Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:38 AM
COLUMBIA -- The Mizzou women's swimming and diving team continued competition Mizzou Invite with strong results on day two on Friday, November 30. The Tigers sit in first place with 756 points through two days or action. Boise State is in second with 538 points and UC Davis is in third with 390 points.
In the opening event of the evening session, the 200 medley relay `A' team of Cassie Cunningham, Rachel Ripley, Danielle Barbiea and Emily Doucette claimed top honors with a time of 1:38.94. The time starts third on Mizzou's all-time list.
Dominique Bouchard broke her own school record in the 100 back in prelims action after a swim of 52.24. The senior placed first in the finals with a time of 52.47. Cunningham, who took third in the final in 53.21, swam an impressive 52.54 in prelims.
In one of the most exciting races of the night, Anna Patterson came back to place first in the 200 free in 1:47.68, just 0.05 ahead of the second-place finisher.
Danielle Spradlin cut more than two seconds of her prelims time in the 400 IM to finish in second in finals in a swim of 4:19.32. In the 100 breast, Rachel Ripley swam a 1:02.18, good for second place.
The Tigers took the final event of the night, the 800 free relay, in a time of 7:16.23.
In the diving well, Loren Figueroa took top honors in the 1-meter with a score of 310.40, following a win in the 3-meter on Thursday evening. Sharon Finn allowed the Tigers to take the top two spots with a score of 269.90 to finish in second.
Mizzou Invite competition concludes on Saturday, December 1 with prelims at 10 a.m. and finals action at 6 p.m. at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
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