Fast day of prelims for the Cards
Kylliainen takes gold in the 200-IM, upsets 2014 NCAA Champion
Competition Resumes Thursday Morning Prelims
Records fall in first session
Session two saw 13 more B-cuts
Freshman: Houck had an impressive freshman year with the Cardinals as she was named to the All-Conference squad after a strong showing at the AAC Championships. She was a member of the 800-freestyle relay squad which broke a school record with a 1:47.17 showing at the Championships. Houck was the fastest Cardinal as she finished second in the 1650-free in 16:44.64. Along with the second place finish, she finished third in the 500-free with a time of 4:46.11 and finished eighth in the 200-free in 1:49.29. Houck placed first six times this season while winning the 500-free three times (Notre Dame, Kentucky, Cincinnati/Houston). She finished first in the 1000-free against Notre Dame in a time of 10:09.00 and against Xavier. She also added a first place finish in the 200-free at the Michigan Invitational in 1:47.88.
Prep: Abby Houck hails from Boulder, Colorado where she swam for North Jeffco Swim team. Houck is a Colorado state champion in the 500-freestyle. She was also a five- time All- American in the 200- and 400-meter freestyle, and competed at the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 400-meter freestyle.
Personal: Daughter of Daniel and Jane Houck. Born June 20, 1995. Major is Sports Administration.