Denver, Miami Split

MIAMI, Dec. 13. THE University of Denver men's swimming team won nine of 11 events on their way to a convincing 148-44 win over the University of Miami yesterday afternoon. The Denver women, who won only two events, suffered their fourth dual meet loss of the season 140-64.

Leading the way for Denver on the men's side were senior Brian Keats (Toronto, Ontario) and sophomore Greg Dontchos (Littleton, Colo.), both earning two first place finishes. Keats won the 200-yard individual medley (1:58.63) and the 100-yard backstroke (53.06), while Dontchos was victorious in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events (22.15, 47.65).

Other first place finishers for the men included senior Brian Dontchos (Denver, Colo.), junior Asaf Shachaf (Tel Aviv, Israel) and freshman Logan Horsley (Los Angeles, Calif.). Brian Dontchos won the 100-yard butterfly (53.02), Shachaf earned a first place finish in the 100 breaststroke (59.38) and Horsley won his first blue ribbon of the season with his victory in the 1000-yard freestyle (9:41.23).

On the women's side, Denver seniors Sarah Corcoran (Denver, Colo.) and Helen Rychecky (Littleton, Colo.) led the way, each scoring 13 points.

Corcoran won the 100-yard freestyle (53.36) and finished second in the 50-yard freestyle (24.42), Rychecky earned first place in the 100-yard backstroke and second in the 200-yard individual medley.

Other top finishers for the Denver women were senior Erin Lundy (St. Charles, Ill.) and junior Katie Holtmeier (Chanhassen, Minn.) who each earned second place finishes, Lundy in the 500-yard freestyle (5:12.90) and Holtmeier in the 1000-yard freestyle (11:19.75).

The Pioneers will return to the pool on January 11, 2002 when they take on Air Force Academy in a dual meet in Colorado Springs, Colo. at 4 p.m.

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