|Spartans Move To 6-1 With Win At UC San Diego|
San Diego, Calif. ----- The #23-nationally ranked San Jose State University
women's swimming and diving team completed its four-team, three-days of
competition with a 183-109 dual-meet win over UC San Diego and improved its
record to 6-1.
"We are very pleased with the
performances of the swimmers and divers," said head coach Sage Hopkins,
whose team is on a six-meet winning streak. "UCSD is one of the toughest
teams we will face in a dual meet all year, and I am very proud of our team
In the 16-event meet, the Spartans had 12
first-place finishes and set six pool records at the Canyonview Pool on the UC San Diego campus. Seniors Marisa DeWames and Amy Kilby and juniors Ashlyn
Acosta and Darcie Anderson had two first place finishes each.
DeWames had a tremendous day with pool record first-place
finishes in the 100 and 200 freestyles with times of 51.49 and 1:50.69, respectively.
Acosta finished first in the 100 and 200 butterfly with times of 56.15 and 2:04.25, respectively. Her 100 butterfly time was a pool record.
won the 100 breaststroke in 1:04.71 and the 200 breaststroke in 2:20.19.
Kilby had another great day, placing first in
the 1 and 3-meter dives with scores of 261.41 and 282.15, respectively, and
contributed 18 points to the final score.
Other first place finishers for the Spartans
are senior Amy Friedhoff, junior Erika Harvey and sophomore Michaela McLean, .
"We have had a tremendous three days of competition with the
team improving each day." Hopkins concluded.
The Spartan divers travel to Los Angeles, Calif., January 11 through January 13 to compete in the Bruin Diving Invitational. The swimming team is back in action, January 19, at Nevada, in a dual meet.
San Jose State Swimming and Diving
January 6, 2013
San Diego, Calif.
San Jose State 183, UC San Diego 109
200 Medley Relay
1. San Jose State "A" (McLean, Anderson, Acosta, Foster), 1:45.89. 2. San Jose State "B" (Smith, Buxbaum, Craddock, Harvey), 147.66.
1 Meter Diving
1. Marisa DeWames (SJSU), 51.49. 2. Erika Harvey (SJSU), 52.84. 4. Kiley Foster (SJSU), 53.21. 5. Danielle Smyth (SJSU), x53.77. 7. Elana Faria (SJSU), x53.84. - Morgan Miller (SJSU), 54.29. - Amber Nelson (SJSU), x54.98.
1. Darcie Anderson (SJSU), 2:20.19. 3. Amanda Buxbaum (SJSU), 2:24.86.
3 Meter Diving
1. Beth Dong (UC San Diego), 2:07.28. ---Andrea Chan (SJSU), x2:07.94. ---Darcie Anderson (SJSU), x2:10.67. --- Alli Davis (SJSU), x2:10.80. ---Ashlyn Acosta (SJSU), x2:11.53. ---Haley Smith (SJSU), x2:12.72.
200 Freestyle Relay
1. UC San Diego "A", 1:37.28. - San Jose State "A" (Harvey, Foster, Craddock, DeWames), x1:39.49. --- San Diego State "B" (Davis, McLean, Beneke, Smyth), x1:37.82.