#9 UCLA Women Upset #3 Stanford

LOS ANGELES, Calif, January 31. IN today's historic match-up between the #9 defending Pac-10 Champion UCLA Bruins and #3 Stanford Cardinal, the Bruins triumphed by scoring 151 points to the Cardinal's 92.

It marked the second time in school history that UCLA has defeated Stanford. The first victory came in 2000, when the Bruins overcame the Cardinal 154-145. UCLA is now 2-22 all-time against Stanford. The Bruins improve to 7-1 on the season and 4-1 in Pac-10 competition.

The Bruins were dominant in every event today and going one-two in four events. Kicking things off were freshmen Katie Nelson and Jane Imagane in the 800m Free. Nelson won in 8:33.13 and Imagane placed second in 8:40.12. In the 200m Free, sophomore Kim Vandenberg won in 2:00.68 and senior Malin Svahnstrom placed second in 2:01.41. In the 50m Free, senior Sara Platzer continued the Bruin charge by winning in 25.87. Freshman Amy Thurman came in second in 26.20. And, in three-meter diving, sophomore Sara Clark won the event, scoring 276.75. And, junior Janine Strack placed second with 259.80 points.

UCLA went one-three in three events today. In the 200m Fly, Vandenberg, who leads the nation in this event, won in 2:08.84. Senior Kristen Lewis placed third in 2:14.67. In the 100m Free, Svahnstrom won in 56.68 and Platzer was third in 57.12. And, in the 200m Free Relay, the team of Vandenberg, Thurman, Platzer and Svahnstrom won in 1:44.47. The team of junior Lindsey Smart, sophomore Kendall Butler, freshman Katie Arnold and senior Jackie Lobdell finished third in 1:47.71.

One of the highlights of the day was UCLA's sweep of the 200m Back. Senior Naoko Watanabe had an impressive win, separating herself from the competition to finish in 2:13.40. Junior Kim Scarborough placed second in 2:16.77. And, freshman Courtney Iversen placed third in 2:19.33.

Other top Bruin performances were runner-up finishes by Scarborough (200m IM, 2:16.29), sophomore Shellene Catalano (200m Breast, 2:33.34) and the 200m Medley Relay finished second in 1:56.18. In the 400m Free, Nelson placed second in 4:13.14 and Imagane was third in 4:13.52.

In one-meter diving, sophomore Amanda Blong placed third (266.55), Clark was fourth (243.14) and Strack was fifth (237.60). Blong also finished fourth on three-meter, scoring 249.45 points.

Event 1 Women 200 SC Meter Medley Relay
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School Finals Points
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1 Stanford 'A' 1:54.35 11
1) Baumgartner, Megan SR 2) Kirk, Tara SR
3) Kirk, Dana SO 4) Jones, Sarah JR
29.82 30.81 27.80 25.92
2 Ucla 'A' 1:56.18 4
1) Watanabe, Naoko SR 2) Hovsepian, Leslie SR
3) Lewis, Kristen SR 4) Thurman, Amy FR
29.78 33.00 27.91 25.49
3 Ucla 'B' 1:56.83 2
1) Arnold, Katie FR 2) Catalano, Shellene SO
3) Miesner, Isabel FR 4) Butler, Kendall SO
28.83 33.05 28.22 26.73
4 Stanford 'B' 1:57.01
1) Caverly, Kristen SO 2) Carter, Emily JR
3) Daly, Ashley SO 4) Falzone, Lisa FR
29.85 32.57 28.18 26.41
— Ucla 'C' X1:59.77
1) Murray, Chelsea SR 2) Seissen, Eileen SO
3) Daley, Krista SO 4) Buck, Lindsey JR
30.84 32.79 33.92 22.22

Event 2 Women 800 SC Meter Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Nelson, Katie FR Ucla 8:33.13 9
30.62 32.33 32.41 32.37 32.28 32.27 32.13 32.27
32.16 32.21 32.14 32.24 32.32 32.14 32.05 31.19
2 Imagane, Jane FR Ucla 8:40.12 4
30.80 32.68 32.52 32.17 32.06 32.22 32.14 32.61
32.49 32.81 32.83 33.35 33.30 32.83 33.02 32.29
3 Hentzen, Morgan FR Stanford 8:43.40 3
30.92 32.67 32.49 32.54 32.62 32.86 33.00 33.08
32.85 33.17 33.06 33.49 33.08 33.24 32.92 31.41
4 Lobdell, Jackie SR Ucla 8:43.60 2
30.63 33.05 32.93 32.83 33.13 33.07 33.07 33.18
32.87 33.07 32.83 32.98 32.97 32.78 32.81 31.40
5 Costella, Lauren FR Stanford 8:43.63 1
30.87 32.41 32.38 32.43 32.44 32.64 32.83 32.94
33.02 33.04 33.18 33.12 33.44 33.20 33.31 32.38
6 Cameron, Evins JR Stanford 8:56.96
31.16 32.95 33.28 33.24 33.47 33.41 33.32 33.47
33.66 33.95 34.19 34.37 33.91 34.45 34.37 33.76
7 Blakemore, Katy SR Stanford 9:21.10
32.26 35.01 35.41 35.20 35.25 35.54 35.17 35.52
35.08 35.63 35.69 35.47 35.58 35.06 35.03 34.20
— Tinney, Kristen SR Ucla X9:02.39
31.67 33.49 33.89 33.92 34.01 34.18 34.07 33.90
34.21 34.03 34.15 34.15 34.42 34.47 34.60 33.23

