Piscataway, N.J. - A Rutger's Pool record setting performance in the 200 freestyle relay highlighted the opening day at the Frank Elm Invitational for the Columbia swimming core on Friday, Nov. 17 at the Werblin Recreation Center. The foursome of Susie Zhu, Mary Ashby, Kathleen O'Rourke and Jessica He combined for a winning time of 1:31.95 to set a new Rutger's pool record.

The Lions posted several impresive performances listed below and sit in fourth place with a tally of 381 points. Navy leads the field with 497, followed by Rutgers (394) and Northeastern (389).


DAY ONE HIGHLIGHTS
Day 1 Results


COLUMBIA TOP PERFORMERS
SWIMMERS/DIVERS CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS FINISHES
Mary Ashby
Susie Zhu

50 Freestyle (23.15) - 2nd
50 Freestyle (23.36) - 3rd

Helen Wojdylo

500 Freestyle (4:59.52) - 5th

Jessica Antiles
Jessica He

200 I.M. (2:02.68) - 5th
200 I.M. (2:05.87) - 7th

SWIMMERS/DIVERS

'B' FINALS FINISHES

Kathleen O'Rourke

50 Freestyle (23.45) - 9th (heat winner)

Julia Samson
Nicole Papsco

200 I.M. (2:05.28) - 10th
200 I.M. (2:05.28) - 10th


The Lions return for Day Two of competition tomorrow with the preliminary sessions are set to begin the day at 9:30 a.m, followed by the finals sessions at 5 p.m.

Follow the action with live results available through the links below. Fans can view real-time results and splits, as well as heat sheets, final results and team scores.

  Rutgers University Swimming & Diving Presents:
2017 FRANK ELM INVITATIONAL
DATE(S) Friday, Nov. 17 - Sunday, Nov. 19
EXPECTED TIME(S)

9:30 a.m. (Friday Prelims)
5:00 p.m. (Friday Finals)

9:30 a.m. (Saturday Prelims)
5:00 p.m. (Saturday Finals)

9:30 a.m. (Sunday Prelims)
5:00 p.m. (Sunday Finals)

TEAMS

Rutgers, LIU Post, LIU Brooklyn, Liberty, Columbia, James Madison, Navy, Central Connecticut State, Wagner and Northeastern

VENUE  Rutgers Aquatic Center
LOCATION Piscataway, N.J.
DIRECTIONS Directions To Rutgers Aquatic Center
PARKING Parking Advisory
MEDIA LIVE RESULTS
TWITTER HANDLES  @CULadySwim
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