Spartans Conclude Arena Invitational In Second Place

Ashlyn Acosta had a first place finish in the 200 Butterfly.

Nov. 23, 2013

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Long Beach Calif. --- The San José State women's swimming team concluded the Arena, placing second overall with a score of 1094 behind San Diego State (1196.5).

Seniors Ashlyn Acosta and Darcie Anderson each had an impressive day, both finishing first in their races.

Acosta finished first in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:59.83, improving her season best mark of 2:01.58. She later joined the team of Erika Harvey, Taylor Curado, and Alysha Bush and placed third in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:23.63.

Anderson won the 200 Breaststroke in 2:15.30, a time nearly five seconds faster than her previous season best mark.

"We are very proud of the team's performance over the past three days, especially today," said head coach Sage Hopkins. "We had numerous noteworthy performances that have cemented themselves in our school record books. I would l like to especially like to highlight our first place efforts of Ashlyn and Darcie, and the great performances of our "A" and "B" relays."

The Spartans go into training and do not return to competition until January 3, 2014, as they travel to Bakersfield, Calif. to take on CSU Bakersfield.

 

November 23

Final Results:

200 Backstroke

  1. Natilee Ruiz (San Diego State), 1:58.45. 5. Christina Bruni (SJSU), 2:02.34 7. Haley Smith (SJSU), 2:03.02. 10. Brynne Beneke (SJSU), 2:02.52. 28. Morgan Miller (SJSU), 2:08.33. 30. Lisa Ellis (SJSU), 2:08.87.

1650 Free

  1. Verger Gourson, (Pacific), 16:36.47. 5. Riley Spitser (SJSU), 16:55.50. 19. Allyson Fellows (SJSU), 17:39.20.

100 Free

  1. Cheyene Coffman, 48.24. 4. Alysha Bush (SJSU), 49.55. 5. Erika Harvey (SJSU), 50.33. 10. Taylor Curado (SJSU), 50.85. 23. Taylor Solorio (SJSU), 52.22. 24. Amber Nelson (SJSU), 52.80.

200 Breaststroke  

  1. Darcie Anderson (SJSU), 2:15.30. 5. Amanda Buxbaum (SJSU), 2:19.03. 10. Michelle Berry (SJSU), 2:19.75. 15. Natasha Moffitt (SJSU), 2:23.46. 22. Shannon Slaught (SJSU), 2:23.87.

200 Butterfly

  1. Ashlyn Acosta (SJSU), 1:59.83. 19. Kayla Nakamoto (SJSU), 2:06.41.

400 Free Relay

  1. San Diego State "A", 3:19.98.  3. San Jose State "A" (Harvey, Curado, Bush, Acosta), 3:23.63. --- San Jose State "B" (Bruni, Nelson, Solorio, Spitser), x3:27.58.

Team Scores:

1. San Diego State University     1196.5  

2. San Jose State University        1094

3. University of Hawaii                728.5  

4. Fresno State University          587.5

5. California Polytechnic St Univ. 585.5  

6. University of the Pacific        559.5

7. Loyola Marymount University  556 

8. Cal St Univ Bakersfield           536

9. University of San Diego         533.5 

10. UC San Diego                        508.5

11. Pepperdine University         215