HOUSTON, Texas -- The Air Force women’s swimming and diving team is in fifth place after two days at the Phill Hansel Invitational, Friday, Nov. 17, in Houston, Texas. Houston, the host school, leads with 10-team field with 1,160 points. Rice is second (863), followed by Tulane (677), Idaho (471) and Air Force (448). The Falcons are currently ahead of Vanderbilt, Colorado State, Northern Colorado, New Mexico and North Texas.
Freshman Jessie Wierzbicki placed seventh in the “A” final of the 100 fly. Her prelim swim in the 100 fly of 55.50 is the fifth fastest all time.
Junior Emma Strom won her heat and finished 17th in the 400 IM. Her time of 4:21.78 is the second fastest in school history.
Bushelman qualified for the “A” final in the 100 breast, placing eighth with a time of 1:03.61. Sophomore Heidi Schellin placed second in her heat of the 100 breast with a time of 1:04.90, shaving a full second off of her prelim time.
Stronko qualified for the “A” final in the 100 back, placing fifth with a time of 55.45. Senior Jinan Andrews placed fifth in the “B” final of the 200 free, placing 13th overall with a 1:51.09.
Sophomore Kayla Wofford qualified for the “A” final in the 3-meter, placing fifth with 259.40 points.
The tournament, hosted by the University of Houston, concludes on Saturday, Nov. 18. For all of the latest meet results download the Meet Mobile App, where times and scores will be posted in real time. To find out more information about the Phill Hansel and all of the participating schools visit the Phill Hansel Invitational Meet Page by clicking HERE.