Aztec Swimmers & Divers Defeat Tulane 61-49
Jan. 10, 2012
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego State swimming and diving team posted a 61-49 victory over Tulane in an abbreviated program meet at the Aztec Aquaplex on Tuesday. With the win the Aztecs improved to 13-0 in dual meet competition this season.
Tuesday's program included races in the 100-yard distances of each stroke as well as a 100 individual medley. The divers also competed in both the one-meter and three-meter events as well.
SDSU opened the met by capturing the top three places in the 100 butterfly with Gemma Johnson (56.94), Mikaela Macklin (58.14) and Loreen Whitfield (58.23) finishing in that order. The Aztec repeated that feat in the 100 backstroke as Leona Jennings (57.93), Macklin (58.24) and Chelsea Bailey (59.94) took the top three places.
SDSU then swept the final swimming event with the trio of Jennings (58.49), Macklin (58.77) and Johnson (1:02.17) taking the top three spots in the 100 individual medley.
Up next for the Aztecs is a trip to Fresno where it will face Fresno State and Cal State Bakersfield in a double dual meet on Saturday, Jan. 14, at noon at the Fresno State Aquatics Center.