University of Northern Iowa Athletics

02/21/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/21/2020 22:11

Panthers Move Up a Spot in the MVC Championships

COLUMBIA, Missouri -After day three at the MVC swimming a diving championships, UNI sits at fourth with 322 points. The Panthers moved up one spot from Thursday's results. They trail Missouri State (546.5 points), Southern Illinois (392 points), and Indiana State (362.5 points).

UNI picked up their first top finish of the week from , who won the 100 breast with a time of 1:02.12. added a second place finish for the Panthers with a time of 54.08 in the 100 back. Both were on the third place 400 medley relay team.

The Panthers had five other top-eight finishes on the day, including the 400 medley (3:44.91) with Ross, Taylor, , and . took fifth in the 100 breast (1:03.16), took sixth in the 100 fly (55.96), and took sixth in the 200 free (1:52.23). tied for sixth in the 100 back with a time of 55.79.

Action will wrap up tomorrow night in Columbia. Fans can track the action on the Meet Mobile App and the Missouri Valley Conference YouTube channel.

Team Standings:

  1. Missouri State - 546. 50
  2. Southern Illinois - 392
  3. Indiana State - 362. 50
  4. UNI - 322
  5. Illinois State - 295
  6. Evansville - 166
  7. Little Rock - 128
  8. Valparaiso - 105

Top-Eight Finishes:
1st: - 100 breast (1:02.12)
2nd: - 100 back (54.08)
3rd: , , , - 400 Medley (3:44.91)
5th: - 100 breast (1:03.16)
6th: - 100 fly (55.96)
6th: - 200 free (1:52.23)
6th (tie): Helen Heuberger - 100 back (55.79)