Swimming & Diving Wraps Up Show-Me Showdown

Stephanie Li
Stephanie Li

Columbia, Mo., October 4 - The Washington University in St. Louis swimming and diving teams were back in action on Friday afternoon at the Show-Me Showdown at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. The men's squad finished in 6th with 176.50 points while the women's squad came in 7th with 188 points. 

The Bears collected nine top-10 finishes at the event. Senior Stephanie Li took eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:07.82. Senior Peyton Wilson posted a time of 51.12 in the 100-yard backstroke to finish ninth. Sophomore Barclay Dale took 10thin the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 51.02.

WashU relay teams had a strong day in the pool. Both squads took 6thin the 200-yard medley relay. The women's quartet of junior Elle Pollitt, Li, sophomore Grace Carey and freshman Noelle DiClemente tallied a time of 1:48.34. The men's squad turned in a time of 1:33.24.

The Bears' women's 200-freetyle relay team finished 5thwith a time of 1:39.44, posted by freshman Sandra Meszaros, senior Mollie Seidner, freshman Kayleigh Lewis, and DiClemente. The men's 200-freestyle relay team of freshman Michael Kincheloe, Wilson, senior Preston Bailey and senior Jerry Chen took 5thwith a time of 1:25.15.

The WashU women's 400-yard freestyle relay team of Pollitt, Meszaros, Carey and Seidner finished 6thwith a time of 3:36.16. The men's 400-freestyle relay quartet finished 8thwith a time of 3:08.24, turned in by senior Simon Deshusses, Dale, Kincheloe, and senior Chase Van Patten

The Bears returns to I.E. Millstone Pool on Saturday, October 26, hosting DePauw at 1 p.m. Be sure to stay up to date on all your Bears scores and awards by following @WashUBears on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.



Top finishes for WashU:




6. 1:33.24

200 Medley Relay

6. Elle Pollitt, Stephanie Li, Grace Carey, Noelle DiClemente; 1:48.34

17. Mason Kelber, 1:44.22

200 Freestyle

15. Elle Pollitt, 1:57.01

13. Kevin Hao, 1:56.43

200 IM

21. Sandra Meszaros, 2:14.08

15. Peyton Wilson, 21.60

50 Freestyle

T-11. Noelle DiClemente, 24.08

10. Barclay Dale, 51.02

100 Butterfly

16. Emily Guo, 1:00.55

15. Chase Van Patten, 47.82

100 Freestyle

34. Katie Cardwell, 56.56

18. Kevin Hao, 4:51.93

500 Freestyle 

13. Sandra Meszaros, 5:17.11

5. 1:25.15, Michael Kincheloe, Peyton Wilson, Preston Bailey, Jerry Chen

200 Freestyle Relay

5. 1:39.44 – Sandra Meszaros, Mollie Seidner, Kayleigh Lewis, Noelle DiClemente

9. Peyton Wilson, 51.12

100 Backstroke

20. Elle Pollitt, 1:00.38

12. Simon Deshusses, 58.39

100 Breaststroke

8. Stephanie Li, 1:07.82

8. Simon Deshusses, Barclay Dale, Michael Kincheloe, Chase Van Patten, 3:08.24

400 Freestyle Relay

6. Elle Pollitt, Sandra Meszaros, Grace Carey, Mollie Seidner, 3:36.16

11. Matthew Grottkau, 159.20

1-Meter Diving

14. Rosie Finglass, 188.30

11. Matthew Grottkau, 16.2.15

3-Meter Diving

13. Rosie Finglass, 179.95