Day two at TYR Northwestern Invitational

Dean Berhow-Goll

After day two of the TYR Northwestern Invitational, Iowa State has retained its second-place position.

Even though the team was disappointed with its first-day performance, there was a bright spot on day two.

Dani Harris continued her strong outing, as she obtained the first victory for the Cyclones in the 100-yard backstroke. She posted her career-best time of 55.52 in that race. Harris also competed in the 400 IM, finishing 10th with a time of 4:30.03.

Another impressive swimmer for Iowa State was Sarah Norris, who managed third place in the 100 backstroke final. The time of 57.31 was the 10th-fastest finish in school history.

As for the divers, four Cyclones finished in the top 10, led by Jenn Botsch’s score of 256.40, which earned her third place.

The Cyclones will wrap up competition tomorrow with prelims starting at 9 a.m., and the finals start at 3 p.m. The Cyclones are still in second place with a score of 472.5, and Northwestern has the lead with a score of 890.5.