Bruins Remain in Second Place at Pac-10 Championships

Feb. 27, 2004

Complete Results

Long Beach, CA - At the 2004 Pac-10 Women's Swimming Championships, held at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, the Bruins remain in second place with 844 points. Stanford continues to lead the competition with 952.50 points. Arizona is in third place with 821 points, followed by Cal with 740 points. Arizona State rounds out the Top-Five with 642 points.

In today's action, the Bruins were led by three school record-breaking performances. Starting things off was junior Kim Scarborough in the 400 IM. She placed fifth in the final in a new school record time of 4:15.49. Brooke Winkler set the previous record of 4:17.02 in 1999. In the 200 Free, senior Malin Svahnstrom placed fourth in 1:47.08. She had set the previous record of 1:47.16 in 2002. And, in the 100 Back, freshman Katie Arnold finished second in 53.75, breaking the previous record of 54.05 set by Kristin Heydanek a decade ago. It is also a new freshman record (Arnold's previous season best was 54.88). All of the times were NCAA 'A' qualifying times.

Other Bruins finishing in the Top-10 were sophomore Kim Vandenberg, who was the runner-up in the 100 Fly (53.50, 'A'), seniors Kristen Lewis, who was third in the 100 Fly (53.52, 'A'), Sara Platzer in the 200 Free (ninth, 1:48.41, 'B'), Leslie Hovsepian in the 100 Breast (10th, 1:03.65, 'B') and Naoko Watanabe, who was 10th in the 100 Back (55.52, 'B'). Freshman Amy Thurman finished 10th in the 100 Fly in 54.95 (NCAA 'B' time). The UCLA 400 Medley Relay of Arnold, Hovsepian, Lewis and Platzer placed fourth in a NCAA 'B' time of 3:39.86.

Today's other points scorers were Shellene Catalano (100 Breast, 11th, 1:03.78), Jane Imagane (400 IM, 13th, 4:22.85), Katie Nelson (200 Free, 13th, 1:49.35), Courtney Iversen (400 IM, 17th, 4:21.14), Jackie Lobdell (200 Free, 18th, 1:49.65), Cathy Coler (100 Breast, 20th, 1:05.76), Jeana Fuccillo (400 IM, 21st, 4:24.31) and Melissa Miller (100 Fly, 21st, 57.29).

At the Pac-10 Diving Championships, hosted by UCLA in Federal Way, WA, Bruin sophomores Amanda Blong and Paige Thompson advanced to the one-meter springboard finals. In the finals, Blong placed sixth, scoring 264.50, and Thompson was seventh (261.45). In the prelims, Sara Clark finished ninth (239.75) and Janine Strack was 13th (228.75).

The 2004 Pac-10 Women's Swimming and Diving Championships will conclude tomorrow, February 28.

Women's Pac-10 Championships - Day 3 Team Scores
1. Stanford, 952.50
2. UCLA, 844
3. Arizona, 821
4. Cal, 740
5. Arizona State, 642
6. USC, 501
7. Washington, 300
8. Oregon State, 264.50
9. Washington State, 196


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Nov 07
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
W, 180 - 116
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vs. Trojan Diving ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Trojan Diving ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Trojan Diving ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. A3 Invitational
Monterey Park, CA
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vs. A3 Invitational
Monterey Park, CA
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vs. A3 Invitational
Monterey Park, CA
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vs. Texas Invitational
Austin, TX
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vs. Texas Invitational
Austin, TX
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vs. Texas Invitational
Austin, TX
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vs. Minnesota ...
Minneapolis, MN
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vs. Texas Invitational
Austin, TX
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vs. Minnesota ...
Minneapolis, MN
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vs. Texas Invitational ...
Austin, TX
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vs. USA Diving Winter ...
Indianapolis, IN
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vs. Bruin Diving ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Boise State
Salt Lake City, UT
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at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
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vs. Bruin Diving ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Jan 16
vs. Boise State
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 133 - 128
Saturday, Jan 16
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 182 - 95
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vs. Bruin Diving ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Stanford - Diving ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Jan 29
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
L, 118 - 182
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
L, 114 - 185
Friday, Feb 12 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. USC - Diving Start
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Feb 12 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Feb 24 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Swimming ...
Federal Way, WA
Thursday, Feb 25 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Swimming ...
Federal Way, WA
Friday, Feb 26 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Swimming ...
Federal Way, WA
Saturday, Feb 27 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Swimming ...
Federal Way, WA
Monday, Mar 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Zone E Diving ...
Flagstaff, AZ
Wednesday, Mar 16 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Atlanta, GA
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS