LONG BEACH, Calif. ?C The University of Arizona continues to put numerous swimmers into final events at the Pac-10 Championship at Belmont Plaza Olympic pool in Long Beach, Calif.
The first preliminary of the day was the 400 yard IM. UA swimmers Jenny Forster (4:17.71) and Kathryn Thompson (4:18.52) qualified for the championship final tonight. Also qualifying for the finals tonight was Carley Beaudreau (4:19.50).
In the 100 yard fly, the Wildcats qualified six swimmers for tonightˇ?s finals. Ana Agy (53.61) will swim in the championship final while Lara Jackson (53.63), Hailey DeGolia (53.75) and Brandy Collins (54.16) will all take part in the A consolation final. Swimming in the B consolation final for the U of A is Dana Christ (55.00) and Emma Darlington (55.01).
Senior Lacey Nymeyerˇ?s time of 1:46.49 was fast enough for the top time in the 200 yard free prelim this morning. Joining Nymeyer in tonightˇ?s championship final from Arizona will be Anna Turner (1:46.72) and Taylor Baughman (1:47.53). Leone Vorster (1:49.73) will swim in the A consolation final while teammates Susana Helms (1:49.84) and Katherine Raatz (1:50.32) will take part in the B consolation final.
The Wildcats had three swimmers qualify for tonightˇ?s championship final in the 100 yard breaststroke. Those three include: Annie Chandler (1:01.11), Jessica Embick (1:01.45) and Jacquelyn Craft (1:01.95).
Arizona did one better with qualifying four swimmers in the championship final for the 100 back. Swimming in tonightˇ?s championship final will be: DeGolia (53.57), Justine Schluntz (53.92), Andrea Boritzke (54.21) and Agy (54.76).
There has been a correction in the meets total points. Diving scores have been added. Arizona still has the lead over Stanford, 499-482. Cal is in third place with 403 points.
The finals will begin tonight at 7 p.m. with the 400 IM. The final for the 100 butterfly will follow and being at 7:26 p.m.? At 7:38 p.m., the 200 free is slated to start. Following the 200 free will be the 100 breaststroke (7:49) and the 100 back (7:59). There will also be a 400 medley relay which the Cats will take part in. That will begin at 8:34 p.m.