MATCHUPS: Rollins vs Saint Leo | Rollins vs. Nova Southeastern & Lynn
Friday, October 26 | 4 p.m. | Alfond Swimming Pool | WATCH LIVE
Saturday, October 27 | 12 p.m. | NSU Aquatics Center
SET-UP: The Tars women's swim team will have back to back competition this weekend. First, hosting Saint Leo and then traveling to nationally ranked No. 3 Nova Southeastern to face the Sharks and No. 15 Lynn.
WHO TO WATCH:
ROLLINS: The Tars look to get their first victory in the pool this weekend hosting Saint Leo on Friday. The Tars have some powerful swimmers this season starting with Beatriz Oliveri. She was named SSC Swimmer of the Week. Olivieri has been ripping through the water and is ranked number five in the 200 fly with a time of 2:05.34. This past weekend Oliveri won three individual titles in the 200 free, 200 fly, and 500 free. Additionally, she won the 200 free relay with the help of teammates Anna Van Zyverden, Maya Thompson, Samantha Shelly. Another highlight for the Tars was Sydney Willis, whom won the 400 IM.
SAINT LEO: Saint Leo welcomes back two swimmers who earned College Swimming Coaches Association of America All-America honors a season ago. Saint Leo has several newcomers with a mix of returning swimmers who will be looking to add their names to that list. Juniors Annie Lindstrom and Matalin Shaver were part of the All-America 200 freestyle relay team a season ago and they each earned honorable mention honors as part of the 400 freestyle relay. SLU is 3-0 individual meets beating; Lynn, Florida Tech, and Florida Southern.
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN: The last time out the Sharks took on Tampa being defeated by the Spartans. In this competition Emma Sundstedt earned the first win for the Sharks in the 1000 free; a solid 12 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher. She also went on to win the 200 free and the 500 free. Suzanne Afchain grabbed the win in the 200 backstroke. Overall, the women had six first-place finishes.
LYNN: The Fighting Knights last time out in the pool against Saint Leo they collected the top position in the 100 freestyle, 200 free, 500 free, 1000 free, 100 butterfly, 200 fly and 200 individual medley. The Blue & White claimed runner-up finishes in the 50 free, 1000 free, 200 backstroke, 100 and 200 breaststrokes as well as the 200 medley relay. Clara Monges had a big day for the Fighting Knights, taking first place in the 100 and 200 free and the 100 fly. Also, Catalina Berraud-Galea continued her dominance in the distance events with a first place finish in the 1000 and 500 free. She also placed fifth in the 200 free.
Rollins takes a break but will be back on Friday November 16th traveling to Florida Tech for the Panther Invitational. For the latest news, updates, and information on Rollins swimming, fans can visit RollinsSports.com. Fans can also stay up-to-date on the latest #TARnation news by following Rollins Sports on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram