Jan. 11, 2007
TEMPE, Ariz. -
The Sun Devil women kicked of the team's 2007 portion of its schedule in impressive fashion, earning a pair of decisive victories, the first coming against the University of British Columbia on Sat., Jan. 5 (137-49) and ASU followed that win up with another against Pac-10 Conference rival Oregon State (180-82) on Sat., Jan. 6.
In competition against the UBC Thunderbirds, Andrew and Beckberger each won two events, as Andrew took first in the 200 IM (2:04.51) and 100 fly (55.12), while Beckberger won the 50 free (23.43) and 100 free (51.33).
Against the Beavers, Andrew and sophomore Beckberger each notched a pair of individual victories, as Andrew won the 100 back (56.31) and the 100 fly (54.50), while Beckberger took first in the 100 free (51.51) and 200 free (1:51.09).
Freshman Jess Perazzo added a victory in the 50 free, her first individual first-placed finish of the season.
ASU's men also defeated UBC (117-67), however in three-team dual meet action on Saturday ASU fell to
Junior CJ Nuess paced ASU's effort against
In Saturday's action, Neuwert and Nuess led the way for the Sun Devils, as Neuwert took first in the 50 free (20.27) and Nuess won the 400 IM (3:52.82).
Redshirt freshman diver Micky Benedetti also added to ASU's scoring effort, earning the top 1m (362.10) and 3m (362.03) diving scores of the meet.
Saturday marks ASU's final home meet of the 2006-07 season, and the Sun Devil men and women will travel to