Hardy Defends 100 Breast Title

By Jason Marsteller

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, March 9. CALIFORNIA's Jessica Hardy defended her 100 breast title with a 59.43 at the women's NCAA Division I Championships. She also became just the sixth swimmer to win multiple titles in the event and gave California its second crown in the event.

Arizona's Annie Chandler provided some outside smoke with a second-place finish from lane 1 with a 1:00.03, while Texas' Elizabeth Tinnon took third in 1:00.32.

The Wildcats lengthened their lead to more than 50 points with a top-total of 308.5 points. Auburn remained second with 255 points, while California sat in third with 207 points. Stanford (193.5) and Georgia (163) completed the rest of the top five.

Click here to hear from Hardy after her first individual title and second overall crown of the meet.

NCAA Division I Champ. Meet 3/9/2007 – 19:15PM

NCAA Women's D1 Championships – 3/8/2007 to 3/10/2007

Event 11 Women 100 Yard Breaststroke

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NCAA: N 58.41 2/28/2003 Tara Kirk, Stanford

NCAA Meet: M 58.62 2003 Tara Kirk, Stanford

American: A 57.77 3/4/2006 Tara Kirk, Palo Alto

US Open: O 57.77 3/4/2006 Tara Kirk, Palo Alto

Pool: P 59.05 Kristy Kowel, Georgia

Name Year School Prelims Finals Points

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=== A – Final ===

1 Hardy, Jessica SO CAL 1:00.19 59.43 20

13.06 27.79 (14.73)

43.40 (15.61) 59.43 (16.03)

2 Chandler, Annie FR ARIZ 1:00.74 1:00.03 17

12.79 27.99 (15.20)

43.60 (15.61) 1:00.03 (16.43)

3 Tinnon, Elizabeth SR TEX 1:00.55 1:00.32 16

13.10 28.45 (15.35)

44.15 (15.70) 1:00.32 (16.17)

4 McNichols, Kelly FR GEO 1:00.36 1:00.54 15

13.14 28.44 (15.30)

44.43 (15.99) 1:00.54 (16.11)

5 Brick, Lauren SR FSU 1:00.84 1:00.55 14

12.95 28.21 (15.26)

44.18 (15.97) 1:00.55 (16.37)

6 Soni, Rebecca SO USC 1:00.45 1:00.63 13

13.34 28.83 (15.49)

44.60 (15.77) 1:00.63 (16.03)

7 Weberg, Elle SR FAU 1:00.68 1:00.82 12

13.11 28.39 (15.28)

44.37 (15.98) 1:00.82 (16.45)

8 Botzum, Jessica JR VT 1:00.73 1:01.30 11

13.19 28.40 (15.21)

44.90 (16.50) 1:01.30 (16.40)

=== B – Final ===

9 Atkinson, Alia FR TA&M 1:00.87 1:00.87 9

13.28 29.12 (15.84)

45.01 (15.89) 1:00.87 (15.86)

10 Bruce, Caroline JR STAN 1:01.50 1:00.96 7

13.54 28.78 (15.24)

44.81 (16.03) 1:00.96 (16.15)

11 Avilla, Leah SR TEX 1:01.51 1:01.38 6

13.24 28.56 (15.32)

44.75 (16.19) 1:01.38 (16.63)

12 Craft, Jaquelyn JR ARIZ 1:01.54 1:01.49 5

12.94 28.92 (15.98)

44.89 (15.97) 1:01.49 (16.60)

13 Embick, Jessica SO ARIZ 1:01.52 1:01.61 4

13.37 28.83 (15.46)

45.05 (16.22) 1:01.61 (16.56)

14 Spann, Alexi SO TEX 1:01.63 1:01.78 3

13.58 29.56 (15.98)

45.45 (15.89) 1:01.78 (16.33)

15 Teo, Nicolette JR UCLA 1:01.55 1:02.00 2

13.94 29.46 (15.52)

45.65 (16.19) 1:02.00 (16.35)

16 Babicz, Annie SR CAL 1:01.71 1:02.29 1

13.54 29.29 (15.75)

45.90 (16.61) 1:02.29 (16.39)

=== Preliminaries ===

17 Klein, Melissa SR GEO 1:01.72

13.83 29.46 (15.63)

