DALLAS, Texas, October 30. THE SMU women’s swim team defeated Rice 127-73 Saturday afternoon at Perkins Natatorium. The Mustangs won nine of the meet’s 11 events. With the win, SMU moves to 2-0 in dual meets this season.
Freshman Alice McCall took top honors the 1000-yard freestyle, clocking in with a time 10:12.72 and besting the field by more than 13 seconds. The distance specialist also won the 500-yard freestyle in a time of 5:00.02 and took first in the 200-yard butterfly, with a time of 2:06.18.
Freestyle specialist Anna Santos picked up victories in both the 100-yard freestyle (53.19) and the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.63). The sophomore also swam the third leg of the 200-yard medley relay that finished in a first place time of 1:51.19.
Senior Maroua Mathlouthi won the 400-yard IM finishing with a time of 4:28.01, almost 13 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. Mathlouthi took runner-up honors in both the 200-yard butterfly (2:07.85) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:07.25).
Junior Emily Vavourakis took first in the 50-yard freestyle (24.51) and swam the first leg of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:40.48).
The Mustangs close out the SMU Swim Classic tonight at Perkins Natatorium at 6:30 p.m. Purchase your tickets online at smumustangs.com or call 214-SMU-GAME.
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