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Swim and Dive Post Pac-10 Title in 200-yard Medley Relay
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: February 23, 2006
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Long Beach, Calif. - The No. 7 Arizona women’s swimming and diving team finished the first two events of the 2006 Pac-10 Championships Wednesday, tied for first-place with California (120 points) while posting one Pac-10 title.


            This is the conference title in school history for the women in the 200 medley relay as seniors Marshi Smith, Erin Sieper, freshman Lara Jackson and freshman Anna Turner won the race with a time of 1:39.60.


                        The Wildcats completed tonight’s events with the 800 free relay composed of junior Whitney Myers, sophomore Courtney Cashion, senior Jenna Gresdal and sophomore Lacey Nymeyer who finished second with a time of 7:10.00 while tallying the second ?'A’ qualifying time for the NCAA Championships in March.


            The women will return to action tomorrow for day two of the Pac-10 Championships at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool. Preliminaries will begin at 11 a.m. (PST) and finals will start at 6 p.m.


Women - Team Rankings - Through Event 2                   

1. Univ of California Berkeley         120
University of Arizona               120

3. Univ of Southern California         108

4. Univ California Los Angeles         102

4. Stanford University                 102

6. University of Washington             94

6. Arizona State University             94

8. Washington State University          84

8. Oregon State University              84


Margo Geer P12 WOTY