ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis' men's and women's swimming and diving squads defeated Lindenwood-Belleville and Truman State Saturday in a double dual at the Simon Recreation Center on the SLU campus.
The women's team posted a 192-17 win over Lindenwood-Belleville and a 141-76 triumph against Truman State. The men beat Lindenwood-Belleville 174-43 and Truman State 153-61.
The Billikens registered 17 first-place finishes on the day. On the women's side, the 200-yard medley relay of Emily Smith, Emily Kishish, Savannah Nichols and Mary First touched first with a time of 1:48.48. Marianna Kania won the one-meter diving competition with a score of 182.86.
Claire Koh was the winner in the 500 free (5:14.36) and 1,000 free (10:44.16). Natalie Daniel won the 100 free (53.91) and 200 free (1:57.59). Smith was the winner in the 200 IM (2:10.78) and 200 back (2:08.65). First took the win in the 50 free (24.81).
The women closed their impressive afternoon with a win in the 200-yard free relay, as First, Daniel, Olivia Tate and Alexis Liszewski finished first in a time of 1:39.07.
The Bills' men's team also got off to a quick start by winning the 200-yard medley relay. T.J. Halliburton, Justin Mars, Janssen Gamilla and Matt Terrian finished in a time of 1:32.93 to set the tone for Saint Louis.
Isaiah Willians finished first in the 200 free, touching in 1:42.60. Halliburton won the 200 back with a time of 1:52.83. Collin O'Brien took the 200 IM (1:55.14) and 200 breast (2:09.04). Grant Streid placed first in the 200 fly with a time fo 1:52.86, while Harry Niswonger won the one-meter diving with a score of 203.71.
The Billikens are back in action Nov. 16-18 for the Northwestern Invitational in Evanston, Illinois.