CHICAGO, Ill. — Lawrence University standout Paige Witter placed in the top five in three events to pace the Vikings swim teams at the University of Chicago Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
Witter grabbed fourth in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:02.39 and placed fifth in both the 200 butterfly (2:18.34) and 500 freestyle (5:23.87). Led by Witter, the Lawrence women were fourth with 525 points.
The top finisher on the women’s side was the 800 freestyle relay team of Witter, Taylor Winter, Emily Flack and Emei Thompson, which placed third in 8:15.24.
Winter also grabbed fourth in the 500 freestyle in 5:22.48, and Flack took home fifth in the 200 freestyle in 2:03.01.
The 200 freestyle relay team and 400 medley relay team both placed fourth, and the 400 freestyle relay team was fifth.
On the men’s side, Travis Charlow was the top finisher for the Vikings with a seventh-place finish in the 100 backstroke in 59.22 seconds. The 200 freestyle relay team also took seventh in 1:37.26.
The Lawrence men were sixth in the team standings with 172 points.