Women’s Swimming and Diving Places Seventh at U Chicago Phoenix Invite

The Illinois Tech Women’s Swimming and Diving team competed in the University of Chicago Phoenix Fall Classic November 17–19. Illinois Tech finished in seventh place with a total of 193 points.

Meet Highlights – November 17

Meet Highlights – November 18

  • In the 200 Yard Medley Relay, Wills, Temple, Tyler, and Lydon combined for a 12th place finish (1:53.22).
  • Lydon reached the finals in the 500 Yard Freestyle, placing ninth with a time of 5:11.55. Her time won the “B” Final heat by nearly 10 seconds and was a 14-second improvement from her preliminary time in the morning.
  • Temple placed fifth in the 100 Yard Breaststroke at 1:07.92.
  • In the 200 Yard Butterfly, Tyler placed 14th with a time of 2:15.91. She improved from her preliminary time by nearly three seconds.
  • Lydon, Wurster, Temple, and Shepherd placed 12th in the 800 Yard Freestyle Relay with a time of 8:19.15.

Meet Highlights

  • In the 400 Yard Individual Medley the Scarlet Hawks had two finals qualifiers with Temple (seventh, 4:48.26) and Lydon (ninth, 4:43.88) earning points for Illinois Tech.
  • Temple was also great in the 200 Yard Breaststroke, placing fifth with a time of 2:28.17.
  • Emma Prager also qualified for the finals in the 200 Yard Breaststroke, placing 14th at 2:34.73.
  • Illinois Tech’s 400 Yard Freestyle Relay team of Lydon, Tyler, Hiotaky, and Wurster finished in 10th place (3:47.69).

Up Next

  • The Scarlet Hawks will host the Ted Erikson Invite on Saturday, December 2 at 1 p.m. in Keating Sports Center’s Ekco Pool. Live video for the meet will be made available.