NCAA Div. I: Texas Men's And Women's Swimming and Diving Teams Stand In First After Six Events Against Arizona and Arizona State -- February 4, 2002
TUCSON, Ariz.- The University of Texas No. 2 women's and No. 3 men's
swimming and diving teams both stand in first place following day one
of triangular meet competition against Arizona and Arizona State,
respectively, at the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center in Tucson, Ariz. The
Texas women lead No. 3 Arizona (66-44) and No. 7 Arizona State
(87-23), while the Longhorn men are ahead of No. 9 Arizona (52-39)
and No. 5 Arizona State (68-42).
The Longhorn women won all six events of the day, with junior
Joscelyn Yeo (Republic of Singapore) leading the way with two
individual wins and teaming on a relay victory. Yeo grabbed
individual top honors in the 200 IM (2:02.00) and the 50 freestyle
The team of freshman Sarah Wanazek (Brookfield, Wis.), junior Tanica
Jamison (Dublin, Calif.), senior Lauren Martin (Houston, Texas) and
junior Erin Phenix (Cincinnati, Ohio) got UT on the board early in
the first event of the day by winning the 200 free relay (1:33.49).
Senior Lauren Thies (Bend, Ore.) followed by timing first in the 500
free (4:52.96). The Horns wrapped up swimming competition for the
day by gathering yet another top finish, with senior Bethany Lindberg
(Woodbridge, Va.), Yeo, Jamison and Phenix winning the 400 medley
relay in 3:47.51.
In diving, sophomore Ally Hartzell (Austin, Texas) added to the UT
lead by giving a top performance on the one-meter springboard with a
score of 272.50.
The UT men were led by senior Tommy Hannan (Baltimore, Md.) and Chris
Kemp (Southlake, Texas), both who picked up individual event
victories. Kemp took charge for the Horns during the second event of
the day, placing winning the 500-yard freestyle in 4:29.48. Hannan
captured top honors in the 200 IM, timing an NCAA "B" consideration
time of 1:49.96. Texas continued to roll in the 400 medley relay,
with the quartet of Hannan, sophomore Brendan Hansen (Havertown,
Pa.), Ian Crocker (Portland, Maine) and Kemp taking first in an NCAA
"B" cut time of 3:16.62.
Senior Troy Dumais (Ventura, Calif.) continued his dominance on the
springboard, capturing first on the three-meter with a score of
637.15. The win improves Dumais' record on the three-meter board to
a perfect 6-0 this season.
Men's and women's action between Texas, Arizona and Arizona State
continue on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center in
Tucson. The second session will begin at 10 a.m. (CST), followed by
the third and final session at 3 p.m. (CST). Check www.
TexasSports.com for the latest Texas men's and women's swimming and
Friday, Feb. 1, 2002--Hillenbrand Aquatic Center--Tucson, Ariz. WOMEN'S RESULTS (AFTER SIX EVENTS) No. 2 Texas 87, No. 7 Arizona State 23 No. 2 Texas 66, No. 3 Arizona 44
MEN'S RESULTS (AFTER SIX EVENTS)
No. 3 Texas 52, No. 9 Arizona 39
No. 3 Texas 68, No. 5 Arizona State 42