BYU concludes day one of Mizzou Invite
PROVO, Utah — The BYU men's team trails only Missouri after day one with 286 points, while the women's team stands in second place with 234 points.
Personal bests and school records were the story of the first day of the Mizzou Invite for BYU, with 19 combined personal-best times and scores recorded by the men's and women's teams, along with a new school record set by Brad Prolo in the 200-yard butterfly.
In the 50-yard freestyle for the men's team, Javier Nicolas (19.79), Josue Dominguez (20.32), Emerson Edwards (20.64), Luigi Riva (20.32), Brigham Harrison (20.15), Diego Camacho (20.45) and Evan VanderSluis (21.14) all set career and season-best times. New career and season-best times were also set by Halli Williams (23.29) and Emma Marusakova (23.59) in the event.
In the 200-yard IM, Andrew Eliason (1:50.30), Brad Prolo (1:46.88), Tanner Murphy (1:51.44) and Will Bonnett (1:48.15) set personal bests for the event for the men's team. For the women, Mackenzie Miller led the way, posting a career-best time of 2:03.57.
Other swimmers posting career best-times were Regan Geldmacher (4:53.89) and Megan Bergstrom (4:52.95) in the 500-yard freestyle and Andrew Eliason, who swam a 49.12 in the 100-yard backstroke.
For the diving team, Alexia Jackson set a new personal-best score in the 3-meter dive with a 336, and Mickey Strauss placed first overall in the 1-meter dive.
In the 200-yard butterfly, Brad Prolo set a new school record for BYU, posting a 1:43.56, breaking the old record by Hayden Palmer of 1:45.91 set in 2014.
Missouri leads the current field for the men with 393 points, with BYU in second, McKendree University (223) in third, and Missouri University of Science and Technical (95) in fourth. For the women, Missouri also leads the field with 493 points, with BYU in second, San Jose State University (150) in third, and Missouri University of Science and Technical (148) in fourth.
Stay up to date on day two as live results will be posted on the MeetMobile app as well as the BYU swim and dive social media pages on Instagram and Twitter. A live stream of the events will be available on Watch ESPN, located on the schedule tab.
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