Aztecs record four times that rank inside program's top 10
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November 16, 2018 (Columbia, Mo.) - The San Diego State swimming and diving team continued a strong run at the Mizzou Invitational on Friday, maintaining their third-place standing after the second day of events. Heading into tomorrow's final day, the Aztecs (441.5 points) only trail Missouri (768.5) and Arkansas (503).
After a pair of third-place finishes in relays on Thursday, the Aztecs recorded another third-place finish in the 200 medley relay, with Elli Ferrin, Klara Thormalm, Courtney Vincent, and Alma Thormalm combining for a 1:39.39 -- the sixth fastest time in school history.
McKenna Meyer logged a second-place finish and B-cut standard time in the 400 IM, finishing at 4:15.03.
Klara Thormalm and Morganne McKennan finished second and third, respectively, in the 100 breast with neck-and-neck times of 1:00.43 and 1:00.91. Thormalm's time of 1:00.43 marks as the second-fastest in school history, while McKennan's 1:00.91 is just .04 seconds behind her career-best. Both Thormalm and McKennan qualified for B-cut times.
Ferrin also cracked into the top 10 of the SDSU record book, logging a career-best 54.03 in the 100 back to record the third-fastest time in program history.
After logging a second-place finish in 3-meter competition on Thursday, Ximena Lechuga finished third on the 1-meter board on Friday, posting a score of 277.75.
SDSU concluded the meet with a fourth-place time in the 800 free relay, with Meyer, Peyton Wilson, Mia Ryan and Kassidy Henson joining forces on a time of 7:22.74 -- tied for the 10th fastest 800 free relay time in Aztec history.
The Aztecs conclude their efforts at the Mizzou Invitational on Saturday, awaiting competition in the 1650 free, platform diving, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly. The finals for tomorrow's competition is set to begin at 6:00 p.m. CT/4:00 p.m. PT after the preliminaries take place at 10:00 a.m. CT/8:00 a.m. PT.