Iowa City, Iowa – The Washington State swimming team moved into a tie for fifth place after the second day of the Hawkeye Invitational. The Cougars are tied with Denver at 278 points.
The Cougar relay team of Emma Johansson, Frederikke Hall, Alison Mand, and Anne Kenney opened day two of the meet with a fifth-place finish in the 200 medley relay, contributing 28 points to the Cougar effort.
Loree Olson and Kelly Tannhauser both qualified for the A-final of the 400 IM for Washington State. They placed sixth and seventh, respectively, scoring a collective total of 25 points for the Cougars. Elise Locke placed third in the B-final of the same event for six points, and Presley Wetterstrom placed eighth in the B-final for one point.
In the100 butterfly, Johansson tabbed a second-place finish in the A-final with a time of 53.50, scoring 17 points for Washington State. Mand also qualified for the A-final, placing seventh for 12 points. Johansson later placed fifth in the A-final of the 100 back with a time of 54.78 for an additional 14 points.
Hall continued to contribute to the Cougar effort by qualifying for the A-final in the 100 breast. She finished in 1:03:00 for seventh place and 12 points.
To conclude the second day of the Hawkeye Invitational, the relay team of Nicole Proulx, Heather Morlan, Tannhauser, and Locke placed seventh in the 800 free relay with a time of 7:29.99, adding 24 points to Washington State’s total.
Notre Dame held on to its lead of the meet through day two, improving its point total to 552. Boise State concluded Saturday in second place with 469.5 points.
The third and final day of the Hawkeye Invitational will begin Sunday at 8 a.m. PST. Final results will be posted to wsucougars.com at the meet’s conclusion.