Nov. 20, 2003
Melanie Loftus won the one meter diving competition at the Terrapin Cup Invitational, earning a score of 227.31 overall. In the swimming events, five Elis qualified to swim in tonight's heats by finishing 24th or better in their races.
In the 500-yard freestyle event, Christina Hession finished 13th and earned a spot in the consolation heat with a time of 5:06.23. With a time of 5:08.94, teammate Laura O'Brien came in 21st, which allows her to compete in the bonus heat.
Megan Bailey and Moira McCloskey both qualified for the consolation heat in the 200 Individual Medley. Bailey finished 10th with a time of 2:09.77, while McCloskey was right behind her in 11th place at 2:10.19. In addition, Danielle Page earned a 22nd place finish, good for the bonus heat, in the 200 IM.
The qualifiers will swim tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the final heats. The Terrapin Cup meet continues through Saturday. Check here for updates.