuxen came in third place with a score of 300.23.
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