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Cougars Battle Utah, Chloe Larson Sets Gibb Pool Record

Jan 15, 2021

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PULLMAN, Wash (Jan. 15, 2021) – Washington State Women's Swimming claimed seven races including a record-setting win by senior Chloe Larson in the Cougars 140-118 defeat to Utah in the Pac-12 Conference opener Friday evening at Gibb Pool.
 
The Cougars (2-1) received a pair of wins for Michee Van Rooyen in the 200 Free and 500 Free while Larson posted wins in the 50 Free and 100 Free. Larson, a senior from Rapid City, S.D., put her name atop the Gibb Pool record book with a 22.70 time to win the 50 free, breaking Canadian Olympian Taylor Ruck's mark she set while competing for Stanford in 2018.
 
Washington State also received wins from freshman Kiana Swain in the 200 Fly, senior Mackenzie Duarte in the 200 Breast and senior Taylor McCoy in the 200 IM. Van Rooyen and Larson each tied for the meet-high in points scored with (18) while Swain's win was the eighth-fastest 200 fly time in program-history (2:03.74).

The Cougars will head to Seattle U next Saturday before returning home to host Idaho Jan. 29.