UT Swimming Sets Five School Records Through Day Two at SSC Championships

UT Swimming Sets Five School Records Through Day Two at SSC Championships

CLEARWATER, Fla. - The University of Tampa men's and women's swimming teams established several new school records at the mid-way point of the 2018 Sunshine State Conference Championships.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Men's Standings:
 Tampa, 4th, 272 points
Men's Leader: Nova Southeastern, 440 points 
Women's Standings: Tampa, 2nd, 372.5 points
Women's Leader: Nova Southeastern, 496.5 points 
Location:
  Doyle Aquatic Center at the Long Center | Clearwater, Fla.
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RECORD PERFORMANCES:

  • The Spartans set a school record in the 200 Medley Relay on day one with a time of 1:42.32 from Katie Bayes, McKenzie Street, Molly O'Hara and Megan Waddell.
  • Tampa also set a school-best in the 200 Free Relay as Waddell, Gabbie Gauntt, K. Bayes and O'Hara finished in 1:32.17.
  • O'Hara also notched a school record on Friday in the 100 Fly with a time of 54.86.
  • Cameron Newton notched a 200 Free showing of 1:37.53 to move atop the UT records book.
  • UT's women set the fifth school record through two days with a 3:46.41 in the 400 Medley Relay from Hana van Loock, Street, Sophie Long and Gauntt.

DAY ONE MEDALISTS:

  • Street, 200 IM, 2nd, 2:03.11 (NCAA B)
  • K. Bayes, Street, O'Hara, Waddell, 200 Medley Relay, 3rd, 1:42.32 (NCAA PROV)

DAY TWO MEDALISTS:

  • Waddell, Gaunt, K. Bayes, O'Hara, 200 Free Relay, 2nd, 1:32.17 (NCAA PROV)
  • O'Hara, 100 Fly, 2nd, 54.86 (NCAA B)
  • van Loock, 200 Free, 2nd, 1:49.49 (NCAA B)
  • Newton, 200 Free, 2nd, 1:37.52 (NCAA B)
  • van Loock, Street, Long, Gauntt, 400 Medley Relay, 3rd, 3:46.41 (NCAA PROV)

UP NEXT:
Saturday's action will include the 500 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 200 Fly, 100 Back and the 800 Free Relay. The prelims are set for 10 a.m., with the finals at 6 p.m. 

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