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Houston Swimmers Win Three of Five Dual Meets on Florida Road Trip






BOCA RATON, FL (Jan. 8) -- The University of Houston swim team claimed victory at three of five meets Saturday (January 8) in Boca Raton, Florida. The Cougars defeated Illinois State (53-42), Emory (63-33), and New Mexico (53-42), but fell to both the host Florida Atlantic (57-38) and also to Oakland University (73-22).

In the sprint events, senior Mandy Harms led the way for UH as she captured third place in the 200-yard free and fourth place in the 100-yard free with times of 1:58.40 and 54.46, respectively. Sophomore Christy Milstead finished third in the 200-yard fly (2:11.44), while freshman Danielle Ruggiano provided a spark by placing third in the 200-yard individual medley (2:14.70).

The Cougar relay teams also had an impressive showing in Florida finishing in the top five in both the 400-yard medley and 400-yard free relays. Houston's dual meet record improved to 8-6 on the season.

While the swim team competed in Florida, the UH divers were t the Georgia Diving Invitational in Athens, Ga. The duo of Yolanda Hernandez-Casas and Christi Christensen finished strong with a fourth and seventh place, respectively, in the three-meter springboard event. Hernandez-Casas compiled a total of 483.35 points while Christensen scored a 442.60 in an elite field of 16 invited divers from around the country.

The Houston swimming and diving team will next be in action in a home double-dual meet against crosstown rival Rice and New Mexico State on Saturday, January 15The start time will be at 1:00 p.m. in the UH Natatorium.

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North Texas Relays
vs North Texas Relays
Dallas, Texas
T
10/07/16
Houston Pentathlon
Houston Pentathlon
CRWC NATATORIUM
3:00 PM
10/08/16
Missouri State Invite
Springfield, Mo.
T
10/28/16
SMU
at SMU
Dallas, Texas
3:00 PM
10/29/16
North Texas
at North Texas
Denton, Texas
12:00 PM
11/04/16
at Rice Invitational Day 1
Houston, Texas (Rice)
T
11/05/16
at Rice Invitational Day 2
Houston, Texas (Rice)
T
11/18/16
Phil Hansel Invitational
CRWC NATATORIUM
T
11/19/16
Phill Hansel Invitational
CRWC NATATORIUM
T
11/20/16
Phill Hansel Invitational
CRWC NATATORIUM
T
12/01/16
vs AT&T Winter Nationals
Atlanta, Ga.
T
12/02/16
AT&T Winter Nationals
vs AT&T Winter Nationals
Atlanta, Ga.
T
12/03/16
Texas A&M diving
at Texas A&M diving
College Station, Texas
TBA
12/03/16
AT&T Winter Nationals
vs AT&T Winter Nationals
Atlanta, Ga.
T
01/10/17
Incarnate Word
at Incarnate Word
San Antonio, Texas
1:00 PM
01/20/17
at Arkansas/Vanderbilt/Clemson diving Day 1
Clemson, SC
TBA
01/20/17
at Arkansas/Vanderbilt Day 1
Nashville, Tenn.
TBA
01/21/17
at Arkansas/Vanderbilt Day 2
Nashville, Tenn.
TBA
01/21/17
at Arkansas/Vanderbilt/Clemson diving Day 2
Clemson, SC
TBA
01/27/17
LSU
at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
TBA
01/27/17
Tulane
vs Tulane
Baton Rouge, La.
TBA
01/27/17
Rice
vs Rice
Baton Rouge, La.
TBA
01/28/17
Rice
vs Rice
Baton Rouge, La.
TBA
01/28/17
LSU
at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
TBA
01/28/17
Tulane
vs Tulane
Baton Rouge, La.
TBA
02/11/17
Houston First Chance Meet
CRWC NATATORIUM
TBA
02/15/17
vs Day 1
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
02/16/17
vs Day 2
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
02/17/17
vs Day 3
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
02/18/17
vs Day 4
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
03/06/17
vs Day 1
Columbia, Mo.
All Day
03/07/17
vs Day 2
Columbia, Mo.
All Day
03/08/17
vs Day 3
Columbia, Mo.
All Day
03/15/17
vs Day 1
Indianapolis, Ind.
All Day
03/16/17
vs Day 2
Indianapolis, Ind.
All Day
03/17/17
vs Day 3
Indianapolis, Ind.
All Day
03/18/17
vs Day 4
Indianapolis, Ind.
All Day
04/13/17
vs Day 1
Mesa, Ariz.
All Day
04/14/17
vs Day 2
Mesa, Ariz.
All Day
04/15/17
vs Day 3
Mesa, Ariz.
All Day

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