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Klara Thormalm set a pool record in the 100-yard breastroke


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October 11, 2019 (Fresno) - The Aztec swim and dive ended day one of the Chick-Fil-A Invitational in second place (out of six teams) with 537.5 points.

Cal enters the final session in first with 812.5 points. Behind the Aztecs are the host school, Fresno State (268.5), Washington State (248.5), New Mexico (240) and San Jose State (148).

Klara Thormalm set a pool record and won the 100-yard breaststroke and SDSU notched 10 other top three finishes over Friday’s two sessions.

Klara Thormalm’s record breaking time of 1:01.58 earned SDSU 20 points. Morganne McKennan finished in second in the event with a time of 1:03.90.

McKenna Meyer and Kristina Murphy came in second and third in the 400 IM with times of 4:25.70 and 4:25.72 respectively.

Courtney Vincent earned a second-place finish in the 100 butterfly with a time of 55.43.

Elli Ferrin came in third in the 100-yard backstroke, hitting the wall in 55.74.

Ximenia Luchuga Gonzalez and Gillian Garcia notched top three finishes in the 3-meter diving competition. Gonzalez finished in second with a score of 3:02.85 and Garcia came in third, earning a score of 267.00.

SDSU came in second place in both the 200-medley relay and the 200-freestyle relay. The squad of Elli Ferrin, Klara Thormalm, Courtney Vincent and Alma Thormalm finished the 200-medley relay in 1:42.57.

In the 200 free relay, the Aztecs broke the previous pool record but came in second. Sammy Geyer, Alma Thormalm, Lizzie Menzmer and Klara Thormalm finished in 1:33.73.


The Aztecs wrap up the Chick-Fil-A Invitational Saturday morning at 10 a.m.

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