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20070317 Cats Qualify Six for Last Day of Finals Competition(1)
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Release: 03/17/2007
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in"><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Minneapolis</B></st1:City><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">, <st1:State w:st="on">Minn.</st1:State> ? </B>The <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> men&rsquo;s swim team completed the final day of preliminary competition at the 2007 NCAA Championships this afternoon, qualifying six athletes to compete in three events.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in">Freshman Jake Tapp qualified for his first individual championship finals of the meet in the 200 back, finishing eighth overall with a person best time of 1:42.75.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in">Three Wildcats qualified for the100 free, as senior Adam Ritter finished fourth (42.45), sophomore Nicolas Nilo finished seventh (42.71) and junior Darian Townsend finished ninth (42.83).</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in">Finishing off today&rsquo;s events was the 400 free relay team of junior Albert Subirats, Nilo, freshman Joel Greenshields and Townsend finished fifth overall with a time of 2:52.72.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in">Freshman Jean Basson will swim the first of four heats of the 1650 free timed finals at 5 p.m. (CST). Finals competition for the remaining events will begin at 7 p.m.</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><U>Day Three Qualifiers<o:p></o:p></U></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center>Jake Tapp ? 200 back</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center>Adam Ritter ? 100 free</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center>Nicolas Nilo ? 100 free, 400 free relay</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center>Darian Townsend ? 100 free *, 400 free relay</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center>Albert Subirats ? 400 free relay</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center>Joel Greenshields ? 400 free relay</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><o:p> </o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center>* indicates swimmer is qualified for consolation finals (9<SUP>th</SUP> ? 16<SUP>th</SUP> place)</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center> </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center> <TABLE borderColor=#006600 cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=2 bgColor=white border=1> <P> <TBODY> <TR> <TD> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><U>Records Broken After Day Two Prelims<o:p></o:p></U></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p> </o:p></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 2.5in 3.5in 4.5in"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Adam Ritter</B><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>200 IM<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>1:41.72<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>school</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 2.5in 3.5in 4.5in"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Subirats, Nilo, Ritter, Townsend</B><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>200 FR<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>1:16.26<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>school</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 2.5in 3.5in 4.5in"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Albert Subirats<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN></B>100 back<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>44.83<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>school, UM pool</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 2.5in 3.5in 4.5in"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Albert Subirats<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN></B>100 fly<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>44.57<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>NCAA, school, UM pool</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: 2.5in 3.5in 4.5in"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal">Nilo/ Basson/ Townsend/ Ritter<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN></B>800 free relay<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>6:14.14<SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>NCAA, school, UM pool</P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p> </o:p></P></TD></TR> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P></P></TABLE></P>
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