Preview: West Virginia


Jan. 12, 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will host Big 12 rival West Virginia at the University Recreation Center at noon on Saturday, Jan. 13. Senior Day presentations will begin prior to the start of the meet and will be streamed live through the TCU Swimming and Diving Facebook page.

THE SENIORS
12 seniors will compete on Saturday: Emily Gibson, Destin Hall, Carlos Hunnicutt, Maddie Johnson, Weston Miller, Devin Newton, Darian Nezami, Ty Sides, John Smith, Matt Spallas, Jakub Swierczynski, and Ryan Whelan.

LAST TIME OUT
The Horned Frogs have not competed since the Texas Invitational in early December, where the team recorded six NCAA B cuts and set seven school records.

On the men’s side, freshman Joao Andrade set school records in the 200 and 500 free, finishing with cuts of 1:37.35 and 4:22.37 respectively. Dayne Odendaal finished with a 3:53.52 cut in the 400 IM and a 1:47.83 cut in the 200 fly. Migs Martin and Radu Duican also recorded cuts in the 100 breast (55.14) and 200 back (1:46.07) respectively.

 

 

On the women’s side, two Horned Frogs broke their own school records. Newton, a senior out of Fountain Valley, Calif., finished in 1:01.72. Maddie Ibrahim finished with a 54.09 cut in the 100 back, beating out her previous record of 54.54.

Elise Forzley recorded a 1:56.96 cut in the 200 back, setting a school record. The sophomore from Fort Collins, Colo., currently owns two of the top three 200 back times in school history. She also finished with a 200 IM cut of 2:00.73.

The women’s 400 medley relay also set a school record in Austin, with Claire Munster, Amanda Key, Newton, and Roemer finishing in 1:41.55

FOLLOW THE FROGS
For live updates during the meet, fans are encouraged to follow @TCUSwimDive on Twitter. A recap along with final results will be posted to GoFrogs.com following the conclusion of the meet.

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