JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Florida State women’s swimming and diving team improved to 7-2 on the season after defeating North Florida, 95-42, and North Carolina Wilmington, 91-46, in tri-meet action Saturday afternoon in Jacksonville, Fla. The Lady Seminoles won all 14 events and placed second in 13, while Emily Breen, Emma Dutton and Amy Lo each won placed first in their individual competition.
Breen first won the 100m backstroke with a time of 1:09.14 and later took first place in the 100m freestyle, touching the wall at 1:01.55. Dutton’s first win of the day came in the 100m breaststroke (1:16.99) before placing first in the 200m individual medley at 2:28.38. Lo captured the 200m free with a mark of 2:12.67 and then the 400m free with a time of 4:39.7.
Other individual wins for the Lady Seminoles came in the 800m free (Angie Leach, 9:28.11), 200m butterfly (Lisa How, 2:28.93), 50m free (Elizabeth Parkinson, 28.53), 200m back (Laura Kenney, 2:28.17), 200m breaststroke (Keryn Krynauw, 2:48.59) and 100m fly (Emily Armond, 1:06.65).
FSU also dominated the relay events, first winning the 400m medley relay (Breen, Dutton, Armond and Parkinson) with a time of 4:35.14. The 400m free relay team of Breen, Parkinson, Loren Hansen and Dutton touched the wall in first place in 4:07.03.
The Lady Seminoles were without the help of All-American Christy Cech and Candice Nethercott who were abroad qualifying for the World Short Course Championships for their native country of South Africa.
Diving results from today’s action were not reported.
The Seminoles stayed active during the winter break, competing at the Indian River Relays, which they won with a score of 44 points.
FSU will host Florida Atlantic next Saturday, January 12, at noon at the Bobby E. Leach Aquadic Center on the Florida State campus.