Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
20070113 Swim and Dive Fall to Stanford
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: January 13, 2007
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<p><b>TUCSON - </b>The No.2 Arizona women&rsquo;s swimming and diving team posted their first loss of the season this afternoon to top-ranked Stanford 143-94, dropping their record to 5-1 (3-1 Pac-10), while the No. 5 men&rsquo;s team was defeated by the second-ranked Cardinal 131-110, posting their second loss of the season and dropping their record to 4-2 (1-2 Pac-10).</p><p> The women&rsquo;s 400 medley relay &lsquo;B&rsquo; team of freshman Caitlin Iversen, junior Jacquelyn Craft, freshman Ana Agy and junior Brandy Collins began the meet for the Wildcats, finishing second in the event with a time of 3:45.98.</p><p> Junior Lacey Nymeyer completed a successful, yet exhausting meet after swimming the three longest distances in a dual meet. Nymeyer finished second in the 1000 free (10.03.75), followed by a first-place finish in the 200 free (1:48.36), while later finishing second in the 500 free (4:54.21).</p><p> Sophomore Lara Jackson finished second in the 50 free with a time of 23.32 and classmate Anna Turner finished third (23.57), while senior Whitney Myers finished third in the 200 IM (2:02.27) and Iversen finished fourth (2:05.91).</p><p> In the 200 fly, Agy finished third overall with a time of 2:02.86 and sophomore Taylor Baughman finished fourth in the 100 free with a time of 51.59, while Iversen finished second in the 200 back with a time of 2:01.77.</p><p> Stanford&rsquo;s Caroline Bruce posted an exhibition time in the 200 breast of 2:13.88 that was not counted in the meet, but good enough to take first place. However, Craft won the event with a time of 2:16.84, while freshman Annie Chandler finished second (2:18.44).</p><p> The women&rsquo;s 400 free relay team of Collins, sophomore Lindsey Kelly, Baughman and Jackson finished with a victory posting a time of 3:28.47.</p><p> In the diving well, senior Megan MacDonald finished second in the 1-meter with 247.55 points and finished third in the 3-meter (254.20), while sophomore Allison Scaife finished fourth in the event with 246.55 points.</p><p> On the men&rsquo;s side, the 400 medley relay team of freshman Jake Tapp, junior Ivan Barnes, junior Albert Subirats and senior Adam Ritter won with a time of 3:15.20. Junior Matt Biel finished second in the 1000 free with a time of 9:24.97 and sophomore David Pursley finished third (9:31.79).</p><p> Sophomore Nicolas Nilo won the 200 free with a time of 1:37.71, while Subirats posted another Arizona victory in the 50 free, finishing with a time of 20.42. Ritter also finished first in the 200 IM with a time of 1:49.09, while junior Darian Townsend finished third (1:49.63).</p><p> Nilo tallied another individual win in the 100 free with a time of 43.96 and Ritter finished third (44.77), while Tapp finished second in the 200 back with a time of 1:50.32.</p><p> Freshman Jean Basson finished second in the 500 free with a time of 4:32.54 and sophomore Josh Arreguin finished fourth in the 200 breast (2:05.01).</p><p> The 400 free relay team of Subirats, Nilo, freshman Joel Greenshields and Townsend finished the meet by winning the event with a time of 2:57.87.</p><p> </p><p> Freshman diver Mike Guilfoil finished third in both springboard events, posting 280.95 points in the 1-meter and 264.85 in the 3-meter</p><p> The wildcats will continue dual meet action tomorrow when they take on the No. 4 California Golden Bears (women only) at Hillenbrand Aquatic Center at 1 p.m. (MST). </p>
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