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SMU Swim team falls to Texas, Arizona

Both men’s and women’s swimming and diving lost to Arizona and Texas Friday in Austin.

Women’s swimming fell to No. 6 Arizona with a final score of 230-58, while No. 7 Texas won the meet 228-66.

Mustang Isabella Arcila placed third in the 100-yard backstroke and third in the 200-yard backstroke clocking in final times of 56.00 and 2:00.13 respectively.

Nina Rangelova finished fourth with 4:54.20 in the 500-yard freestyle.

Rachel Nicol finished in fifth place in the 200-yard breast stroke with a time of 2:17.88.

The men’s swimming and diving team also fell to their opponents No. 1 Arizona and No. 7 Texas on Friday night; however, the Mustangs did win three events.

SMU swimmer David Larsson placed first in the 100-yard butterfly with a final time of 47.50.

Mindaugas Sadauskas won the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 19.91 and also finished second in the 100-yard freestyle event with a final time of 43.37.

Larsson and Sadauskas both participated in the 200- yard freestyle relay, along with teammates Ryan Koops and Ramon Melo, placing first with a time of 1:20.08.

In diving, Devin Burnett placed third with a time of 356.40 in the three-meter dive.

Texas topped the Mustangs 184-108 while Arizona won 165-134.

Both men’s and women’s swimming will head to Houston for the Conference USA Championship beginning Feb. 20.
 

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