Four Cougars Advance to Finals in Mesa

April 13, 2018

MESA, Ariz.-The University of Houston Swimming & Diving had a strong outing on the second day of action at the TYR Pro Swim Series at the Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa, Ariz.

Laura Laderoute got things started for the Cougars, finishing 17th in the prelims of the 100 Backstroke after touching the wall at 1:04.77. The sophomore went onto finish sixth in the B-Final of the event with a time of 1:04.94. Eleanna Koutsouveli followed up Laderoute, finishing in 21st place with a time of 1:05.41 in the prelims of the 100 Backstroke.

Koutsouveli and Laderoute also competed in the 200 Individual Medley where Koutsouveli finished 10th overall at 2:22.06 and Laderoute closed out the race in 29th-place with a time of 2:25.82. Koutsouveli won the B-Final in the event with a time of 2:19.34.

For the second time during the meet, Peyton Kondis and Angeliki Mavrantza finish neck-and-neck. Kondis turned in a sixth-place finish in the 100 Breaststroke touching the wall at 1:10.89 and was followed by Mavrantza in seventh with a time of 1:11.28. The duo moved on to finals where Kondis finished sixth in the A-Final with a time of 1:10.33 and was followed by Mavrantza in eight-place, clocking in at 1:11.52

Isabel Tank appeared in two events during the day, finishing 19th in the 200 Butterfly with a time of 2:24.08 and 59th in the 200 IM at 2:32.51.

Hannah Middleton notched a 48th-place finish in the 100 Breaststroke, finishing in 1:18.19, closing out the day with a 59th-place finish in the 100 Free at 1:00.75.

Houston will return to action tomorrow morning for the third day of action tomorrow in Mesa, Ariz. at 11 a.m. CT

For more information about the meet and live results click HERE

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