45.57 (16.11) 1:01.72 (16.15)

17 Ellis, Alexandra FR CAL 1:01.72

13.47 29.08 (15.61)

45.21 (16.13) 1:01.72 (16.51)

19 Tiberio, Lindsey SR SCAR 1:01.80

13.39 28.76 (15.37)

45.03 (16.27) 1:01.80 (16.77)

20 Denby, Kara JR AUB 1:01.84

12.76 28.35 (15.59)

44.67 (16.32) 1:01.84 (17.17)

21 Clay, Tiffany SR TENN 1:01.91

13.59 29.08 (15.49)

45.59 (16.51) 1:01.91 (16.32)

22 Stockwell, Sarah SO IND 1:02.28

13.57 29.45 (15.88)

45.53 (16.08) 1:02.28 (16.75)

23 Beaudreau, Lauren SO RICH 1:02.39

13.28 28.96 (15.68)

45.48 (16.52) 1:02.39 (16.91)

23 Sieper, Kristina SR USC 1:02.39

13.43 29.09 (15.66)

45.57 (16.48) 1:02.39 (16.82)

25 Herrmann, Danielle SO KANS 1:02.57

13.66 29.41 (15.75)

46.07 (16.66) 1:02.57 (16.50)

26 Jensen, Alicia SO AUB 1:02.68

13.39 28.96 (15.57)

45.40 (16.44) 1:02.68 (17.28)

27 King, Michele FR TENN 1:02.75

13.58 29.37 (15.79)

46.10 (16.73) 1:02.75 (16.65)

28 Veisz, Kitti FR WVU 1:02.80

13.37 29.14 (15.77)

45.77 (16.63) 1:02.80 (17.03)

29 Houston, Katy SO USC 1:02.83

13.09 28.90 (15.81)

45.28 (16.38) 1:02.83 (17.55)

30 McDaniel, Sara FR ASU 1:02.99

13.35 29.40 (16.05)

46.17 (16.77) 1:02.99 (16.82)

31 Basel, Jennifer SO SMU 1:03.08

13.96 29.81 (15.85)

46.44 (16.63) 1:03.08 (16.64)

32 Quinn, Julia SR ND 1:03.16

14.29 30.17 (15.88)

46.57 (16.40) 1:03.16 (16.59)

33 Miller, Mhyria SO GEO 1:03.41

13.92 29.97 (16.05)

46.64 (16.67) 1:03.41 (16.77)

34 Myhre, Lindsay JR KY 1:03.67

14.06 29.95 (15.89)

46.64 (16.69) 1:03.67 (17.03)

35 Silva, Valeria JR MICH 1:03.74

13.80 30.02 (16.22)

46.61 (16.59) 1:03.74 (17.13)

35 Callaghan, Devon SO SMU 1:03.74

13.72 29.86 (16.14)

46.64 (16.78) 1:03.74 (17.10)

37 McIntyre, Melissa SO USC 1:04.70

13.63 29.42 (15.79)

46.66 (17.24) 1:04.70 (18.04)

38 Smith, Lyndsey FR PSU 1:05.02

14.20 30.86 (16.66)

47.80 (16.94) 1:05.02 (17.22)

Women – Team Rankings – Through Event 11

1. Arizona 308.5 2. Auburn 255

3. California 207 4. Stanford 193.5

5. Georgia 163 6. Texas A&M 139.5

7. Texas 110 8. Michigan 104

9. Florida 99 10. Tennessee 74

11. Kentucky 66 12. Arizona State 48

13. Indiana 42.5 14. Florida State 40

15. Princeton 33 16. Louisiana State 21

16. Minnesota 21 16. California, Los Angeles 21

19. Wisconsin 19 20. Virginia Tech 18

21. Southern California 17 21. Miami 17

23. Purdue 15 24. Houston 14

25. Gardner-Webb 13 26. Notre Dame 12

26. Florida Atlantic 12 28. California, Irvine 11

29. Southern Methodist 10 30. Pennsylvania State 9

31. Washington 6 31. South Carolina 6

31. Oregon State 6 31. Rutgers 6

35. Washington State 3 36. North Carolina 2

36. Brigham Young 2 38. Richmond 1

38. Utah 1

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