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Wildcats Post Second Loss of Season against Cal
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: January 13, 2007
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             TUCSON ?- The second-ranked Arizona women’s swimming and diving team posted their second loss of the season today to No. 4 California 159-142, dropping their record to 5-2 (3-2 Pac-10). The Arizona men’s team also participated in an intra-squad meet this afternoon that was not scored.


            The Wildcats began dual-meet competition with a second-place finish in the 400 medley relay, as freshmen Caitlin Iversen, Annie Chandler, Ana Agy and junior Lacey Nymeyer finished second with a time of 3:42.17. In the 1000 free, freshman Joni Zimmerman finished second with a time of 10:09.21.


            Nymeyer won three individual events beginning with the 200 free, finishing with a time of 1:47.58. In the 100 free, Nymeyer won with a time of 49.95, and later finished first in the 500 free with a time of 4:51.71.


            Freshman Andrea Boritzke finished first in the 100 back with a time of 55.96, while Chandler and junior Jacquelyn Craft finished second (1:02.14) and third (1:04.43) in the 100 breast.


            Senior Whitney Myers placed third in the 200 fly with a time of 2:02.04, as sophomore Lara Jackson finished second in the 50 free and Anna Turner finished third (23.41).


            Back-to-back victories were posted by the Wildcats, as Iversen won the 200 back with a time of 2:00.26 and Craft won the 200 breast as well with a time of 2:16.55. In the 100 fly, Agy finished second with a time of 55.13 and Myers finished third (56.39).


            Myers posted her first individual win of the weekend in the 200 IM, finishing with a time of 2:02.84, while the 400 free relay team of Turner, Boritzke, sophomore Lindsey Kelly and sophomore Taylor Baughman ended the meet by finishing second with a time of 3:26.33.


            In the diving competition that took place on Jan. 5, senior Megan Macdonald finished first in the 3-meter competition with 305.00 points, while sophomore Allison Scaife finished second (287.30). MacDonald finished second in the 1- meter (259.20) and senior Holly Kast finished third (258.60).


            The swimming and diving teams will continue dual-meet action on January 19-20 when they travel to Austin, Texas, to take on the Texas Longhorns and the SMU Mustangs at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Competition will begin at 7 p.m. (CST) on Friday and at 12 p.m. Saturday.




Margo Geer P12 WOTY