Swim / Dive Splits Tri-Meet in Tallahassee
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The University of Miami women’s swimming & diving team split a tri-meet with Florida State and FAU Saturday afternoon at the Morcom Aquatics Center.
The Hurricanes topped the Owls, 163-130, but fell to the host Seminoles, 230-64.
Senior co-captain Claire McGinnis scored early points for Miami with a second-place finish in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:25.18) while junior Carmen San Nicolas did the same in the 200-yard freestyle (1:52.23).
Freshman diver Mia Vallee was among Miami’s top performers on the boards, taking first in the 1-meter (299.95), just edging out Florida State’s Molly Carlson (298.15). Vallee added a fourth-place finish in the 3-meter (283.90), behind teammate Millie Haffety, who was third (294.00).
Freshman Isabel Traba took third in the 200-yard butterfly (2:03.31) while San Nicolas added a third-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle (51.49).
McGinnis finished the 500-yard freestyle in third place (5:07.56) and Traba was fourth in the 100-yard butterfly (57.37).
Sophomore Zorry Mason touched the wall in 2:04.68 in the 200-yard IM before the Hurricanes’ top entry in the 200-yard freestyle relay – comprised of San Nicolas, senior Manon Viguier, freshman Nicole Sowell and junior Sydney Knapp – took third with a time of 1:37.43 to close the day’s action.
The Hurricanes divers return to action at the South Florida Diving Invitational on Feb. 7, while swimmers return to the pool for the First Chance Meet at the Whitten Pool on Feb. 15.