Loren Figueroa earned All-America honors with a fifth-place finish on the 1-meter
March 21, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS - Redshirt sophomore Loren Figueroa earned her third career All-America honors with a fifth-place finish on the 1-meter springboard during day one action at the 2013 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis. The Tigers sit in 12th overall after one day with 30 points. Mizzou's two relay teams also earned All-America honorable mention accolades.
Figueroa posted a season high 327.55 in the finals session to take fifth place. The Houston, Texas, native advanced to finals with a prelims score of 309.40. She also earned two All-America honors in 2011 as a freshman with a second-place finish on the 1-meter and a 14th-place finish on the 3-meter.
In the 200 free relay, the Tiger team of senior Cassie Cunningham, sophomore Danielle Barbiea, sophomore Emily Doucette and sophomore Anna Patterson took fourth in the B final in a time of 1:30.16. The time was just off their prelims time of 1:30.15, where Mizzou entered the finals session tied for 14th
The Tigers placed sixth in the 400 medley relay B final with a time of 3:35.50. Mizzou's final team of senior Dominique Bouchard, senior Amanda Masters, Barbiea and Cunningham bettered their prelims time of 3:36.03.
Mizzou's only individual swimming competitor of the day, Cunningham swam a 22.77 in the 50 free to finish in 39th place.
Day two of the NCAA Championships continue on Friday, March 22 with preliminary action at 11 a.m. ET.
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