IU Women Take Second at SMU Classic
Oct. 19, 2013
DALLAS, Texas - Despite competing without a diver, the Indiana women's swimming team posted a second-place finish at the SMU Classic, finishing with 304.5 points, just 7.5 points behind winner Southern California.
Louisville (280), North Carolina (276), SMU (275.5) and Miami (176) rounded out the field.
Lindsay Vrooman was back on the winner's podium with a time of 4:38.11 in the 500 freestyle, just a second off an NCAA automatic qualifying time and four seconds ahead of UNC's Stephanie Peacock, the NCAA record holder in the mile. Haley Lips was the top finisher in the second final at 4:48.44.
Pasloski was runner-up in the 200 breaststroke, clocking in at 2:13.70 (NCAA B Cut), with Dorina Szekeres 10th (2:22.27).
Snodgrass made it a sweep of the backstroke events, following up yesterday's win in the 100 back by taking the 200 back in 1:54.08 (NCAA B Cut). Cynthia Pammett made it a Hoosier sweep by winning the second final in 1:56.43 (NCAA B Cut). Pammett was the top Hoosier in the 100 free, finishing fifth in 51.09. Flederbach took eighth with a time of 49.99, an NCAA B standard.
Lips tallied a fourth-place finish in the 200 butterfly after touching the wall in 1:59.34 (NCAA B Cut). Dalesandro was the top finisher in the second final, taking seventh overall in 1:59.60.
The 200 individual medley saw the Hoosiers grab the fourth spot with Szekeres' time of 2:03.13. Pasloski was tops in the second final at 2:01.49 (NCAA B Cut).
The meet concluded with the 200 free relay as Pammett, Flederbach, Snodgrass and Vrooman took second in 1:31.94.
Indiana is back in action next Friday and Saturday as it opens its home schedule by playing host to Texas and Michigan in a double dual meet. Action gets underway at 5 p.m. ET Friday with a standard dual meet, followed by the "Eddie Reese Double Distance Invitational" on Saturday at 10 a.m. ET.
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