Swimmers Host Oregon State And UNLV For Double Dual Meet
Dec. 17, 2009
LAST TIME OUT
AZTECS IN THE NATIONAL RANKINGS
MWC SWIMMERS OF THE WEEK
Jennings is the second Aztec to receive the league honor this season after senior Petra Radovic was named the MWC Swimmer of the Week on Nov. 10 for her effort during the meet held at SDSU on Nov. 6. Radovic, who hails from Zagreb, Croatia, set the school records in the 500 and 1000 free at that meet and also swam the third leg of the Aztecs' victorious 400-yard free relay team that won with a time of 3:30.36.
50 Free......Stephanie Koch......23.61 100 Free.....Stephanie Koch......50.33 200 Free.....Stephanie Koch....1:48.60 500 Free.....Meghan Zimmer.....4:51.83 1000 Free....Petra Radovic....10:10.17 100 Back.....Leona Jennings......54.22 200 Back.....Leona Jennings....1:57.57 100 Fly......Leona Jennings......55.12 100 Breast...Katelyn Weddle....1:01.45 200 IM.......Leona Jennings....2:01.04 400 IM.......Elena Karpeeva....4:22.03 800 Free Relay....Koch, Zimmer, Radovic, Crider.........7:26.35 200 Medley Relay..L. Jennings, Bierwith, Weddle, Koch...1:41.93MWC TOP TIMES
After the first eight weeks of the season, Aztec swimmers have posted the top times in the Mountain West Conference in 10 of the 14 individual events and three of the five relays. A total of 27 times that rank among the top five in the league during the 2009-10 campaign have been turned in by SDSU swimmers this fall. Entering the week, top MWC times have been recorded by Stephanie Koch (100 & 200 free), Meghan Zimmer (500 free) Petra Radovic (1000 & 1650 free), Leona Jennings (100 & 200 back, 200 IM) and Katelyn Weddle (100 & 200 breast).
AMONG THE NATION'S BEST
In addition, three Aztec relay teams have recorded times that rank among the top 30 in the country in Division I this fall. The 800 free relay foursome of Stephanie Koch, Meghan Zimmer, Petra Radovic and Jessica Crider have turned in a 7:26.35 to rank 27th nationally. In the 200 medley relay, Leona Jennings, Katelyn Weddle, Kim Bierwith and Stephanie Koch's mark of 1:41.93 is the 24th-best time in Division I. And the 400 medley quartet of Stephanie Koch, Leona Jennings, Emilee Jennings and Kim Bierwith ranks 28th with a mark of 3:44.42. The 800 free and 200 medley teams have met the 'B' Qualifying Standard as well.