Cyclones take fourth in Kansas Invitational


Freshman Amanda Paulson takes first place in the 50-yard freestyle during the meet against Minnesota on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Beyer Hall. Cyclones lost 199-100.

Kristin Peterson

The ISU swim team finished the Kansas Invitational in fourth place at its three-day swim meet in Topeka, Kan.

At the end of the Championship-style 18-event meet, Notre Dame, ranked among the top 20 teams in the nation, had finished in the lead out of the six teams that competed. They were followed by Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa State.

Rice and Nebraska-Omaha followed the Cyclones in fifth and sixth place, respectively.

Iowa State finished with 410 team points. Cyclone Amanda Paulson came in first in the 50 Freestyle, in Day 1, which contributed 20 points to the teams score.

Imelda Wistey took a second place finish in the 100 breaststroke, leading day two for the Cyclones.

Iowa State held their spot ending each of the three days of competition in fourth place. They ended Day One with 135 points and Day Two with 286 points.

The ISU swim team competes again on Dec. 7 in Iowa City as part of the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series.