Oct. 25, 2013
CARBONDALE, Ill. - The Mizzou women's swimming and diving team split a tri-meet with Kentucky and host SIU Thursday and Friday, Oct. 24-25 in Carbondale, Ill. The Tigers posted a 285-155 win over the Salukis and suffered a narrow 228-218 loss to Kentucky.
The Tigers got the second day started with a first-place showing in the 200 medley relay. Mizzou's A team of junior Emily Doucette, Ross, Danielle Barbiea and junior Kellie Barbiea swam a 1:43.82 to take the win, while the B team of sophomores Madison Bridges and Lauren Stoeckle, senior Lexi Spivak and Patterson took third with a time of 1:45.53.
Ross added event wins in both the 200 IM and 200 breast on Friday, joining her 100 breast win from Thursday. In the 200 IM, the freshman touched in 2:06.81 to take first, ahead of teammate Bridges, who was second in 2:08.18. Ross then claimed first-place in the 200 breast with a swim of 2:18.95 for her third title of the two-day meet. Stoeckle finished in second with a time of 2:20.10.
Danielle Barbiea won the first of two titles on Friday with a victory in the 50 free. She swam a season best 23.15 in the event for the win. She also took top honors in Friday's 100 free with a time of 50.95.
The Tigers closed out the swimming portion of the day with a win in the 200 free relay. Mizzou's top team of Danielle Barbiea, Patterson, Doucette and Ross clocked a time of 1:34.65 to take the victory.
In the diving well, sophomore Lauren Reedy garnered top honors on the 1-meter with a score of 311.40. She also had a second-place finish on the 3-meter on Thursday.
The Tigers return to the pool on Friday, Nov. 1 when the team hosts Texas A&M at 4 p.m. at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
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