Women's Swimming
Commodore swimmers wrap up weekend

Chloe Ott finishes third in 100-yard breaststrokeChloe Ott finishes third in 100-yard breaststroke
Oct. 16, 2010

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After a busy day at the Nashville Centennial Sportsplex, the Vanderbilt women's swim team came up short against South Carolina and Western Kentucky.  The Gamecocks topped the Commodores 252-43 while the Hilltoppers won 235-58.

"Today was a good day for us," Coach Organ said.  "We had some good swims and we had some bad swims.  I think mentally it was tough since we had a meet yesterday and had to come back today but I think in the big picture it was a good weekend and we have a lot to build off."

The day was highlighted by Chloe Ott's third-place finish in the 100-yard breaststroke, swimming the event in a time of 1:06.51.  Ott also finished sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:28.13 and posted the top-time for a Vanderbilt swimmer in the 200-yard IM.

"Overall, I was happy with my races and I know everyone else was as well," freshman Chloe Ott said.  "The whole team has been working hard and I know we are heading in the right direction."

Fellow freshman Melissa Roberts finished fourth in the 50-yard freestyle, swimming a season-best time of 24.98.  Laura Dillon earned the only other fourth-place finish of the day for the Commodores in the 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:25.38.

The 400-yard freestyle relay team of Jennifer Molchan, Jess Eccher, Sarah Lynch and Melissa Roberts finished fifth in a time of 3:42.30 to close out the day. 

The Commodores were coming off a 194-43 loss to Arkansas on Friday in the home opener. 

The South Carolina women's team beat Western Kentucky 195-104 while the men's team won 203-97. 

The Vanderbilt women's swim team will have a break before heading to Bowling Green, Ky., to compete in the Western Kentucky Invitational November 19-21.

Make sure to check out vucommodores.com for updates on what is taking place during the break and keep an eye open on Swimmers' Stories, the blog written by the Commodore swimmers.  

 

 


 

 

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