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Swim and Dive Complete Competition against Texas and SMU
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: January 20, 2007
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Austin, Texas ?- The No. 5 men’s and No. 2 women’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.


            The women began today’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.


            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).


            Chandler 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).


            Jackson 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).


            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.


            On the men’s side, Arizona 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.


            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.


            In the 50 free, Subirats finished first with a time of 20.33 and Ritter finished first in the 200 IM (1:49.87).


            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.


            Arizona will return to action on Feb. 3 to host intra-state rival Arizona State for the final dual meet of the season. Competition will begin at 1 p.m. (MST) at Hillenbrand Aquatic Center.

Margo Geer P12 WOTY