MEMBER SIGN IN
Don't have an account? Click Here
Swimming/Diving
No. 10 Women's Swimming & Diving Loses To No. 7 Arizona, 199-101
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Release: 02/16/2002
Send Mail Print RSS
Courtesy: Sun Devil Athletics
Related Links

Feb. 16, 2002

Final Stats

Complete Results in PDF Format
Download Free Acrobat Reader

TEMPE, Ariz. - In the final home meet of the season, Arizona State's 10th-ranked women's swimming and diving team lost to No. 7 Arizona for the eighth time in as many years, 199-101, Saturday afternoon at Mona Plummer Aquatic Center. The Sun Devils wrapped their dual season with a 6-4 record, while Arizona moved to 7-2.

Making their last home appearances as Sun Devils, school record holders Sarah Baham and Natalie Burgess were the only ASU athletes to earn first-place points. Baham, who holds the ASU record in both butterfly events, won the 100-yard fly in 55.70 and finished runner-up in the 200y fly in 2:00.54, which was her fastest effort since the Texas Invitational.

Burgess, a diver out of Phoenix, Ariz., who is ASU's record holder in the 1-meter optionals and the 3-meter six-dive format, placed first in the 3-meter Saturday with a total of 294.45. In the 1-meter optionals, Burgess finished runner-up to Arizona's Claire Febvay (267.68) at 262.28.

Other seniors turning in top performances included Amanda Stanford in the 1000y freestyle. While UA's Artemis Daphnis placed first in 9:57.83, Stanford and sophomore Brooke Towsend gave ASU a two-three finish with respective times of 10:03.47 and 10:04.93. Likewise, senior Riley Mants finished runner-up in both breaststroke events. In the 100y breast, Mants' 1:04.54 was well off Jessica Wagner's victorious pace of 1:02.95, but the 200y breast saw Mants touch the wall just a few tenths shy of a win, 2:16.82 compared to Wagner's 2:16.34.

Seniors Katie Cuskie, Jennifer Lowe and Alicia Wheelock also competed in their final collegiate home meets. Cuskie placed sixth in both the 100y (1:00.98) and 200y (2:10.98) backstroke, while Jen Lowe earned fifth-place finishes in both the 100y (1:06.3) and 200y (2:24.13) breast. Wheelock's best finish of the day was a fourth-place showing in the 200y fly (2:05.98), but she also competed in the 100y fly (sixth, 57.58) and 100y free (seventh, 53.62).

It's now on to the post-season for ASU, starting with the Pac-10 Championships. The women's swimming portion will run February 28 through March 2, from Long Beach, Calif. The women's diving portion will be contested over the same dates from Tucson, Ariz.

Arizona State Sun Devils
advertisement
Sun Devil Mail
SDXP
Inferno
Maroon Bundle
Away Game Viewing Party
Sun Devil Club Fall Campaign
Maroon Bundle
Mini Plans
Baseball Flex Plans