Jan. 29, 2005
The No. 11 Bruin swim and dive team fell to No. 5 Stanford on Fridy, 176-124 in Pac-10 dual meet action. The Cardinal improved their all-time record against UCLA to 22-2. The Bruins will now head to Berkeley on Saturday for the final leg of their Northern California road trip.
Senior Kim Scarborough and junior Kim Vandenberg led the Bruins with some impressive times in the pool. Vandenberg was a three event winner, posting victories in the 200 Free (1:49.69, "B" time), 200 Fly (1:58.57, "B") and 100 Fly (54.80, "B"), while Scarborough swam an "A" standard of 2:04.73 in the 200 IM to finish second overall in that event. Sophomore Jane Imagane posted the only other Bruin individual win on Friday, with a victory in the 1000 Free (9:51.63). The 200 Medley Relay team of Katie Arnold, Eileen Seissen, Vandenberg, and Amy Thurman was victorious in a time of 1:43.07).
Including Scarborough and Vandenberg, the Bruins swam 12 NCAA qualifying marks. Arnold finished second in the 100 Back (55.50, "B"), Jeana Fuccillo (2:05.18) and Isabel Miesner (2:05.70) swam "B" times in the 200 IM, and Nicolette Teo finished second in the 100 Breast (1:03.51) with a "B" time. The Bruins went 2-3-4 in the 200 Breast with Teo (2:17.04), Shellene Catalano (2:17.80) and Fuccillo (2:17.91) all posting "B" times and Imagane swam a "B" time in the 500 Free (4:51.71).
In one-meter diving competition, junior Paige Thompson finished third with a score of 233.62, while junior Amanda Blong finished just behind her in fourth with a score of 231.60. In three-meter competition, Thompson again finished third with a score of 272.25.