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20070120 Swim and Dive Complete Competition against Texas and SMU
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Release: 01/20/2007
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Austin</B></st1:City><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">, <st1:State w:st="on">Texas</st1:State> ? </B>The No. 5 men&rsquo;s and No. 2 women&rsquo;s Arizona swimming and diving teams completed the second day of competition against Texas and Southern Methodist Saturday afternoon, as the women downed the eighth-ranked Mustangs 235-116 and the No. 12 Longhorns 213-139, while the men defeated SMU 145-104 and fell to No. 1 Texas 165-188.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>The women began today&rsquo;s action with a victory in the 200 medley relay, as the team of sophomore Justine Schluntz, freshman Annie Chandler, sophomore Lara Jackson and junior Lacey Nymeyer posted an NCAA consideration time of 1:41.43.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>In the 1650 free, freshman Joni Zimmerman finished second with a time of 16:45.36. Nymeyer won the 200 free with a time of 1:49.92 and sophomore Anna Turner finished third (1:51.05), while freshman Caitlin Iversen finished third in the 100 back (56.25). </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Chandler</st1:place></st1:City> swept the breaststroke events after winning the 200 breast Friday night (2:13.19) and the 100 breast today with a time of 1:01.75. In the 200 fly, senior Whitney Myers finished second (2:02.51) and freshman Ana Agy fished third (2:03.24).</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Jackson</st1:place></st1:City> won the 50 free with a time of 23.14 and Turner finished third (23.37), while Myers finished second in the 200 IM (2:02.97) and freshman Jenny Forster finished third (2:05.65).</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>The 400 free relay team of Turner, Myers, sophomore Taylor Baughman and Nymeyer finished dual meet action for the women with a second place finish, posting a time of 3:23.31.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>On the men&rsquo;s side, <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> won five of nine events beginning with the 200 medley relay team of juniors Albert Subirats, Ivan Barnes, Darian Townsend and sophomore Nicolas Nilo, which won with a time of 1:29.09.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>Freshman Jean Basson finished first in the 1650 free with a time of 15:21.00 and was followed by a series of second-place finishes, as senior Adam Ritter finished second in the 200 free (1:37.09), Subirats finished second in the 100 back (48.54) and Barnes fished second in the 100 breast (55.11), respectively.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>In the 50 free, Subirats finished first with a time of 20.33 and Ritter finished first in the 200 IM (1:49.87).</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>For the final event of the meet, the 400 free relay team of Subirats, Nilo, Townsend and Ritter finished first with a time of 2:55.79.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> will return to action on Feb. 3 to host intra-state rival <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Arizona</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> for the final dual meet of the season. Competition will begin at 1 p.m. (MST) at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Hillenbrand</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Aquatic</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Center</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>.</P>
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