LAWRENCE, Kan. — Texas A&M freshman swimmer Taylor Pike won the College Swimming Coaches Association of America Open Water Championships with a time of 1:03:48.0 in the Aggie women’s swimming and diving team’s first race of the season Saturday at Lone Star Lake. The event, which featured 76 swimmers, was hosted by the University of Kansas.
Fellow freshman Joy Field came in second with a time of 1:03:55.3. Sophomore Mollie Wright finished 39th with a time of 1:09:20.9, freshman Ashley Conrad was 40th (1:09:20.9) and sophomore Karling Hemstreet came in 45th at 1:09:29.0.
A&M’s next action is its home opener Oct. 18-19 against Ohio State at the Rec Center Natatorium.