SDSU Swimming Takes Sixth At Pacific Tiger Invitational
Oct. 30, 2005
STOCKTON, Calif. - Sophomore Diana MacManus earned a third-place finish in the 100 backstroke and took seventh in the 200 back to lead the San Diego State swimming team to a sixth-place finish at the Pacific Tiger Invitational over the weekend in Stockton, Calif.
USC won the eight-team meet with 796 points, followed by Pacific (533 points), Denver (383.5), BYU (364), Washington State (231.5) and the Aztecs (214.5). Nevada (203) and UC Davis (97.5) ended up seventh and eighth, respectively.
MacManus, a transfer from University of Texas, posted times of 59.12 seconds in the 100 back and 2:09.07 in the 200 back. She also teamed with senior Samantha Peters, and juniors Rachel Rife and Kimberlee Frith for a seventh-place finish in the 200 free relay (1:42.49).
Frith shined individually as well, placing sixth in the 50 free (24.68) and 14th in the 200 free with a season-best time of 1:55.32. She also anchored the 800 free relay to a time of 7:57.12, good for fifth place.
Junior Stella Karoly picked up a pair of top 10 finishes, swimming the 200 butterfly in 2:10.38 (ninth place) and 100 fly in 59.14 (10th place), while Rife had two season-best times, including a ninth-place finish in the 500 free (5:03.69).
The Aztec divers will join the swimmers on Nov. 11 and 12, when they travel for meets against Mountain West Conference foes Utah (4 p.m. MT) and BYU (noon MT).
Pacific Tiger Invitational