FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas, October 12. GEORGIA head coach Jack Bauerle became a member of the 400-wins club on Friday as the Lady Bulldogs knocked off Arkansas and North Texas.
Georgia (3-0, 1-0 SEC) topped the Lady Razorbacks 168-127 and posted a 212-82 decision against North Texas, giving Bauerle his 400th and 401st career victories. In 29 years with the Lady Bulldogs, Bauerle has 233 wins; with the Bulldogs in 25 years, he has accumulated 168 victories.
"It was a neat day for us to reach the milestone," Bauerle said. "I am certainly proud of it because it reflects well on Georgia and our program. The members of this team are pleased to have this part of Georgia history. That's a nice point of pride for them. We've had so many good people come through the program, and they are all responsible for any records we set now or in the future."
Junior Jessica Cole and freshman Chelsea Nauta paced the Lady Bulldogs on Friday by winning two events each. Cole took the 50 freestyle in 23.95 and the 100 free in 51.26. Nauta claimed the 200 free with a time of 1:47.42 and took the 200 backstroke in 2:01.39.
Georgia swept the distance free events, with freshman Kelsey Ditto winning the 500 free in 4:51.07 and senior Anna Miller claiming the 1,000 free in 10:01.00.
Senior Lauren Groblewski touched first in the 100 back in 57.59, while sophomore Kelly McNichols won the 100 breaststroke in 1:02.53 and freshman Colleen Haase won the 200 breast in 2:15.11.
The 400 medley relay team of Groblewski, Haase, Lisa Caprioglio and Courtney Monsees opened the meet by winning with a time of 3:47.43.
Special thanks to Georgia for contributing this report.