TCU Fares Well Amidst World-Class Competition

Oct. 24, 2003


Dallas, Texas - The TCU Horned Frogs stood up to the competition tonight, with several championship finishes, highlighted by senior Erin Irons' fourth-place finish in the 50 free, the event she set the school record in last year.

University of Florida took the first night lead, winning the night's first event, the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:42.93. TCU's team of Irons, freshman Christie Cannon, sophomore Jennifer Antisdale, and freshman Karen Sandifer finished sixth with a time of 3:58.22. Florida added to its lead in the night's second event as Gator Sara McLarty set a meet record with a time of 4:13.14 in the 400 IM, breaking Auburn's Maggie Bowen's time of 4:13.60 set in 2001. Cannon led the Frogs with a sixth place finish in that category with a time of 4:35.01.

During another Gator victory in the 200 free, Sandifer placed fifth for the Frogs with a time of 1:53.17. After this, SMU's senior Georgina Lee took the 100 fly, with TCU's junior Tiffany Strawn coming in sixth. In the one-meter dive, sophomore Kelly Seely finished fifth. Junior Aimee Moreau and Cannon continued TCU's run with a sixth-place finishes in the 100 back and 100 breast, respectively.

Erin Irons swam a 23.92 in the 50 free to place fourth in the event, and to finish off the evening, Sandifer, Antisdale, Irons, and freshman Keleigh Wentworth finished sixth in the 800 free relay.

This was the first night of the SMU Classic, with SMU, FLorida, Indiana, South Carolina, Washington, and TCU in attendance. The meet continues at 7:30 p.m. at SMU Saturday night. First, however, the Frogs host Florida at the University Recreation Center at high noon. The Frogs are 1-0 for the season in dual meets.



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