Missouri Grabs Titles at CSCAA Open Water Nationals

Photo Courtesy: Missouri Swimming and Diving

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Redshirt sophomore Giovanni Gutierrez Lozano and freshman Audrey Guyett claimed individual national titles for Missouri Swimming and Diving at the 2018 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) National Collegiate Open Swim Saturday morning at Lone Star Lake in Lawrence, Kansas. Guyett and Gutierrez Lozano led the men’s and women’s teams to team titles at the event as well.

Gutierrez Lozano earned the men’s national title for the second consecutive year. He finished ahead of fellow Tigers Giovanny Lima and Jacob Wielinski. Fourth place went to fellow Show-me state member Minki Kang of Missouri State.

TCU’s Dayne Odendaal, Carson-Newman’s Marcelo Figueiredo, Missouri’s Jack DuBois and Trinity University’s Jacob Hurrell-Zitelman rounded out the top eight.

Guyett won the women’s race finishing ahead of fellow Tiger Ana Pozder. Mizzou placed two other swimmers in the top eight with Azra Avdic (fourth) and Courtney Evensen (seventh) getting up for them.

Rice’s Sarah Nowaski finished in third. Rice also had Claire Therien in the top eight with a fifth place finish. Lynn’s Catalina Berraud-Galea and Kansas’s Jenny Nusbaum finished sixth and eighth respectively.

The 5,000-meter race (3.1 miles) was a two-loop swim of Lone Star Lake.

Men’s Results
Women’s Results

Men’s Team Standings (Top 5)

  1. Mizzou – 6
  2. Missouri State – 28
  3. Carson Newman – 50
  4. TCU – 54
  5. Texas A&M – 55

Women’s Team Standings (Top 5)

  1. Mizzou – 7
  2. Rice – 17
  3. Kansas – 40
  4. George Washington – 68
  5. TCU – 74

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3 years ago

Way to go Audrey??

3 years ago

Betty Lozano Kattiuska Gutierrez Lozano Gio is a champion here as well! MIZ!