UChicago Swimming & Diving Takes First and Fourth at Midwest Invite

UChicago Swimming & Diving Takes First and Fourth at Midwest Invite

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago swimming and diving teams added five more event wins at the conclusion of the two-day Midwest Invitational on Saturday.

On the women's side, the Maroons took first of seven teams with 590 points. The UChicago men were fourth with 221 points, with Washington University – St. Louis on top at 605.5 points.

The UChicago women tallied five event victories on the day for a total of eight over the course of the meet. Junior Hannah Eastman was a double winner in the 200-yard butterfly and 200-yard freestyle. Sophomore Nicole Garcia was first in the 100-yard butterfly, first-year Eleanor Cambron won the 200-yard breaststroke and first-year Michelle Cho took the 400-yard IM. The Maroon men were led first-year Graham Lane's third-place showing in the 400-yard IM.

UChicago Top Finishers (Women)
100 Butterfly – Nicole Garcia (1st, 56.27); Michaela Mullison (3rd, 59.15)
200 Butterfly – Hannah Eastman (1st, 2:06.60)
200 Freestyle – Hannah Eastman (1st, 1:53.45)
200 Breaststroke – Eleanor Cambron (1st, 2:26.47)
400 IM – Michelle Cho (1st, 4:32.44)
200 Backstroke – Sedef Ishaque (2nd, 2:10.94); Florina Yang (3rd, 2:12.66)
100 Freestyle – Naomy Grand'Pierre (2nd, 53.79)
100 Breaststroke – Eleanor Cambron (2nd, 1:07.59)
200 Freestyle Relay – 2nd, 1:36.55 (Nicole Lin, Daria Wick, Gillian Gagnard, Yifan Mao)

UChicago Top Finishers (Men)
400 IM – Graham Lane (3rd, 4:17.54)

NEXT MEET:

  • Friday-Saturday, Mar. 2-3 – NCAA Diving Regional at UChicago