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Vandenberg Wins 200 Fly at Santa Clara International Invite
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  06/26/2006

June 26, 2006

Recent graduate Kim Vandenberg won her signature event, the 200 Butterfly, at the 2006 Santa Clara International Invitational to highlight Bruin competitors at the four-day meet.

Vandenberg posted the No. 1 prelim time (2:13.65), then bettered that time by nearly two seconds in the final to win, swimming 2:11.75. In the 100 Fly, Vandenberg also swam in the A final, finishing eighth in 1:02.09 (8th in prelims, 1:02.55).

Anna Poteete also swam in an A final this past weekend, finishing fourth in the 50 Free in a time of 26.29 (4th in prelims, 26.84). Amy Thurman was 21st in the C final in 27.29.

In the 100 Free B final, Poteete finished 14th in a time of 57.99, while Vandenberg, swimming in the C final, placed 24th overall (58.56).

Poteete also finished 20th in the 100 Back C final (1:05.48) and 23rd (2:24.35) in the 200 Back C final.

Jeana Fuccillo and Chiemi Yamamoto both swam in the B final of the 200 Breast with Yamamoto finishing 13th (2:38.30), while Fuccillo was 17th (2:40.41). In the 400 IM final, Yamamoto finished 16th in the B section (4:58.94), while Fuccillo 22nd (5:00.40) in the C group. Fuccillo also finished 21st in the 100 Breast C final, swimming 1:14.32.

Three more Bruins swam in the finals of the 200 Fly - Isabel Miesner, Shannon Hackett and Fuccillo. Miesner was 14th (2:19.85) and Hackett was 15th (2:19.90) in the B final, while Fuccillo placed 21st in the C final (2:20.42).

Swimming in the C final, Hackett finished 24th overall in the 400m Freestyle (4:24.94). Isabel Miesner was 24th in the 100 Fly C final, swimming 1:04.19.

In the distance races, Jane Imagane finished 16th in the 1500m (17:12.64) and 26th in the 800 Free (9:04.76). Hackett placed 32nd in the 800 Free (9:13.66), while Ellen Brooks was 39th in the 1500m Free (18:16.50).

The 800 Free relay team of Imagane, Vandenberg, Los-Santos and Miesner finished 15th overall in 8:44.53.

All Results

1500 Free
Imagane-17:12.64 (16th)
Brooks-18:16.50 (39th)

200 Breast prelims
Fuccillo-2:40.50 (15th)
Yamamoto-2:40.78 (17th)
Los-Santos-2:46.93 (47th)

200 Breast Finals
Yamamoto-2:38.30 (13th)
Fuccillo-2:40.41 (17th)

200 Free prelims
Hackett-2:07.77 (35th)
Poteete-2:08.39 (43rd)
Yamamoto-2:08.70 (47th)
Imagane-2:09.22 (57th)
Vandenberg-2:09.92 (66th)
Brooks 2:14.53 (128th)

100 Freestyle prelims
Poteete-57.98 (12th)
Vandenberg-58.71 (23rd)
Thurman-1:01.38 (98th)

100 Free final
Poteete- 57.99 (12th)
Vandenberg-58.56 (24th)

400 Free prelims
Hackett-4:24.85 (23rd)
Yamamoto-4:27.73 (32nd)

400 Free final
Hackett-4:24.94 (26th)

100 Fly prelims
Vandenberg-1:02.55 (8th)
Miesner-1:03.89 (21st)
Hackett-1:04.92 (25th)

100 Fly Final
Vandenberg-1:02.09 (8th)
Miesner-1:04.19 (24th)
400 IM prelims
Yamamoto-4:59.76 (14th)
Fuccillo-5:04.88 (27th)
Iversen-5:12.38 (49th)
Miesner-5:14.46 (55th)

400 IM finals
Yamamoto-4:58.94 (16th)
Fuccillo-5:00.40 (22nd)

100 Breast prelims
Fuccillo-1:16.00 (26th)
Los-Santos-1:16.75 (31st)
Miesner-1:18.00 (41st)

100 Breast final
Fuccillo-1:14.32 (21st)

100 Back prelims
Poteete-1:06.66 (21st)
Iversen-1:09.63 (59th)

100 Back finals
Poteete-1:05.48 (20th)

800 Free Relay
8:44.53- (15th) (Imagane, Vandenberg, Los-Santos, Miesner)

50 Free prelims
Poteete-26.84 (4th)
Thurman-27.59 (26th)
Vandenberg-27.81 (34th)

50 Free finals
Poteete-26.29 (4th)
Thurman-27.29 (21st)

200 Fly prelims
Vandenberg-2:13.65 (1st)
Hackett-2:20.47 (12th)
Miesner-2:21.61 (17th)
Fuccillo-2:22.41 (21st)
Imagane-2:28.57 (52nd)

200 Fly Final
Vandenberg-2:11.75 (1st)
Miesner-2:19.85 (14th)
Hackett-2:19.90 (15th)
Fuccillo-2:20.42 (21st)

200 IM prelims
Fuccillo-2:24.88 (30th)
Miesner-2:25.03 (31st)
Iversen-2:27.31 (50th)
Los-Santos-2:29.06 (63rd)

200 Back prelims
Poteete-2:24.07 (24th)
Iversen-2:24.96 (30th)

200 Back finals
Poteete-2:24.35 (23rd)

800 Free
Imagane-9:04.76 (26th)
Hackett-9:13.66 (32nd)

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