Chicago, Ill., Feb. 13, 2020 – The women's 200-freestyle relay team set the school record with a second-place finish to lead the Washington University in St. Louis men's and women's swimming and diving team on day two of the 2020 University Athletic Association (UAA) Championships Thursday in Chicago.
Junior Elle Pollitt, senior Mollie Seidner, junior Sabrina Baxamusa and sophomore Grace Carey set the school record with a 1:34.04 in the preliminaries, and then broke it again in the finals with a time of 1:33.44.
Kelber took home a third-place finish in the finals in the 500-freestyle with a time of 4:25.69, and Katz followed with a time of 1:50.59 to place fourth.
Through two days of the UAA Championship, the No. 9-ranked WashU women are fourth (365.5) and the sixth-ranked men are fifth (228).
The 2020 UAA Championships continue on Friday with 13 events beginning at 10 a.m., followed by finals in those events at 5:30 p.m.