TCU Remains Undefeated in Big 12
Nov. 8, 2013
FORT WORTH, Texas – The TCU women’s swimming and diving team remained undefeated in the Big 12 (2-0) with a win at Iowa State on Friday afternoon. The Horned Frogs defeated the Cyclones, 160.5-139.5, in the first dual meet between the teams in program history.
TCU won eight event titles in the meet, capped by a win in the 400-yard freestyle relay. Julie Grace Sanders, Mackenzie Schuler, Hannah Briant and Mikayla Winkler combined for a 3:29.81 in the event to help seal the team victory for the Horned Frogs.
Sophomore transfer Lyndsie Gibson won a pair of event crowns, winning the 100-yard backstroke (57.62) and 200-yard backstroke (2:03.00). Junior Ali Bleasdell added a first-place finish in the 200-yard IM (2:06.14) while freshman Hannelore Strash won the 100-yard butterfly (56.42). Sophomore Catherine Rash took first in the 200-yard butterfly with a 2:04.39 while Winkler won the 200-yard freestyle with a 1:52.41.
In diving competition, Kristen Connolly paced TCU, winning the 1-meter competition with a 278.48 while finishing second on the 3-meter board (281.17).
The Horned Frogs return to action on Nov. 21-23, traveling to College Station, Texas for the Aggie Invitational.