TUCSON, Ariz. ?C In the last dual meet of the season, the No. 2 Arizona menˇ?s swimming team knocked off in-state rival, Arizona State this afternoon in Tempe, Ariz. The score of the meet was 199-85. The win improves the Wildcats record to 9-0 (5-0, Pac-10).
The first event of the day for the men was the 200 yard medley relay. Arizonaˇ?s team of Albert Subirats, Ivan Barnes, Darian Townsend and Robert Iddiols finished in first place with a time of 1:29.59.
Senior, Townsend finished in first place in the 200 yard free (1:37.60) and the 100 yard free with a time of 44.54.
Subirats also finished in first place in two other events. Those events were the 100 yard backstroke (48.19) and the 100 yard butterfly (47.96).
Arizonaˇ?s Josh Arreguin had two first place finishes when he finished with top times in the 100 yard breaststroke (55.15) and the 200 yard breaststroke (1:59.54).
Freshman, Cory Chitwoodˇ?s time of 1:49.62 was quick enough for a first place finish in the 200 yard butterfly. Chitwood also finished in first place in the 200 yard backstroke. His time was 1:46.02.
Finishing off the day on the swimming side of the meet was the 200 yard freestyle relay team of Joel Greenshields, Marcus Titus, Jake Tapp and Nicolas Nilo. Their time of 1:22.64 was fast enough for a first place finish.
On the 1-meter dive, Arizonaˇ?s Ben Grado finished in first place with 348.38 points. Teammate Matt Bisordi finished in second (320.70). It was the same one two on the 3-meter dive. Grado finished in first with 356.03 points and Bisordi finished in second with 337.50 points.
Up Next ?C The menˇ?s next event will be the Pac-10 Championships. The tournament will be held in Long Beach, Calif. The event starts on March 5 and runs through March 8.