CLEARWATER, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's swimming team finished second overall in the four-day Spartan Invite that was hosted by UT at the Long Center.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Total Scores (Through Three Days:) Nova Southeastern (1,103), Tampa (1,019), Indian River (662), Florida Southern (621.5), Lenoir-Rhyne (169.5), Rollins (125)
Location: The Long Center | Clearwater, Fla.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:
• There were a total of six women's events on Monday, five of which happened at the 5 p.m., finals. The 1,650 was at the 11 a.m., distance session.
• Nova Southeastern took first-place in each event of the day, including the 1,650 Free, 200 Back, 100 Free, 200 Breast, 200 Fly and the 400 Free Relay.
• Tampa defeated Sunshine State Conference opponents Florida Southern and Rollins along with JUCO national powerhouse Indian River.
• Tampa finished the Invite with a second-place showing in the 400 Free Relay. UT also had teams finish sixth, seventh and eighth in the meet's final race. The runner-up team of Long, Markle, O'Hara and Marisa Barton were timed at 3:27.88.
Tampa returns to the pool on January 1 at home against William Jewell. The meet will start at 6 p.m., at the UT Aquatic Center.
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