FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Seattle University women’s swimming began competition at the 2018 Husky Invitational Friday. Freshman Sarah Carr posted an SU all-time top-10 performance in the 200 IM preliminaries.

“We had a really solid day across the board,” said Coach Craig Nisgor. “We kept getting stronger as the day went on. I’m really happy with what we saw today. We had a good attitude as a team and we’ll look to keep it going tomorrow.”

In prelims Friday morning, Carr tallied a 2:10.05 in the 200 IM, good for ninth-fastest in program history. The freshman also clocked a lifetime best in the 50 freestyle with a 24.55 showing.

Jayna Van Stone put up a lifetime best in the 500 freestyle prelims (5:13.04). Bryn Lasher’s 5:20.44 in the 500 freestyle prelims marked a lifetime-best effort as well. In the 200 IM final, freshman Emma McGill swam a 2:15.66, good for a personal best. Sherlyn Devadason’s 50 freestyle final time of 24.27 was a lifetime best also.

The event rolls on Saturday, with seven races slated. Preliminaries are set to start at 9 a.m.