Spitser Leads Spartans In Day One of A3 Performance Invitational

Freshman Morgan McCormick placed third in the 200 yard IM with a time of 2:02.97.

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Nov. 20, 2014

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. – The San José State University women’s swimming team ended its first day of competition at the A3 Performance Invitational in fifth place with 191 points.

Junior Riley Spitser led the Spartans in the three-day meet at East Los Angeles College. Spitser claimed the Spartans lone first place finish, finishing ahead of the pack in the 500-yard free, touching the wall in 4:46.10.

"We are really happy with Riley's performance this evening," said head coach Sage Hopkins. "That was a great swim for her, and she is just beginning to scratch the surface of her potential."

Day two of the three-day event is set to begin at 9:00 a.m. PT.


A3 Performance Invitational
November 20, 2014
East Los Angeles College - Monterey Park, Calif.

Team Scores
1. San Diego State – 370
2. UC Santa Barbara – 261
3. UCLA – 224
4. Hawai’i – 193
5. San José State – 191
6. Fresno State – 151
7. UC San Diego – 144
8. Cal Poly – 131
9. USC – 128
10. Cal State Bakersfield – 117
11. San Diego – 114
12. California Baptist – 112
13. Loyola Marymount – 106

Day One Final Results
200-Yard Free Relay
1. USC, 1:29.90 (Wilk, Sweson, Stewart, Toskey); 8. SJSU, 1:34.90 (Beneke, Solorio, Nelson, McLean)

500-Yard Free
1. Riley Spitser (SJSU), 4:46.10; 16. Colleen Humel (SJSU), 5:04.15; 28. Brooke Hammond (SJSU), 5:02.33; 31. Kayla Nakamoto (SJSU), 5:07.90

Women 200-Yard IM
1. Natilee Ruiz (SDSU), 2:00.51; 3. Morgan McCormick (SJSU), 2:02.97; 15. Haley Smith (SJSU), 2:06.71; 23. Michelle Berry (SJSU), 2:07.74; 20. Allison Davis (SJSU), 2:08.20; 31. Amanda Buxbaum (SJSU), 2:09.05

Women 50-Yard Free
1. Anika Apostalon (SDSU), 22.41; 15. Brynne Beneke (SJSU), 23.78; 23. Taylor Solorio (SJSU), 24.05; 24. Lynea Baudino (SJSU), 24.25; 31. Amber Nelson (SJSU), 24.25

Women 400-Yard Medley Relay
1. USC, 3:36.19 (Weiss, Tosky, Stewart, Wilk); 6. SJSU “A”, 3:47.98 (McCormick, Yoder, McLean, Solorio)