Rugile Mileisyte Completes Second Event at World University Games

July 7, 2009

BELGRADE, Serbia - Washington State University swimmer Rugile Mileisyte competed in the 100 backstroke at the World University Games, Tuesday, her second event at the competition.

Mileisyte, a rising junior from Alytus, Lithuania, placed fourth in her heat and 26th overall during the preliminaries with a time of 1:04.73. She missed the cut for the semifinals by 1.23 seconds and was 3.99 seconds behind Japan's Shiho Sakai who posted the best time in the morning.

Competition continues through, July 11.

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