Tulane team post wins in 11 of 16 events to post second victory of the season
Junior Mia Schachter wins 100 free, Green Wave post five second-place showings on Saturday
Grender, Lincoln and Schachter set school marks in 400 IM, 200 free and 100 breast, respectively
Holly Grender sets school mark in 200 IM while Mia Schacter ties her own mark in 50 free
Green Wave fall to Western Kentucky, 201-96, and come up short against host Commodores, 178-109
Photos By Parker Waters
100 back: 56.09 at C-USA Championship (2/28/14); at C-USA Championship (2/22/13)
200 back: 2:01.42 at C-USA Championship (2/23/13)
50 free: 24.35 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/15/12)
100 free: 54.87 vs North Texas (10/20/12)
Career Notes: Two-year letterwinner has participated in all 18 meets so far in her career...holds No. 2 individual marks in Tulane history in the 100 back (56.09 on Feb. 22, 2013 and Feb. 28, 2014) and 200 back (2:01.42 on Feb. 23, 2013)...also holds No. 9 and No. 11 overall marks in the 100 back and the No. 2 and No. 7 times in the 200 back...in relay action, part of a school-record 200 medley unit (1:41.29 on Feb. 20, 2013) and 400 medley squad (3:42.93 on Feb. 28, 2014) while also sharing the No. 3 (1:43.75 on Nov. 22, 2013), No. 4 (1:44.69 on Nov. 16, 2012), No. 6 (1:45.50 on Oct. 26, 2012) and No. 9 (1:46.12 on Jan. 25, 2013) in the 200 medley relay as well as the No. 2 (3:45.13 on Nov. 21, 2013), No. 3 (3:45.25 on Feb. 21, 2013) and No. 4 (3:45.95 on Nov. 15, 2012) in the 400 medley relay.
2013-14: Swam in all nine events as a sophomore...tied a career high with a 56.09 in the 100 back with a leadoff split at the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 28) to go with season-best times of 24.61 in the 50 free at the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (Feb. 27) and 2:02.68 in the 200 back at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 23)...tallied six individual top three finishes with a win in the 200 back vs UALR (Oct. 12), second-place performances in the 100 back vs UALR (Oct. 12) and the 100 and 200 back at North Texas (Jan. 18), and third-place showings in the 100 and 200 back vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 2)...in relay action, claimed third-team All C-USA honors in the 400 medley with a school-record 3:42.93 at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 28)...third place showing was one of 10 top three relay finishes with a win in the 200 medley vs UALR, second-place showings in the 200 free vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 2) and 200 medley vs Vanderbilt and at North Texas (Jan. 18), third-place performances in the 200 free vs UALR, 200 free and 400 medley at LSU (Oct. 25) as well as the 400 free at North Texas (Jan. 18), and a tie for third in 200 medley at West Florida (Oct. 11)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
2012-13: Participated in all nine meets as a true freshman...posted career-best times of 56.09 in the 100 back in the preliminaries of the Conference USA Championship (Feb. 22), 2:01.42 in the 200 back at the C-USA Championship (Feb. 23), 24.35 in the 50 free with a leadoff split at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 15) and 54.87 in the 100 free vs North Texas (Oct. 20)...tallied three top-three times with individual wins in the 100 back at Arkansas-Little Rock (Oct. 6) and at Loyola Marymount (Jan. 11) to go with a third-place showing in the 200 back at Loyola Marymount...claimed second-team All C-USA honors in the 200 medley relay, swimming leadoff for the record-setting 1:41.29 showing at the league championship (Feb. 20)...runner-up showing was one of 11 top-two finishes, posting wins in the 200 free at Loyola Marymount, in 400 free at Arkansas-Little Rock and in the 400 medley at Loyola Marymount and at UALR, finishing second in the 200 free at San Diego State (Jan. 7), in the 400 free vs North Texas and in the 200 medley vs North Texas, vs LSU, at Vanderbilt and at the LSU Tri-Meet...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
High School: Four-year letterwinner from Texas High for coach Carl Auel...earned first-team 4A all-state honors in the 100 back her final three seasons, the 200 medley relay as a freshman and senior, and the 200 free and 400 free relays as a freshman...claimed Most Valuable Freshman honors in 2009 while earning Most Valuable Female Swimmer recognition and being named team captain as a senior...set a school record in the 100 back as a sophomore with a 59.36, trimmed the time to 58.74 as a junior, and again as a senior at 57.81...also helped the 200 medley relay team set a school record with a 1:51.12 as a senior and helped lead the Tigersharks to three top 15 state finishes, including a seventh-place showing as a freshman and an eight-place finish as a senior...away from the pool, was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Mu Alpha Theta, Quill and Scroll Journalism Honor Society and Rosebuds Service Organization while serving as the managing editor of the Tiger Times Newspaper staff and the reporter for the Calculus Club.
Personal: Born Elizabeth Mary Cook on March 30, 1994, in Fort Collins, Colo...daughter of John and Melanie Cook...has one sister, Sarah...undecided on major.