San Antonio - The Trinity swimming & diving teams defeated the NCAA Division II University of Texas of the Permian Basin Saturday in dual meets in Hixon Natatorium.
The Tiger men beat the Falcons 138-123, and Trinity's women emerged as the winners by a score of 156-100.
The competition began with the diving competition. Daniel Valmessei won the men's 1-meter event, beating the UT-Permian Basin diver by 4.8 points. Anthony Liva was runner-up on the high board. Christine Peterson was Trinity's only women's diver.
First-year swimmer Mabel Fowler was the champion of three individual events, taking first place in the 1,000-yard freestyle, 200-yard freestyle, and 200-yard backstroke.
Fowler joined Liz Ryan, Rebecca Andruzzi, and Lindsay Hagmann on the first-place 200-yard medley relay team. Hagmann, Ryan, Star Rosales, and Elizabeth Nelson were the winning quartet of the 200-yard freestyle relay.
Andruzzi also picked up two individual champion in the 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly.
Jacob Hurrell-Zitelman won the men's 500-yard freestyle and the 1,000-yard freestyle.
Shamzi Alkaff was also a double individual winner in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle.
The Trinity Tiger Invitational is set for November 17-19 at San Antonio's Palo Alto College Natatorium.