Jan. 5, 2013
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego women's swim team opened up the 2013 calendar year by hosting San Jose State for the USD Relay Meet on Saturday afternoon from the Sports Center Pool. While the final score favored SJSU, 245-219, the Toreros turned in a number of quality swims on the day that featured 10 relay events.
USD's A relay (Noonan, Kimmel, Stone) started off the day with a second-place showing in the 300-yard butterfly relay, coming in at 3:00.26. The Toreros' B relay (Sellers, Burmood, Anderson) clocked a fourth-place time of 3:10.63 in that event.
In the 300-yard backstroke relay, USD's A squad (Franz, Deckard, Reierson) finished in second place with a time of 3:00.15. The B relay (Anderson, Phillips, Campbell) came in fourth at 3:14.80.
Sammi Cohn, Paige Sellers and Melissa Andruzzi teamed up to place second in the 300-yard breaststroke by finishing in 3:25.62. Katie Olsen, Erica Burmood and Morgan Scarth came in behind them at 3:51.23.
The 800-yard freestyle relay saw the A squad (Noonan, Lee, Cahill, Lineback) finish in second with a 7:49.74.
In the 500-yard freestyle crescendo (50-100-150-200 yards), Jackie Taylor, Maddie Baker, Haley Cahill and Francesca Finucane made up USD's A relay and took third place with their swim of 4:45.65.
The Toreros' A relay (Reierson, Sellers, Phillips, Lee) also finished third in the 400-yard medley relay by clocking a 4:06.23.
USD's A (Stone, Andruzzi, Finucane, Kimmel) put up a second-place showing in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a swim of 1:37.25, while the B relay (Franz, Cahill, Jones, Taylor) wasn't far behind with their time of 1:42.05, which put them in fourth.
In long distance action, Scarth, Lineback and Noonan came in second in the 1500-yard freestyle relay, finishing in 15:53.61.
The Toreros wrapped up the day with back-to-back second-place finishes in the 400-yard (4x100 IM) relay (4:04.83) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:34.61).
USD moves on to compete in the Beach Cup on Jan. 18-19 in Malibu, Calif. where they will go up against Loyola Marymount, Fresno State and host Pepperdine.