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NCAA Div. I Women: Coughlin, Becks Lead Cal to Upset Over #3 Arizona -- January 27, 2002

BERKELEY, Calif., Jan. 26. THE number 6-ranked California women's team (5-1) handily defeated No. 3 Arizona, 135-108, this afternoon at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

Coach Terri McKeever's Golden Bears won seven of the meet's 13 events and were led by sophomores Natalie Coughlin and Danielle Becks, who won two individual events each. Coughlin and Becks had won three individual races yesterday in Cal's win over Arizona State.

Coughlin, 2001 NCAA Swimmer of the Year, won the 200 free (1:48.96) and 500 free (4:44.61) -- an event she rarely swims in competition. Her time in the latter race was a Spieker Aquatics Complex record, topping the time of 4:44.91 set by Stanford's Janet Evans -- the American-NCAA record-holder -- on Feb. 16, 1991 during the Stanford dual.

Cal's school record is 4:41.12 by Lisa Myers from the prelims of the 1987 NCAA Championships in Indianapolis.

Coughlin is now 20-0 in Pac-10 dual meet races durin g her two-season career in Berkeley.

Becks won the 50 (23.48) and 100 frees (50.66) for the second-consecutive day.

Other Cal winners included senior Alice Henriques in the 200 back (1:58.70), who had gone a pr 1:57.6 against Arizona yesterday; and junior Staciana Stitts in the 200 breast (2:13.66). Da Bears also captured the 400 medley relay (3:43.72, Henriques, Stitts, sophomore Natalie Griffith, Becks).

Arizona was led by Artemis Daphnis, a Greek Olympian, who won the 1000 free (pr 9:57.58) and the 400 IM (pr 4:17.57). Wildcat diver Claire Febvay also won both the one-meter (271.88) and three-meter diving competition (264.53).

The Bears will travel to Los Angeles next weekend to face Pac-10 foes USC on Friday, Feb. 1 at 1 p.m. in the McDonald's Olympic Pool; and UCLA on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 1 p.m. at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center Pool.

NCAA DIVISION 1 WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING DUAL MEET
CAL VS. ARIZONA
SPIEKER AQUATICS COMPLEX
BERKELEY, CA., JAN. 26, 2002

25 Yd. Pool


Results:

California 135
Arizona 108


400 Medley Relay
1. Cal A (Alice Henriques, Staciana Stitts, Natalie Griffith, Danielle
Becks) 3:43.72
2. UA A (Manitt, Wagner, Papadopoulou, Kilian) 3:47.64
3. Cal B (Ng, Monroe, Galbavy, Mitchell) 3:55.10


1,000 Freestyle
1. Artemis Daphnis UA 9:57.58
2. Whitney Cal 9:58.61
3. Morelli Cal 10:11.29
4. Loecher UA 10:25.75
5. Henriques Cal 10:32.04


200 Freestyle
1. Natalie Coughlin Cal 1:48.96
2. Hayes UA 1:50.61
3. Zimbone UA 1:51.74
4. Sissener Cal 1:51.97
5. Medina Cal 1:52.22


50 Freestyle
1. Danielle Becks Cal 23.48
2. Stitts Cal 23.62
3. Harper Cal 23.71
4. Vanker UA 23.74
5. Highstrom UA 24.89


400 Individual Medley
1. Artemis Daphnis UA 4:17.57
2. Yokouchi Cal 4:18.32
3. Ng Cal 4:22.27
4. Monroe Cal 4:23.96
5. Mason UA 4:24.60


Three-Meter Diving
1. Claire Febvay UA 264.53
2. Flynn Cal 239.85
3. Kunk UA 232.88
4. Urioste Cal 217.28
5. Borawski Cal 209.18


200 Butterfly
1. Emily Mason UA 2:01.91
2. Papadopoulou UA 2:02.48
3. Sissener Cal 2:03.63
4. Morelli Cal 2:04.31
5. Yokouchi Cal 2:04.40


100 Freestyle
1. Danielle Becks Cal 50.66
2. Vanker UA 51.24
3. Zimbone UA 51.98
4. Harper Cal 52.04
5. Mitchell Cal 53.13


200 Backstroke
1. Alice Henriques Cal 1:58.70
2. Hayes UA 1:59.31
3. Yokouchi Cal 2:01.37
4. Manitt UA 2:03.05
5. Hastings Cal 2:03.92


500 Freestyle
1. Natalie Coughlin Cal 4:44.61
2. Daphnis UA 4:50.70
3. Mason UA 4:51.59
4. Whitney Cal 4:51.68
5. Burden Cal 5:03.36


200 Breaststroke
1. Staciana Stitts Cal 2:13.66
2. Wagner UA 2:14.68
3. Miller UA 2:17.75
4. Monroe Cal 2:18.51
5. Griffith Cal 2:21.05


One-Meter Diving
1. Claire Febvay UA 271.88
2. Flynn Cal 249.68
3. Urioste Cal 223.5
4. Borawski Cal 208.35
5. Kunk UA 208.28


400 Freestyle Relay
1. UA A (Jamie Krohn, Julie Manitt, Annie Joseph, Jessica Hayes) 3:24.51
2. Cal A (Coughlin, Burden, Hastings, Harper) 3:25.56
3. Cal B (Galbavy, Whitney, Medina, Mitchell) 3:33.25