Event 3 Women 200 SC Meter Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Vandenberg, Kim SO Ucla 2:00.68 9
28.29 30.48 30.97 30.94
2 Svahnstrom, Malin SR Ucla 2:01.41 4
28.40 30.16 31.37 31.48
3 Kirk, Dana SO Stanford 2:02.85 3
29.39 30.69 31.76 31.01
4 Smart, Lindsey JR Ucla 2:04.38 2
29.89 31.27 31.35 31.87
5 Stahley, Desiree FR Stanford 2:05.56 1
29.15 31.20 32.44 32.77
6 Hentzen, Morgan FR Stanford 2:06.66
30.30 32.09 32.47 31.80
7 Falzone, Lisa FR Stanford 2:06.82
30.19 31.32 32.23 33.08
— Keating, Liz SO Ucla X2:04.68
29.58 31.18 31.76 32.16
— Nieto, Jeannette JR Ucla X2:06.28
30.16 32.02 31.99 32.11
— Miller, Melissa JR Ucla X2:06.31
30.30 32.13 32.40 31.48
— Buck, Lindsey JR Ucla X2:07.24
29.98 32.52 32.50 32.24
— Bal, Tamara JR Ucla X2:10.41
30.56 32.97 33.50 33.38
— Unaphum, Alexis SO Ucla X2:12.64
31.52 33.42 33.84 33.86

Event 4 Women 50 SC Meter Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Platzer, Sara SR Ucla 25.87 9
2 Thurman, Amy FR Ucla 26.20 4
3 Boutwell, Lacy JR Stanford 26.23 3
4 Arnold, Katie FR Ucla 26.59 2
5 Jones, Sarah JR Stanford 26.80 1
6 Baumgartner, Megan SR Stanford 26.94
— Chatfield, Kellin JR Ucla X27.46

Event 5 Women 200 SC Meter IM
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Caverly, Kristen SO Stanford 2:15.15 9
30.36 33.36 38.82 32.61
2 Scarborough, Kim JR Ucla 2:16.29 4
30.55 34.34 40.28 31.12
3 Kirk, Tara SR Stanford 2:17.32 3
30.48 36.95 37.00 32.89
4 Catalano, Shellene SO Ucla 2:18.73 2
30.36 37.32 38.71 32.34
5 Miesner, Isabel FR Ucla 2:20.83 1
30.87 35.71 41.31 32.94
6 Daly, Ashley SO Stanford 2:23.29
31.10 33.93
7 Ransom, Tami JR Stanford 2:28.10
32.30 38.01 44.01 33.78
— Iversen, Courtney FR Ucla X2:20.62
31.52 34.79 41.80 32.51
— Fuccillo, Jeana FR Ucla X2:21.91
31.32 35.44 40.70 34.45
— Murray, Chelsea SR Ucla X2:22.21
31.24 35.88 42.67 32.42
— Coler, Cathy SR Ucla X2:23.07
30.82 37.98 39.94 34.33

Event 6 Women 1 mtr Diving
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Krug, Cassidy FR Stanford 282.52 9
2 Rosenthal, Ashlee JR Stanford 277.57 4
3 Blong, Amanda SO Ucla 266.55 3
4 Clark, Sara SO Ucla 243.14 2
5 Strack, Janine JR Ucla 237.60 1
6 Lashnits, Erin JR Stanford 217.94
7 Bowling, Sara SO Stanford 191.17

Event 7 Women 200 SC Meter Butterfly
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Vandenberg, Kim SO Ucla 2:08.84 9
29.46 32.24 33.15 33.99
2 Kirk, Dana SO Stanford 2:12.92 4
29.96 33.50 34.05 35.41
3 Lewis, Kristen SR Ucla 2:14.67 3
30.77 34.17 34.89 34.84
4 Strohl, Anna SO Stanford 2:17.81 2
31.11 34.86 35.62 36.22
5 Butler, Kendall SO Ucla 2:19.23 1
31.98 34.98 35.76 36.51
— Daley, Krista SO Ucla X2:18.33
31.17 35.08 35.57 36.51
— Miesner, Isabel FR Ucla X2:19.67
31.75 35.82 36.31 35.79
— Buck, Lindsey JR Ucla X2:19.72
31.54 35.16 36.11 36.91
— Miller, Melissa JR Ucla X2:20.92
31.82 35.67 36.64 36.79

