Swimming And Diving Earns Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 22, 1999

LOS ANGELES - The UCLA women's swimmers will take their second consecutive weekend off before returning to action with a split squad traveling to the Speedo Cup, Texas Invitational and Chris Vonk Invitational. The Bruin divers will return to action at the Chris Vonk Invitational, then will resume competition Jan. 5-9 at the All-American Diving Invitational in Austin, Texas.

Bruins Post Strong Performances at Trojan Diving Invitational
Head coach Tom Stebbins took his UCLA diving contingent across town last weekend, competing at the Trojan Diving Invitational Nov. 18-20. UCLA won one of the three events, with freshman Regan Gosnell and junior Anne Baghramian posting a one-two sweep of the platform competition. Jen McNally and Chrissie Amorosia rounded out the Bruin competitors in that event, finishing fifth and sixth, respectively.

Friday's 3-Meter competition saw Baghramian earn a runner-up finish, while Heidi Prosser finished third. In Thursday's 1-Meter action, Prosser was UCLA's top finisher with a score of 372.55 to finish third. Gosnell was fourth at 365.45, Baghramian fifth with a 364.10, and Amorosia rounded out the Bruin finalists, finishing eighth with a 342.40.

Keiko Price Featured on UCLA Web Site
Bruin senior Keiko Price is currently the featured athlete on the weekly "Bruin Profile" feature on the UCLA Athletic Department web site. Point your web browser to www.uclabruins.com, and click on the "Weekly Bruin Profile" icon in the right-hand column.

Swimming and Diving Loses Pac-10 Openers in Arizona
In the team's first conference action of the 1999-2000 season, the No. 12 Bruin women's swimming and diving team lost a squeaker to Arizona State on Nov. 12, an event contested in meters. UCLA's Keiko Price was the team's only swimmer to earn individual victories, taking the 50 Freestyle in 25.87, and the 100 Free in 56.36. The Bruin 400 Medley Relay team also earned an event victory, finishing in 4:10.53.

On Saturday, UCLA competed against the No. 2 Wildcat women's swimming and diving team in a short course, yards dual meet. Three Bruins won event titles on the day, as Price led the way once again, winning the 50 Free (23.38) and 100 Free (50.65). Price's time in both events exceeds the NCAA's "B-Standard" for short course yards. Junior Beth Goodwin was the second swimmer to earn an event title, winning the 100 Butterfly in a time of 55.35, which is also superior to the "B-Standard" in that event.

Bruin divers also earned an event title, as freshman Regan Gosnell won the 1-meter competition with a score of 227.55 with teammate and fellow freshman Heidi Prosser just behind her at 224.50. Baghramian was UCLA's top finisher in the 3-meter, finishing second with a score of 429.60.

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