CLU Women’s Swimming & Diving: Three First Place finishes but Regals are edged out at Banana Slug Invitational

Junior Emily Glass led the group with two first place finishes. She took home top marks in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke at 1:12.50 and 2:35.47, respectively.

WS&D: UCSC 1165, CLU 876

(Santa Cruz, Ca) The Cal Lutheran Regals closed out the 2018 portion of their season with a two-day contest against the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, Friday and Saturday. Though 10 Regals made the podium, Cal Lutheran was edged by UCSC by a final tally of 1165 to 876.

Individually, junior Emily Glass led the group with two first place finishes. She took home top marks in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke at 1:12.50 and 2:35.47, respectively. Also taking home a first-place finish, sophomore McKenzie Kelly took first in the 200-butterfly, touching the wall at 2:11.88. She also placed third in the 200-yard individual medley at 2:31.25.

Joining them, freshmen Brieyana Walton and Avery Conrad tabbed three top-three finishes apiece. Walton took second in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:14.37) and third in both the 50-free (26.99) and the 100-free (59.81). Conrad placed runner-up in the 200-individual medley (2:22.70) and 400-individual medley (5:00.09), and finished third in the 100-yard butterfly (1:05.51).

Rounding out the group, junior Brianna Baldwin nabbed second in the 100-free at 59.38 and third in the 50-free at 26.72, junior Emily Sharpe finished second in the 200-free at 2:07.86 and sophomore Gabriella Schultz placed second in the 100-butterfly at 1:05.39. For the divers, sophomore Abby Hiller took second in the both the 1-meter and 3-meter dives at 171.90 and 129.60, respectively.

The team also brought home five top-two finishes in the relays. The Regals finished runner up in the 200-freestyle mrelay (1:47.90), the 800-freestyle medley (8:56.91), the 200-medley relay (1:58.40) and the 400-medley relay (4:19.51).

Cal Lutheran returns to the Samuelson Aquatics Center in the new year, opening 2019 with the Chris Knorr Invitational on January 4-5.

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