Tommie Swim-Dive opened its 2918-19 season as it won 11 of 17 events in Saturday's St. Thomas Relays.
Six men's teams and seven women's teams competed: Augsburg (women), and St. Olaf, Carleton, Luther, Macalester, Hamline and UST in both genders.
The UST women won seven events:
- the 800 free relay in 8:09.73 with Alex Howard, Annie Kleckner-Thiele, freshman Ann Van Hout and Molly Vancil;
- the 300 breaststroke relay in 3:24.82 with Ava Carefoot, Deidree Voss, Melissa Rose and Christensen;
- the 300 fly relay in 2:54.02 with Haley Cassens, Kate Smarjesse, freshman Anna Astrup and Katelyn Strauss;
- the 300 back relay in 3:00.08 with Kirsten Nelson, Maggie Vancil, freshman Erin Rudd and Van Hout;
- the 400 free relay in 3:41.76 with Howard, Smarjesse, Strauss and Kleckner-Thiele;
- the 4x100 IM relay in 4:24.80 with Rudd, Christensen, Carefoot and Paige Pawlenty;
- the 200 free relay in 1:45.83 with Berdahl, Cassens, Kleckner-Thiele and freshman Haily Buchanan.
The UST men won three events:
- the 800 free relay in 7:19.95 with Adam Boerner, freshman John Gahnz, Max Larson and freshman Joey Vacura;
- the 400 free relay in 3:16.91 with freshman Riley Garrett, Michael Foss, Omar and Nate Stone;
- the 200 free relay in 1:26.76 with Larson, Negaard, Hunter Nielsen and Riley.
The Tommies will play host to the Wisconsin-Minnesota Border Battle next Saturday at Anderson Pool.