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
Mia Schachter posts third school record of the weekend with 100 free leadoff split time of 49.85
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 fly: 55.58 at C-USA Championship (2/28/14)
200 fly: 2:01.18 at C-USA Championship (3/1/14)
50 free: 25.83 at Houston Quad Meet (2/1/14)
200 free: 1:56.52 vs UALR (10/12/13)
200 IM: 2:07.31 at Phill Hansel Invitational (11/21/13)
2013-14: Swam in all nine meets as a true freshman, claiming Conference USA Freshman Swimmer of the Year honors...set Tulane record in the 200 fly with a 2:01.18 at the Conference USA Championship (March 1) to go with season-best times of 25.83 in the 50 free with a leadoff split at the Houston Quad Meet (Feb. 1), 55.58 in the 100 fly during the preliminaries of the C-USA Championship (March 28), 1:56.52 in the 200 free vs UALR (10/12/13) and 2:07.31 in the 200 IM at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 21)...tallied 14 top three individual finishes with wins the 100 fly, 200 fly and 200 free vs UALR and the 200 fly at LSU (Oct. 25) and at North Texas (Jan. 18), second-place showings in the 100 fly and 200 IM at LSU, the 100 fly at West Florida (Oct. 11) and at LSU, and the 200 IM vs Vanderbilt (Nov. 2), and third-place performances in the 100 and 200 fly at Vanderbilt, the 200 fly vs UALR and the 200 IM at West Florida...in relay action, helped the 200 medley unit win vs UALR, finish second vs Vanderbilt and tie for third at West Florida, the 400 free squad post a second-place showing at North Texas and the 400 medley team record a third-place finish at LSU...also swam leadoff in the 200 free at the Houston Quad Meet and the third leg of the 800 free at the Phill Hansel Invitational (Nov. 22)...away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Lambert High for coach Kerry Langley...set school individual records in the 200 IM (2:07.8) and 100 fly (57.5) while helping the 400 free relay team post a school mark (3:34.7) and the 200 medley unit post a state record (1:46.8)...as a senior, was voted team captain, helped lead Longhorns to a second-place finish at the state championship and claimed the state title in the 200 medley relay en route to earning All-America honors in the event...also swam four years for the Swim Atlanta Select Team where she was a five-time Georgia All-Star, was a Summer Junior National Qualifier and a Winter National Qualifier...at the 2011 American Short Course Championship, she finished sixth in the 100 fly (56.71) and 20th in the 100 back (59.18)...away from the pool, was a member of the National Honor Society and DECA, earned academic letters all four years and was named outstanding marketing student as a junior.
Personal: Born Eleanor Hadden Sills on July 29, 1995, in Albany, Ga...daughter of Carl and Elizabeth Sills...father, Carl, played basketball at LaGrange College...majoring in sociology.