Final Meet of Season on Deck

Five Dores set to compete in CSCAA National Invitational

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt swimming will travel five student-athletes to Cleveland, Ohio, to compete in the CSCAA National Invitational.

Three freshmen and two sophomores will represent the Commodores in the season’s final meet — freshmen Abby Burke, Lizzy ColwellTonner DeBeer and sophomores Brooke Ellis and Hannah Hunt.

The Commodores last took the pool competing in the SEC Championships where they earned a 12th-place finish.

Wrapping up the conference championships, the Dores collected one school record, three freshman records and 11 personal-best times.

DeBeer enters the CSCAA National Invitational with confidence after earning Vanderbilt’s school record in the 100-yard backstroke (54.36) at the SEC Championships and shattered the freshman school record in the 50-yard freestyle (23.19).

Fellow freshman Burke also earned stellar performances in her SEC Championships debut racing in top relays along with Colwell.

Racing in the 400-yard individual medley Colwell broke Vanderbilt’s previous freshman record touching in 4:20.91.

Ellis and Hunt both raced season and lifetime bests at the SEC Championships. The pair looks to set more records this weekend.

Keep up with the Commodores as they take the pool in Cleveland by following @VandySwimming on Twitter and Instagram.