Event 8 Women 100 SC Meter Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Svahnstrom, Malin SR Ucla 56.68 9
27.33 29.35
2 Boutwell, Lacy JR Stanford 56.99 4
27.93 29.06
3 Platzer, Sara SR Ucla 57.12 3
27.54 29.58
4 Smart, Lindsey JR Ucla 58.71 2
28.39 30.32
5 Stahley, Desiree FR Stanford 58.77 1
28.32 30.45
6 Falzone, Lisa FR Stanford 58.96
28.67 30.29
7 Baumgartner, Megan SR Stanford 59.64
28.47 31.17
— Chatfield, Kellin JR Ucla X59.21
28.74 30.47
— Bal, Tamara JR Ucla X1:00.41
29.24 31.17
— Nieto, Jeannette JR Ucla X1:00.44
29.24 31.20
— Unaphum, Alexis SO Ucla X1:00.79
29.17 31.62

Event 9 Women 200 SC Meter Backstroke
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Watanabe, Naoko SR Ucla 2:13.40 9
32.45 33.40 33.76 33.79
2 Scarborough, Kim JR Ucla 2:16.77 4
33.38 35.16 34.68 33.55
3 Iversen, Courtney FR Ucla 2:19.33 3
33.20 35.44 35.42 35.27
4 Daly, Ashley SO Stanford 2:21.92 2
33.17 35.37 36.36 37.02
5 Ransom, Tami JR Stanford 2:21.98 1
33.39 36.14 36.49 35.96
— Murray, Chelsea SR Ucla X2:23.05
33.83 35.87 36.82 36.53

Event 10 Women 400 SC Meter Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Hentzen, Morgan FR Stanford 4:13.11 9
30.25 32.00 32.40 32.17 32.10 31.88 31.81 30.50
2 Nelson, Katie FR Ucla 4:13.14 4
30.35 32.02 32.13 32.12 32.03 32.04 31.88 30.57
3 Imagane, Jane FR Ucla 4:13.52 3
29.92 31.29 32.17 32.19 32.03 32.02 32.31 31.59
4 Lobdell, Jackie SR Ucla 4:18.20 2
31.00 32.95 32.76 32.62 32.33 32.27 32.45 31.82
5 Costella, Lauren FR Stanford 4:21.21 1
30.64 32.42 32.81 32.80 33.10 33.15 33.38 32.91
6 Strohl, Anna SO Stanford 4:24.65
30.95 32.97 33.36 33.56 33.38 33.87 33.82 32.74
7 Cameron, Evins JR Stanford 4:25.95
31.07 32.90 33.39 33.41 33.65 33.87 34.14 33.52
— Keating, Liz SO Ucla X4:19.89
30.68 32.24 32.07 32.55 32.45 33.05 33.41 33.44

Event 11 Women 3 mtr Diving
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Clark, Sara SO Ucla 276.75 9
2 Strack, Janine JR Ucla 259.80 4
3 Krug, Cassidy FR Stanford 258.75 3
4 Blong, Amanda SO Ucla 249.45 2
5 Rosenthal, Ashlee JR Stanford 222.38 1
6 Lashnits, Erin JR Stanford 217.20

Event 12 Women 200 SC Meter Breaststroke
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Name Year School Finals Points
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1 Kirk, Tara SR Stanford 2:28.43 9
34.18 37.45 38.55 38.25
2 Catalano, Shellene SO Ucla 2:33.34 4
35.14 38.75 39.75 39.70
3 Gilbert, Kirsten JR Stanford 2:35.36 3
35.57 39.04 40.07 40.68
4 Hovsepian, Leslie SR Ucla 2:36.46 2
36.01 39.64 40.09 40.72
5 Coler, Cathy SR Ucla 2:38.71 1
36.82 39.63 40.75 41.51
6 Carter, Emily JR Stanford 2:40.57
35.73 40.66 42.07 42.11
— Fuccillo, Jeana FR Ucla X2:37.38
36.92 40.30 40.05 40.11
— Seissen, Eileen SO Ucla X2:43.74
37.05 40.71 41.70 44.28

Event 13 Women 200 SC Meter Freestyle Relay
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School Finals Points
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1 Ucla 'A' 1:44.47 11
1) Vandenberg, Kim SO 2) Thurman, Amy FR
3) Platzer, Sara SR 4) Svahnstrom, Malin SR
26.26 26.39 25.74 26.08
2 Stanford 'A' 1:46.13 4
1) Boutwell, Lacy JR 2) Stahley, Desiree FR
3) Jones, Sarah JR 4) Ransom, Tami JR
26.75 26.62 26.05 26.71
3 Ucla 'B' 1:47.71 2
1) Smart, Lindsey JR 2) Butler, Kendall SO
3) Arnold, Katie FR 4) Lobdell, Jackie SR
27.41 26.80 26.42 27.08
4 Stanford 'B' 1:55.54
1) Blakemore, Katy SR 2) Costella, Lauren FR
3) Cameron, Evins JR 4) Strohl, Anna SO
29.14 29.03 28.56 28.81
— Ucla 'C' X1:50.64
1) Bal, Tamara JR 2) Chatfield, Kellin JR
3) Unaphum, Alexis SO 4) Nieto, Jeannette JR
28.36 27.09 27.57 27.62

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