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Aggie Swimming, Diving Triumphs Over Tigers

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M women’s swimming and diving team added another win to their record with a dual meet against LSU at the Student Recreation Center on Saturday.

The No. 5 Aggie women’s team (7-1) handily defeated the LSU Tigers with a 179-107 win. The women’s squad won all 16 events in the pool. Leading the effort with multiple individual victories were junior Olympians Cammile Adams and Breeja Larson, and senior diver Rebecca St. Germain.

Adams won the 200 butterfly (1:56.42) and the 400 individual medley (4:12.57), Larson took both the 100 and 200 breaststroke races in (59.77) and (2:08.72), and St. Germain swept the dives with 319.20 on the three-meter and 295.73 on the one-meter.

“The meet went well and I was very pleased,” Aggie head coach Steve Bultman said. “We had a solid lineup and some very good swims. We are still training for the SEC Championship and the girls won’t rest.”

More individual wins were sophomore Sarah Henry in the 1000 free (9:45.23), sophomore Liliana Ibanez in the 200 free (1:48.60), junior Paige Miller in the 100 back (54.39), junior Erica Dittmer in the 50 free (23.06), sophomore Sammie Bosma in the 100 free (50.41), senior Tess Simpson in the 200 back (1:59.18), senior Maureen McLaine in the 500 free (4:49.16), and junior Caroline McElhany in the 100 butterfly (54.57). The Aggies also swept both relays with the team of Simpson Larson, Miller, and Bosma taking the 200 medley relay in 1:40.54 and the foursome of McElhany, Dittmer, Bosma, and Ibanez taking the 200 free relay in 1:31.65.

After wins over Incarnate Word and LSU this weekend, the women’s squad will take a week off from competition before diving back into consecutive dual meets with North Texas on Feb. 01, and Houston on Feb. 02.

Story courtesy Texas A&M Athletics

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Posted by on Jan 19 2013. Filed under Sports.
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