Spartans First After First Day Of Arena Invitational

Nov. 21, 2013

Long Beach, Calif. --- The San José State University women's swimming team had seven top ten finishes, leading the Spartans to a first place finish on the first day of the Arena Invitational.

Senior Riley Spitser had a record breaking day, placing second in the 500 free with a time of 4:50.25, topping Amy Friedhoff's time of 4:50.80, set at the 2013 WAC Championships.

In the 50 free, three Spartans improved their season-best marks and placed in the top-10. Erika Harvey placed fourth with a time of 23.18. Alysha Bush finished fifth in 23.20 and Ashlyn Acosta finished ninth with a time of 23.24.

"We had a tremendous day of racing today with numerous highlights including Riley breaking the school record in the 500 free tonight, our relay performances, and the great swims we had in the 50 free," said head coach Sage Hopkins.

The Arena Invitational continues Friday, November 22 through Saturday, November 23.

 

Thursday November 21

Final Results:

200 Free Relay

  1. San Diego State "A", 1:32.17. 3. San José State "A" (Bush, Solorio, Acosta, Harvey), 1:33.07. --- San José State "B" (Bruni, Baudino, McLean, Curado), x1:34.72.

500 Free

  1. Verger Gourson (Pacific), 4:49.70. 2. Riley Spitser (SJSU), 4:50.25. 20. Brooke Hammond (SJSU), 5:05.91. 37. Allyson Fellows (SJSU), 5:10.74. --- Michelle Berry (SJSU), DFS.

200 IM

  1. Crist Mardones (Pacific), 2:03.49. 5. Haley Smith (SJSU), 2:05.09. 7. Darcie Anderson (SJSU), 2:05.90. 13. Michelle Berry (SJSU), 2:07.14. 20. Amanda Buxbaum (SJSU), 2:07.90. 22. Allison Davis (SJSU), 2:08.98. 26. Morgan Miller (SJSU), 2:09.68.

50 Free

  1. Cheyene Coffman, 22.09. 4. Erika Harvey (SJSU), 23.18. 5. Alysha Bush (SJSU), 23.20. 9. Ashlyn Acosta (SJSU), 23.24. 11. Taylor Curado (SJSU), 23.62. 15. Taylor Solorio (SJSU), 23.76. 21. Michaela McLean (SJSU), 24.17. 22. Lynea Baudino (SJSU), 24.35. 25. Christina Bruni (SJSU), 24.09.

400 Medley Relay

  1. San Diego State "A", 3:41.75. 2. San Jose State "A" (Bruni, Anderson, Acosta, Hervey), 3:44.43. --- San Jose State "B" (Smith, Moffitt, Curado, Bush), x3:46.85.

 

Team Scores:

1. San Jose State University     318  

2. San Diego State University   300

3. University of the Pacific        197  

4. University of Hawaii              184

5. Loyola Marymount University  182  

6. Cal St Univ Bakersfield          172

7. UC San Diego                      156  

8. University of San Diego         154

8. Fresno State University        154

 10. California Polytechnic St University   152

 11. Pepperdine University   66