Swimming Enjoys Record-Breaking Night at SMU
DALLAS, TX— The University of Miami women’s swimming team began its trip to the SMU Invite with a record-breaking Thursday night at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center.
The Hurricanes set records in both the 200-yard individual medley and the 200-yard freestyle relay on an impressive first night of action.
Vovk is the new current school record holder in the 200-yard IM with a time of 1:57.22, with team captain Zorry Mason also broke her own previous school record in the event. Miami’s entry in the 200-yard free relay of Vovk, Giulia Carvalho, Mason and Jacey Hinton also set the school record with a time of 1:30.16.
In addition to the broken records, Miami had strong individual performances leading the team to a third-place finish after Day 1.
Along with Carvalho’s role in the record performance for the 200 free relay, the second-year standout had a very successful Thursday evening individually with a second-place finish in the 50-yard freestyle (22.76) and a third-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly (53.87).
Veteran and team captain Aino Otava had a second-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:48.71. Adriana Cera also found success in the 500-yard freestyle earning a fourth-place finish with a time of 4:49.51.
The Canes will continue competing in Dallas on Friday and Saturday at the SMU Invite.