SMC at Phoenix Classic - Day One

Belles in Seventh after Day One at Chicago's Phoenix Classic

Day One Results

CHICAGO, Ill. - The Saint Mary's swimming and diving team is currently in seventh place after the first day of the University of Chicago's Phoenix Fall Classic.

The #15 nationally ranked Maroons of the University of Chicago are in first place with 163 points.  NCAA Division I University of Illinois Chicago is in second place with 80 points.  The Belles have 50 points through day one.

Six total events were completed on Friday - the 200 freestyle relay, 1650 freestyle, and 400 yard medley relay by both the men and the women.

The top finishes for the Belles came from the A group in the 200 free relay and by Ellie Watson in the 1650.  The A relay of Katie Griffin, Katie Donovan, Megan Price, and Kristyn Gerbeth finished sixth of 15 groups with a time of 1:46.40.  Watson also took sixth place with a 18:42.21 in the mile race. 

The three-day event will continue Saturday at the
Myers-McLoraine Pool at the University of Chicago.