Becca Reher | Posted: 9 Nov 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU Closes Out Final Day of Invite

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Cougars racing in the BYU Invite

PROVO, Utah – The BYU women’s swim team finished its final day of the BYU Invitational, defeating all three opponents. 

"It was a great two-day meet for our women," BYU head coach John Brooks said. "I'm really proud of our women because they are undefeated. They haven't had a strong season like this in a while and they have come together, worked hard and it's paying off. We had great races today; they did an amazing job."

The Cougars came away victorious by scoring 314-49 against Dixie State, 224-148 against Liberty and 282-90 against UC Davis. 

Results Final Day

BYU earned the top-three places in the 200-yard breaststroke with Katie McBratney in first at 2:17.51, Lily Plaudis in second at 2:21.50 and Mariah Lindsay following in third with a 2:25.04. 

The Cougars had several other first-place finishes, including Gwen Gustafson winning the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 51.93 and Brynn Sproul taking first in the 500-yard freestyle at 5:03.92. McBratney added another win for the team with a 2:04.53 finish in the 200-yard individual medley. 

A squad of Gustafson, Tiare Coker, Kali Brown and Katie Smith closed out the meet with a first-place touch of 1:34.94 in the 200-yard freestyle relay.

The divers competed in the platform event and owned the scoreboard. Kaela Call-Harries landed in first, scoring a 188.30 while teammates Morgan Paul and Kennedy Cribbs followed in second and third with scores of 187.40 and 183.00, respectively. 

The Cougars will have a week off before they travel to Columbia, Missouri, for the Missouri Invitational scheduled for Nov. 20-22 at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. 

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