Three VU swimmers compete at Last Chance

Feb. 27, 2010

Complete Results

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt swimmers Jess Cohen, Sarah Lynch and Betsy Galenti all swam at the Last Chance Tennessee Qualifier this weekend in hopes of capping the 2009-10 season on a positive note. Lynch competed in the 100-yard butterfly while Cohen and Galenti competed in the 50-yard freestyle.

After swimming a 58.99 in the 100-fly prelims, Lynch improved on that mark in the finals, clocking a 58.42, good for 11th place overall.

Five events later, Cohen and Galenti posted a pair of season-best swims in the preliminaries of the 50-yard freestyle. Galenti trimmed one-tenth of a second off her previous season high with a 24.90 while Cohen shaved .15 seconds off her previous best with a time of 27.47. The 50-freestyle swim marked the final collegiate race of Cohen’s career.

The last chance qualifier in Knoxville Saturday, marks the final competition for the Commodore team this season.

Vanderbilt Results – February 27, 2010

100-yard butterfly (Finals) – 11. Sarah Lynch, 58.42
100-yard butterfly (Prelims) – 15. Sarah Lynch, 58.99

50-yard freestyle (Finals) – 13. Betsy Galenti, 25.43
50-yard freestyle (Prelims) – 18. Betsy Galenti, 24.90, 20. Jess Cohen, 27.47
50-yard freestyle (Time Trial) – 2. Betsy Galenti, 24.89

100-yard freestyle (Time Trial) – 1. Sarah Lynch, 53.45, 2. Betsy Galenti, 53.95, 3. Jess Cohen, 1:12.18