MATCH UPS: Rollins vs Florida Tech
Friday, November 16th - Sunday November, 18th | Friday (6 p.m.), Saturday (10 a.m.), Sunday (10 a.m.) | Panther Invitational | WATCH LIVE
SET UP: Rollins will travel to Melbourne, Fla to participate in the Panther Invitational. Rollins will take on some of the top talent in Division I and Division II. The teams that will be in the competition include No. 15 West Florida, North Florida, Florida Southern, and Florida Tech.
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ROLLINS: The Tars have taken almost three weeks off from competition in preparation for this event. Last time out Rollins took a loss against Nova Southeastern and Lynn. The Panther Invite is the first of two big invitational to close the semester.
Freshman Beatriz Olivieri has been on top of the Tars headlines this season. She has won seven individual titles in the 100-yard butterfly, which she is 10th in the nation with a time at 57.26. Additionally, Beatriz has been a standout in the 500 freestyle, and 200 butterfly. Olivieri's fastest time of the season in the 200 butterfly is 2:05.34 which puts her 7th in the nation and in the NCAA "B" cut. Freshman Sydney Willis has also racked up three individual wins in the 200 Freestyle, 100 IM and the 400 yard IM. Senior Grace Hansen has one win in the 1000 breaststroke, her season best race came against Lynn and Nova Southeastern with a time of 10:49.12. Maya Thompson has excelled in her sophomore campaign as well, tallying a number of top finishes for Rollins.
The Tars 200 free relay team has highlighted the team events for the first half of the season. Anna Van Zyverden, Maya Thompson, Sam Shelly and Beatriz Olivieri have earned a pair of first place finishes.
Rollins travel to Savannah, GA for the SCAD Invitational on Thursday, November 29th to Saturday, December 1 in an all day event.
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