IU Splits Dual Meet, Tops Notre Dame in South Bend
Oct. 12, 2013
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Indiana women's swimming and diving team officially opened the 2013-14 dual meet season Saturday, posting a 155-145 win over host Notre Dame and falling 180-120 to Auburn at the event in South Bend, Ind.
Senior Lindsay Vrooman took two individual events, taking the 1,000 freestyle in 9:56.99 and the 500 free in 4:45.57. She led a 1-2 finish in the 500 free as Haley Lips finished second in 4:54.66. Senior Brenna MacLean deviated from her usual program, placing fourth in the 1,000 free in 10:28.10.
Lips added a win in the 200 free to her second-place finish in the 500 free, clocking a time of 1:50.17. Vrooman took fourth in the event at 1:51.87. Brooklynn Snodgrass and Allie Day were the top IU finishers in the 100 backstroke, with Snodgrass fourth (56.67) and Day sixth (57.22).
Bronwyn Pasloski touched the wall second in the 100 breaststroke in a time of 1:04.36, while Siri Kristiansen touched eighth a 1:06.81. Kait Flederbach led Indiana in the 50 freestyle with a fourth-place finish (24.07) while Cynthia Pammett was seventh (24.44).
In diving competition, Kate Hillman was the top IU finisher in both events, taking third on the 1-meter (262.05) and fourth on the 3-meter (275.20). Cassidy Kahn took eight in both events (204.90/218.70).
Stephanie Armstrong paced the Hoosiers in the 100 free finishing fifth (51.96), one spot ahead of Flederbach (52.29).
Snodgrass added a second-place finish in the 200 backstroke (2:00.64), with Day fourth (2:02.67). Barker touched the wall fifth in the 100 butterfly (56.30) and Dalesandro sixth (56.39). Day finished with a fifth-place showing in the 200 IM (2:08.38), followed by Dalesandro in seventh (2:09.14).
Pasloski added one final win for Indiana with a time of 2:18.90 in the 200 breaststroke, with Kristiansen sixth (2:24.30).
In the relay races, the Hoosiers took third in the 200 medley relay (1:44.06) and second in the 400 free relay (3:28.39).
The women are back in action next weekend at the SMU Classic (Oct. 18-19) in Dallas, Texas.
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