Thursday, September 29, 2011

PT Student Taylor Streid Featured in SLU Newslink

Swim Team Hosted Blue-White Intrasquad Meet
Courtesy: Saint Louis Athletics
Release: 09/27/2011 
Taylor Streid Pictured Below

Courtesy:Saint Louis Athletics

The Saint Louis University swim teams hosted the Blue-White intrasquad meet Sunday, Sept. 25, in Simon Recreation Center. The Blue team was comprised entirely of the SLU freshman class, while all returning swimmers were members of the White team.

The Blue squad edged their White counterparts by a 230-194 score. In the men's meet, the Blue team posted a 124-86 win, while the returners on the women's squad helped the White team edge the Blue team 108-106.

Justin Pasquesi led the freshmen and won three events, the 200 free, 500 free and the 150 IM, while Zack Billingsley claimed first in the 50 free, and 100 free. Dustin Anderson touched first the 100 backstroke. Senior Brian Brasser led the veterans by winning the 50 and 100 breaststroke, and junior Will Butzke was victorious in the 50 and 100 fly.

Sophomore Lizzy Osterman led the winning White squad by taking the 100 fly and 500 free. Fellow sophomore Taylor Rogers won the 200 free, and sophomore Ellie Lorenzi touched first in the 50 free. Junior Taylor Streid finished first 150 IM, and sophomore Anne Marie Christensen came home first in the 100 breaststroke.

Leading the freshmen on the Blue team was JaLynn Gieseke who claimed first-place finishes in the 50 fly and 100 free. Melanie Battaglia won the 50 breaststroke, and Danielle Stickler was the winner in the 100 back.

The swimming and diving teams begin the 2011-12 season with a meet at Washington University Friday, Sept. 30.

SLU Swimming & Diving

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