North Texas Swimming And Diving Travels To College Station

Jan. 11, 2017

DENTON – North Texas’ swimming and diving team will take on its toughest challenge of the season on Wednesday as it travels to College Station to face Texas A&M, the defending Southeastern Conference champion.

The Mean Green are coming off a second-place showing at the San Diego Shootout but have yet to win a dual meet this season. Earlier this season, North Texas fell to Conference USA foe Rice, 155.5-138.5, and Houston, 160-140. Both of those meets were at home.

As for TAMU, it enters the week ranked No. 7 in the nation, owning a 4-1 record in dual meets. The Aggies last saw action on Dec. 3, when they defeated Rice, 150.5-99.5.

North Texas’ Sarah Vaisse picked up where she left off in 2016 collecting wins in the 50 breaststroke and 200 IM in San Diego, while Emmabeth Jensen recorded a victory in the 50 freestyle.

North Texas has found success in the 100 and 200 breaststroke this season. Vaisse broke the program record in the 100 breast at 1:01.38, a time good for second in C-USA this season.

In the 200 breaststroke, Claudia Kitching paces North Texas with a time of 2:15.30.

Isabelle Morris and Sarah Whelan will swim the 200 freestyle, where they boast top-10 C-USA times. Morris checks in with the No. 3 time (1:49.14) and Whelan ranks No. 7 at 1:50.53.

Ash Stone and Jowita Sienczyk will lead North Texas in the 200 backstroke. Stone is the fourth-fastest performer in program history, owning a time of 2:00.45. Sienczyk is the No. 6 performer in school history at 2:02.40.


 

 

North Texas’ diving team will be in action as well. Gabryella Silva highlighted the divers in California, finishing ninth in the one-and-three meter board events against UCLA and Kansas.

North Texas has never won a head-to-head meet against the Aggies, and dropped last season’s meet 180-110.

Live results for the meet can be accessed on 12thMan.com

Order of Events

#1 Women 200 Medley Relay
#2 Women 1000 Free
#3 Women 200 Free
#4 Women 100 Back
#5 Women 100 Breast
#6 Women 200 Fly
#7 Women 50 Free
#8 Women 3 mtr Diving
#9 Women 100 Free
#10 Women 200 Back
#11 Women 200 Breast
#12 Women 500 Free
#13 Women 100 Fly
#14 Women 1 mtr Diving
#15 Women 400 IM
#16 Women 200 Free Relay

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