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PREVIEW: Tars to Face Panthers in the Pool

PREVIEW: Tars to Face Panthers in the Pool

MATCH UP: Rollins at Florida Tech

SCHEDULE: Friday, January 25 | 3 p.m. | Panther Aquatic Center Melbourne, Fla.

SET UP: The Rollins women's swim team is back in the pool on Friday, visiting Sunshine State Conference foe Florida Tech. The Tars are coming off a successful home stand, beating Baldwin-Wallace and falling in a close meet with NAIA No. 1 SCAD. The trip to Melbourne is the Tars next to last road competition with just three dual meets left on the schedule. Florida Tech is 0-2 against SSC competition on the year, falling to Saint Leo and Nova Southeastern. The meet with Rollins is just a third since Thanksgiving for the Panthers.

WHO TO WATCH:

ROLLINS: Tars freshman Beatriz Olivieri and Sydney Willis are the Tars top swimmers on the year. Olivieri has the nation's second-fastest 200 butterfly time this season while ranking seventh in the 100 fly. She is sixth in the SSC in the 200 freestyle. Willis owns the 10th-fastest 500 freestyle time in the land and along with Olivieri are ranked in the top-10 in the 100 IM. Senior Makenzie Grider is fourth in the league in the 1650 freestyle and sixth in the 1000. Maya Thompson ranks 20th in the 50 freesytle and 19th in the 100.

FLORIDA TECH: A trio of Panthers have led Florida Tech this season, headlined by Valentina Caravajal. She is 14th in the conference in the 100 freestyle and fourth in the 200. Carter Juskevica is 18th in the 50 while Savannah Brennan is fifth in the 400 IM and seventh in the 200 breaststroke.  

NEXT: 
Rollins is on the road Friday, February 1 with a trip to Saint Leo before hosting Lynn for Senior Day on Saturday, February 2.

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