Hawkeyes Conclude SMU Classic

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DALLAS — The University of Iowa women’s swimming and diving team concluded the SMU Classic on Saturday at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center, earning fourth place overall. The Hawkeyes finished behind No. 8 Louisville, No. 11 Southern California, and No. 10 Virginia.
swimming graphicSophomore diver Jayah Mathews posted the highest individual finish for the Hawkeyes, placing third off the 3-meter springboard with a score of 305.80. Mathews placed third off both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards at the classic.
The 200-medley relay consisting of Samantha Sauer, Lexi Horner, Kelsey Drake, and Sarah Schemmel opened day two of the classic with a 1:43.55, earning a fourth-place finish in the “A” final.
Junior Hannah Burvill swam to three fourth-place finishes in the 500 free (4:52.90) and 200 backstroke (1:59.11). She also was fourth on the 200-free relay with Allyssa Fluit, Sauer, and Schemmel (1:33.58).
Freestyler Schemmel also swam to a fifth-place finish in the 100 free (50.85) to round out the final freestyle individual of the meet.
Horner touched sixth in the 200-individual medley, the final individual event of the day, with a time of 2:09.52.
The Hawkeyes will travel to Minneapolis to take on Minnesota and South Dakota State on Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. (CT).