Miami Invite Wraps Up

Dores edged by Canes to conclude fall slate

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Vanderbilt closed out its fall season Friday by battling Miami at the Whitten Pool. Vandy was edged by the Hurricanes in this season’s edition of the Miami Invite by a 946-892 margin.

“I was really happy with our swims this week. We have a lot of momentum to build on, and the second half of the season that is going to be epic,” head coach Jeremy Organ said. “Our thanks go out to all who have played a part in getting us to this point safely.”

Krislyn Porter started the scoring for Vanderbilt with a 17:13.14 in the 1,650-yard freestyle and Vanderbilt dominated the 200-yard backstroke. Tonner DeBeer (2:01.82) set the pace with a second-place finish as seven more Dores placed in the top 10.

Eleanor Beers (51.10) and Kaley Buchanan (52.04) filled out the top four of the 100-yard freestyle and Lizzy Colwell (2:18.74) touched second in the 200-yard breaststroke. Allison Bauer’s 2:07.52 in the 200-yard butterfly was good for a team-best third-place showing.

Beers, DeBeer, Buchanan and Gabriela Pierobon Mays teamed for a silver-worthy performance in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:22.36).