March 1, 2014
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee swimming and diving team opened its Last Chance Meet on Saturday at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center.
Tennessee clocked more than NCAA B-cut times between the morning and final sessions. Other teams in the competition included Louisville, Auburn, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.
Senior Sam Rairden swam the third-fastest 200-yard butterfly in Tennessee program history, reaching the wall in 1 minute, 45 seconds.
On the women's side, Lindsay Gendron became the second women's swimmer in program history to swim the 200 butterfly in under 1:56, completing the finals in 1:55.60. Freshman Michelle Cefal moved up to fifth in the butterfly list in 1:57.76.
Sophomore Anna DeMonte also clocked a top-10 historical time. DeMonte swam the fourth-fastest 200 backstroke time in 1:54.86.
TENNESSEE LAST CHANCE MEET
Tennessee's Top Times Saturday
200 Free Relay: Tennessee (Sadsad, Tillman, Hetland, Aberg Ledjstrom), 1:19.47
500 Free: Trevor Leland, 4:32.03
200 Back: Jimmy Dagley, 1:45.50 - B; Tim Wylie, 1:48.55
100 Free: Troy Tillman, 43.96 - B; Luke Percy, 44.31; Gustav Aberg Ledjstrom, 44.62; Tyler Mills, 45.09; Carl Svagerko, 44.52; Austin Hirstein, 45.28; Jimmy Dagley, 45.49; Ryan McFall, 45.50; Tim Wylie, 45.78; Sean Lehane, 49.59
100 Fly: Gustav Aberg Ledjstrom, 48.73
200 IM: Anna DeMonte, 2:06.30
500 Free: Morgan Dickson, 4:51.22
400 MR: Tennessee (Leander, Gendron, Morris, Griffith) 3:48.41
100 Free: Harper Bruens, 49.10 - B; Kate McNeilis, 49.94 - B; Mary Griffith, 50.46; Heather Kiger, 50.87; Caroline Finkbeiner, 50.77; Lauren Solernou, 50.80; Cherelle Thompson, 52.34; Molly Hannis, 53.28
400 IM: Lauren Driscoll, 4:12.34 - B
100 Fly: Heather Kiger, 54.47 - B
50 Free: Cherelle Thompson, 22.52 - B