Spartans Conclude Day Two At Northwestern TYR Invitational
Ana Sortland and Iana Wolff break Michigan State varsity records.
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State has concluded its second day at the Northwestern TYR Invitational. The women are in second with 515 points, behind Northwestern. The men are in second to Northwestern as well, with 577.5.
“We had a pretty good day. Iana and Ana breaking team records was pretty exciting,” head coach Matt Gianiodis said. “We did some good things. We have a little bit of work to do tomorrow but I’m pretty happy with everything.”'
Junior Ana Sortland broke a Michigan State varsity record in the preliminary round of the 100 breaststroke this morning. She clocked in at 1:01.60, and finished first in the finals later this evening.
Sophomore Iana Wolff also broke a varsity record, clocking in at 54.98 in the 100 fly.
Senior Lachie McLeish finished second in the 100 backstroke, touching the pad at 48.78.
In the 200 medley relay, both the men’s and women’s relay teams came up with third place finishes. Alex Trompke, Nick Leshok, Gabe Whitaker and Payton Woods touched the pad at 1:28.89, while Cathryn Armstrong, Sortland, Iana Wolff and Racheal Bukowski clocked in at 1:42.20 in the event.
Lachie McLeish, Joe Szczupakiewicz, Aidan Farley and Josh Lantow clocked in at 6:41.63 in the 800 freestyle relay, coming up with a second place finish.
Freshman Amanda Ling placed fourth in the 1-meter with a score of 264.45.
The Spartans will resume competition at 9 a.m. ET in the Norris Aquatic Center for the final day of the Northwestern TYR Invitational.