Smith tied with freshman Katie Arnold from UCLA in the 100-yard backstroke for the Pac-10 title with a time of 53.22, which is the third conference title for the Wildcats. Junior Jenna Gresdal also qualified for the finals of this event finishing fourth (54.34).
Senior Emily Mason, who took the Pac-10 title in the 500-yard freestyle last night, finished third in the finals of the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:12.10. Sophomore Whitney Myers and junior Lisa Pursley qualified for the finals of the 100-yard butterfly as Myers finished sixth (54.32) and Pursley was eighth (55.34).
Senior Jessica Hayes finished second in the 200-yard freestyle with the second ?'A’ NCAA qualifying time of the evening, with a time of 1:46.77 while freshman Courtney Cashion finished eighth (1:48.03) and classmate Lacey Nymeyer was ninth (1:48.20). In the 100-yard breast stroke, junior Erin Sieper finished fourth with a time of 1:02.29.
For the 3-meter diving competition, seniors Daniela Bemme and Clarie Febvay qualified for the finals where Bemme finished sixth with 460 points and Febvay finished seventh with 449.40 points.
Finishing this evening’s events was the 400-yard medley relay team composed of Smith, Sieper, Myers and Gresdal who took second-place with a time of 3:39.91.
The Wildcats will complete competition at the Pac-10 Championships tomorrow at the
Combined Team Scores - Through Event 14