FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Florida Gulf Coast University women’s swimming and diving team will travel to Coral Gables, Fla. to face Miami and Florida International on Saturday, Jan. 26. The tri-meet at the Norman Whitten Student Union Pool is set to begin at 11 a.m.
FGCU (7-5) enters Saturday’s meet fresh off a 2-1 weekend, and currently ranked No. 22 in collegeswimming.com Mid-Major Poll The Eagles topped Conference opponents North Florida and Campbell last week, but were edged by Georgia Southern by a mere one point (150.5-149.5). In the Eagles two wins, Rachel Rein and Courtney Gallo combined to win 9 events. Rein led the way winning five events and earning a new personal best in the 200-yard freestyle. Courtney Gallo posted three top times in the CCSA last week, Gallo posted top times in the 500 yard, 1000-yard, and the 1650-yard freestyle.
The Hurricanes (6-2) are coming off a convincing 184-74 win at Vanderbilt, Jan. 11, in which they won 11 of 12 individual events in addition to both relay events. Miami's 200-yard medley and freestyle relay teams each won easily while four individual swimmers, Ryann Labreche, Kirsten Pomerleau, Britta Boesing and Kelly Peloquin all picked up two wins apiece to give UM its first win of the spring season.
Last week the Panthers were led by junior Sara Giovannoni, and senior Peanut Lowell. Giovannoni won two events and senior diver Peanut Lowell won the 3-meter in an unscored meet against Florida Atlantic and Indian River CC.
After Saturday’s meet FGCU will travel to Boca Raton, Fla. to face in-state rival Florida Atlantic, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 25
CAMPBELL, UNC Wilmington at GARDNER-WEBB
Saturday, Jan. 26
FLORIDA GULF COAST, Florida International at Miami
NORTH FLORIDA at GEORGIA SOUTHERN
CAMPBELL, UNC Wilmington at DAVIDSON
HOWARD at Canisius
Half Double Invite
NORTH CAROLINAA&T at GARDNER-WEBB
Thursday, Jan. 17
Clemson 130, at DAVIDSON 113
Friday, Jan. 18
at NC State 146, GARDNER-WEBB 72
FLORIDA GULF COAST 134, at NORTH FLORIDA 107
Saturday, Jan. 19
at Duke 141, GARDNER-WEBB 82
Virginia 113, GARDNER-WEBB 91
GEORGIA SOUTHERN 150.5, FLORIDA GULF COAST 149.5
GEORGIA SOUTHERN 223, CAMPBELL 70
FLORIDA GULF COAST 204, CAMPBELL 84
Old Dominion 139, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON 103
Youngstown 142, RADFORD 58
St. Francis 140, RADFORD 56
Florida Southern 121, FLORIDAA&M 32