Swimming Posts Three Season-Best Times On First Day Of House Of Champions Invite

Dec. 5, 2008





Indianapolis, Ind. - Sarah Lynne Gates and Stephanie Moles each posted season-best times and the 200 freestyle relay team added another season-fast mark as the Bulldogs opened up the House of Champions Invitational on Friday (Dec. 5) evening at the IUPUI Natatorium.

Gates trimmed over a second off of her team-best 200 individual medley time, swimming to a 2:16.37 in the event. Moles, meanwhile, carved off nine seconds from her previous-best time in the 500 free with a swim of 5:32.50.

The 200 free relay team of Gates, Moles, Leigh Weston and Momo Wilson opened up the invite by edging out their previous-best mark with a time of 1:45.90.

Four other swimmers posted personal season-best marks in the meet. Maria Keyler beat her old season-fast time in the 500 free by over seven seconds, swimming to a time of 6:07.02. Wilson and Allison Shafer, meanwhile, tallied personal best marks in the 200 IM with impressive swims of 2:21.99 and 2:30.89, respectively. Allison Qualls added a personal-best time in the 200 IM with a swim of 2:37.92.

Action continues on Saturday (Dec. 6) with the second session beginning at 10:30 a.m. and the final session getting underway at 4:30 p.m.