NCAA Div. I Women: #9 SMU Drubs TCU

DALLAS, Jan. 23. THE No. 9 SMU women's swimming & diving team dominated cross-town rival TCU Wednesday night at Perkins Natatorium, defeating the Horned Frogs 136-63.

SMU won nine of 11 events on the night, including both diving competitions as freshman Elizabeth Pike continued her hot streak, winning both the one-meter and three-meter competition for the Ponies. Pike won the one-meter with a final score of 289.05, her best score of the year. Four events later, Pike finished just ahead of teammate Carrie Dawson, winning with a score of 262.65.

Of the remaining nine events, SMU finished first in seven of them, including both relay events, as the Ponies' 200 medley relay and 200 free relay teams
finished first.

Freshman sensation Flavia Rigamonti won the 200 free with a time of 1:53.83, while sophomore Alenka Kejzar won both the 100 free and 200 IM.

2001 WAC Freshman of the Year Georgina Lee finished first in the 100 butterfly with a time of 56.56, while junior Julia Pomeroy broke into the winner's circle with a time of 1:05.44 in the 100 breast.

The win moved SMU to 2-3 on the year, while moving head coach Steve Collins two wins away from reaching the century mark during his 16 years so far on the hilltop.

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