Tommie Women's Swim-Dive won six pool races and Janelle Mueller swept one- and three-meter diving Saturday at the season-opening St. Thomas Relays. There were no team scores kept in the competition at Anderson Pool.
Women's teams from St. Olaf, Carleton, Luther, Macalester, St. Mary's, Hamline and Augsburg joined St. Thomas.
Mueller (209.95) and Kellie Pruitt (207.95) placed 1-2 on three meter. Mueller (207.60) and Pruitt 197.85) took 1-2 on one meter.
Junior Katelyn Strauss had a hand in three victories to lead the Tommies.
UST firsts were scored by:
- the 800 free relay (8:09.64) with Strauss, Mira Schroeder, Kasey Ericson and Molly Vancil;
- the 300 breaststroke relay (3:26.35) with Nicole Herrli, Ashley Christensen, Melissa Rose and Deidree Voss;
- the 300 butterfly relay (3:00.75) with Haley Cassens, Rhiannon Mailey, Johannah Shea and Strauss.
- the 400 free relay (3:38.92) with Tiana Molitor, Alex Howard, Kate Smarjesse and Strauss;
- the 200 free relay (1:26.35) with Molitor, Annie Kleckner-Thiele, Schroeder and Paige Pawlenty;
- the 1100 Animal Relay (12:41.05) with Shea, Gretchen Behrens and Howard.
Other UST second places were tallied by:
- the mixed co-ed 200 medley (1:44.79) with Negaard, Melissa Rose, Omar and Howard.
The Tommies compete Nov. 3 at Carleton and Nov. 4 at St. Olaf.