Berkeley, Calif. ----- San Jose State University junior Cari Reiswig's victories in the 1- and 3-meter diving events highlighted the Spartans' 178-113 loss to the University of California in a non-conference dual meet at the Spieker Aquatics Center.
Reiswig posted a 320.55 winning score in the 3-meter event to qualify for the 2017 NCAA Zone Championships meet in March. She now has posted qualifying scores in the 1-meter and 3-meter events in back-to-back meets. Reiswig won the 1-meter event scoring 286.50.
"Cari who had a tremendous performance on one meter and three meter (events)," said San Jose State women's swimming and diving head coach Sage Hopkins.
Cal (3-1), ranked second nationally, won 13 of the 16 contested events.
Junior Colleen Humel was San Jose State's other winner. She was first in the 100 backstroke with a time of 56.52. Humel also finished second in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:02.92.
"I'm very happy with today's results. We had a very tough competition. This (Cal) is a program that has won four out of eight of the last national championships and it was a great opportunity to compete against one of the best programs in the world. Overall, I'm very happy with the way we performed," added the Spartans' head coach.
Taylor Solorio in the 100 free, Allyson Fellows in the 500 free, Jenner Johnson in the 200 breast Brenna Bushey in the 100 fly and Jenna Lloyd in the 200 individual medley also finished second in their respective events.
San Jose State (2-1) returns to action Saturday, December 31 at CSU Bakersfield in a dual meet starting at 11:00 a.m.
San Jose State University women's swimming and diving
San Jose State vs. #2-California
Spieker Aquatics Complex, Berkeley, Calif.
Final score -- California 178, San Jose State 113
200 medley relay - 1, California `A', 1:42.42. 3, San Jose State `A' (Colleen Humel, Jenner Johnson, Brenna Bushey, Gabby Heng), 1:46.31. 6, San Jose State `B' (Lisa Ellis, Jenna Lloyd, Kimberlee Giggey, Antoinette Loya), 1:52.22.
100 free - 1, Celina Li, California, 51.68. 2, Taylor Solorio, San Jose State, 52.41. More San Jose State Finishers - 3, Gabby Heng, 53.86. 4, Antoinette Loya, 54.15. Kate Hanf, x54.74. Maleah Schmidt, x58.44.
500 free - 1, Kristen Vredeveld, California, 5:01.53. 2, Allyson Fellows, San Jose State, 5:14.00. More San Jose State Finishers - 3, Jamie Dodd, 5:17.09. 4, Katie McIntee, 5:20.22. 5, Gillian Logan, x5:23.05.
100 butterfly - 1, Noemic Thomas, California, 53.66. 2, Brenna Bushey, San Jose State, 57.17. More San Jose State Finishers- 3, Violani Auva'a, 57.74. 4, Taylor Solorio, 59.34. 5, Kimberlee Giggey, x1:04.06. Tori Fountain, x1:02.37. Jacqueline Nisson, x1:03.23. Claire Hultin, x1:11.66.
200 individual medley - 1, Katie McLaughlin, California, 2:03.89. 2, Jenna Lloyd, San Jose State, 2:10.83. More San Jose State Finishers- 3, Kate Hanf, 2:13.38. 4, Jamie Dodd, 2:15.86. 5, Gillian Logan, x2:19.88.
200 free relay - 1, California `B', 1:34.02. 2, San Jose State `A' (Taylor Solorio, Colleen Humel, Antoinette Loya, Brittany Heng), 1:37.38. Other San Jose State Finishers - 3, San Jose State `B' (Kimberlee Giggey, Gabby Heng, Violani Auva'a, Lisa Ellis), 1:41.22. 4, San Jose State `C ` (Katie McIntee, Victoria Fountain, Erin Wayman, Jenner Johnson), x1:42.04.
Dual meet records:
San Jose State -- 2-1.
California -- 3-1.