Christmas Forum Duke Kahanamoku Sprint Meet in the Books

HONOLULU, HI, January 1. THE annual Christmas Forum Duke Kahanamoku Sprint Meet went off without any snags. Hiram College, Coe College, and Houston joined Hawai`i yesterday in the yard-shortened meet, reports Markus Owens of UH.

The four-team, non-scored meet is set up for visiting teams from that travel to Hawai`i for training purposes during the Christmas and New Year holiday season.

The sprint meet consists of smaller versions of regular events such as the 50-yard butterfly, 50 breaststroke, and 100 individual medley.

Several UH swimmers improved on their season-best times at today's meet, including Matt Chun (100 Fly, 57.32), Nick Cabebe (200 Free, 2:06.81), Joe Andrew (50 Free, 22.71), Chad Thomsen (50 Free, 22.59) on the men's side.

For the Rainbow Wahine, individual best performances were clocked in by Carly Mitchell (50 Free, 25.47 / 200 Free, 2:04.31), Mia Broden (50 Free, 26.31), and Jaclyn Rosen (100 Free, 1:00.75).

One schedule change for the UH divers:
The UH Diving Invitational has been moved up to January 8 & 9 at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex to accommodate all of the visiting teams. The event begin on the 8th at 2:30 p.m. with the men's 1-meter, followed by the women's 3-meter one hour later. On the 9th, the women's 1-meter starts at 9 a.m., followed by the men's 3-meter and men and women's platform.

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