SDSU Swimming and Diving Team Travels North to San Luis Obispo for Triangular Meet Vs. Host Cal Poly, Pepperdine

Jan. 25, 2006


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SDSU Swimming and Diving Team Travels North to San Luis Obispo for Triangular Meet Vs. Host Cal Poly, Pepperdine>
The San Diego State swimming and diving team will compete in its final away meet on Friday before the Mountain West Conference Championships when it travels to San Luis Obispo, Calif., for a tri-meet versus host Cal Poly and Pepperdine. The meet is set to begin a noon.

Scouting Cal Poly
The Mustangs (0-6) fell to Cal Baptist (190-106), Loyola Marymount (185-77) and Northern Colorado (207-91) over the weekend. The Aztecs have defeated both Loyola Marymount (180-107, Jan. 6) and Northern Colorado (175-116, Jan. 19) in the new year.

Against Cal Baptist, Stacey Sorensen placed first in the 50 free (25.32) and second in the 100 Back (1:03.37), and Erin Moody was second in the 500 free (5:28.84).

In the double-dual meet against Loyola Marymount and Northern Colorado, Kira Linsmeier led Cal Poly with a second-place finish in the 200 free (1:59.45). Other second-place showings for the Mustangs went to Sorensen in the 50 free (25.10), in the 200 back (2:14.83) and Leanne Singleton in the 200 breast (2:29.98).

A Look at Pepperdine
The Waves are 0-1 after falling to Loyola Marymount, 155-139, on Thursday, Jan. 19 in Pepperdine. Leading Pepperdine was Ali McLeod who took first in the 100 back (58.08) and the 200 IM (2:23.59). McLeod also swam to a second-place finish in the 100 free (52.73), while Nicole Okuna placed first in the 100 fly with a time of 59.03.

The 400 free relay team of Ketrina Lemmen, Heather Brehmer, McLeod, and Haley Wilson took first (3:42.72), while the 200 medley relay of Lemmen, Lauren Velarde, Okuna and Brehmer placed second (1:50.32).

Aztecs Among the Mountain West Leaders
SDSU is making waves in the Mountain West Conference as several athletes are ranked among the top-10 in the league.

Junior transfer Kimberlee Frith leads the way with the MWC's fastest time in the 200 free (1:51.48). She is also fifth in the 500 free (5:02.17) and sixth in the 100 free (52.22).

Freshman Diana MacManus is seventh in the 100 back (58.20) and 10th in the 200 back (2:06.74).

Other top-10 MWC times by Aztecs include junior Emily Parker in the 1,000 free (10:30.66) and classmate Stella Karoly in the 200 fly (2:09.12).

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