The Lansing girls’ swimming team opened its 2013 season Tuesday.

Competing at the Lawrence Invite, the Lady Lions placed fifth.

"It was a good start," Lansing coach Mona Hauver said. "We faced some very tough competition in our first meet and I thought we competed well."

The top finishes for Lansing came from two relay squads. The 200 medley relay of Ally Hecht, Carmen Mabee, Rachel Jessup and Cynnamon Dill placed 10th, while the 200 free relay of Mabee, Kelli Myracle, Rachael Woody and MeKayla Depalois came in 11th.

Lansing will compete at Washington Monday at 4 p.m.