Oct. 26, 2002
Los Angeles - After the first evening of competition at the ninth annual Southern Methodist Classic, held at the Perkins Natatorium in Dallas, TX, the Bruins are in fourth place with 134.5 points. Host Southern Methodist is in first place with 170 points, followed by Cal (158.5), Florida State (141), UCLA, Alabama (123) and Pacific (101).
Leading the Bruins in last night's action were senior Regan Gosnell, who placed second on one-meter springboard with 249.6 points, junior Malin Svahnstrom, third in the 200 Free (1:50.40), and freshman Kim Vandenberg, who was third in the 100 Fly (55.35) and 50 Free (24.23).
In the relays, the 400 Medley Relay team of Naoko Watanabe, Cathy Coler, Kristen Lewis and Erica Shugart finished fifth in 3:52.51. The Bruins capped off the evening finishing fourth in the 800 Free Relay in a time of 7:33.68.
The action will continue tonight at 5:30 p.m. PST/7:30 p.m. CST. For complete results, please go to www.smumustangs.com.
Bruin Results - Day 1
2nd - Regan Gosnell, 249.6