NCAA Women: Rice Sweeps San Diego Invite

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 5. RICE University won all 10 events of an all-relay meet to take its third consecutive University of San Diego Invitational title at the San Diego Sports Center Saturday.

The Owls placed 1-2 in four events and tallied 204 points to finish ahead of Arkansas (100), Air Force (76) and San Diego (58).

Rice went 1-2 in the 300 butterfly relay, the 200 freestyle relay, the 400 freestyle relay, and the 300 medley relay. Arkansas relay teams finished second in all the other events.

The team of Jackie Corcoran, Adi Bichman, and Corrie Kristick swam the 1500 yard free relay in 15:34.86, more than 17 second ahead of second-place Arkansas.

The teams swam the 200, 400, 500, 800, and 1500 free; the 300 and 400 medley; the 300 breaststroke, 300 backstroke, and 300 butterfly relays.

The Owls will next take on the University of Houston on Jan. 19 before returning home to face SMU on Jan. 25 at the Rice Pool.

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