Lions Finish Distance Events at Malibu Invitational

Elizabeth Murray won the 500 freestyle event on Friday.

Oct. 25, 2013


A handful of LMU swimmers competed at the Malibu Invitational on Friday, swimming in the distance events. The women's 1650 freestyle, 400 individual medley and 500 freestyle were all contested, with Elizabeth Murray winning the 500.

LMU did not swim in the 1650, but placed well in the 500 behind Murray's top time of 5:19.82. Senior Rachel Dekar followed in second at 5:22.15 before Maddie Vanderpoel took fourth overall in 5:23.72.

Hailey Chisholm proved to be LMU's top finisher in the 400 IM, turning in a time of 4:57.59 to earn third place. Isabel Casso also competed in the event, placing sixth in 5:08.57.

Competition continues tomorrow at the Malibu Invitational as the swimmers compete in the mid-distance and sprint events.




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