Maroon Women's Swimming & Diving Stands First on Day 1 of Midwest Invite

Hannah Eastman
Hannah Eastman

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago women's swimming and diving team captured three wins and led the field on Day 1 of the Midwest Invitational, hosted by the Maroons at Meyers-McLoraine Pool Friday.

The Maroon women's team scored 190 points to lead the way in the women's six-team field, followed by Washington-St. Louis at 121 points.

UChicago's men's team stood in fourth in the seven-team field with 49 points, with Washington-St. Louis in front with 184 points.

Senior Hannah Eastman won the 200-yard medley (2:07.53), first-year Taylor Hammill captured the 500 freestyle (5:07.73) and the 400 medley relay team of Nora Sullivan, Ellie Cambron, Sedef Ishaque and Tina Rodriguez also topped the field to round out the Maroon event winners,

First-year Nicole Lin also recorded a solid runner-up finish in the 50 freestyle, finishing in a time of 24.20 seconds.

On the men's side, first-year Graham Lane had the top finish for the Maroons with his sixth-place finish in the 200 IM and sophomore teammate William Ansehl took sixth in the 500 freestyle.

The competition wraps up Saturday starting with a morning session at 11 a.m. CT.

 

NEXT MEET:

  • Saturday, Feb. 24: Midwest Invitational at UChicago, 11AM/5PM CT

 

Women's Top Finishers  
500 free – 1, Taylor Hammill, 5:07.73
200 IM – 1, Hannah Eastman, 2:07.53
50 free – 2, Nicole Lin, 24.20
400 IM relay – 1, Nora Sullivan, Ellie Cambron, Sedef Ishaque, Tina Rodriguez, 4:04.79

Men's Top Finishers
200 IM – 4, Graham Lane, 1:59.89
500 free – 6, William Ansehl, 4:54.89