SAN DIEGO, California, November 2. OREGON State and UC Davis traveled to San Diego for a double dual meet against the University of San Diego on Saturday. UC Davis won both its dual meet decisions over San Diego and Oregon State, while Oregon State topped San Diego in the three head-to-head dual meet scores.
San Diego Press Release
The USD swim and dive team had a strong day of swimming action on Saturday in a double dual against Oregon State and UC Davis at the USD Sports Center Pool. The Toreros were edged in the final scores, falling to UC Davis by a final tally of 173.5-123.5 and to Oregon State 154-133, but had a number of outstanding performances on the day.
Leading the way was Jackie Taylor winning the 100 freestyle with a career-best 52.37. Taylor also took second place in the 50 free (24.86) and fourth in the 200 free (1:54.49). Meanwhile, Keenan Lineback claimed a first-place finish in the 400 IM (4:23.61). Lineback capped off a strong day with a second-place showing in the 200 fly (2:03.94) and another second-place finish in the 500 free (5:02.55).
Gwen Walter also had an impressive showing on the day by taking second in the 200 freestyle (1:53.80) and later finishing fourth in the 500 free (5:07.21).
Sarah Reierson posted two more top-3 finishes for the Toreros when she came in third in the 100 backstroke (59.16). She was followed by Lexie Franz (59.55) in that event. Reierson also placed third in the 200 back (2:06.73). Again, Franz came in right behind Reierson with a time of 2:07.97.
Christina Jonsson notched a pair of top-5 finishes for USD when she came in third in the 400 IM (4:34.74) and fourth in the 200 breast (2:24.15).
Sammi Cohn finished in the top-5 with a fifth-place swim in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.60). Likewise, Taylor Noonan placed fourth in the 1000 freestyle (10:36.79) and fifth in the 100 fly (59.39).
In the relays, the Toreros’ A (Beall, Deiparine, Noonan, Franz) took fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:51.72), while USD’s A relay (Reierson, Noonan, Walter, Taylor) came in second in the 400 freestyle relay (3:34.87) just behind Oregon State.
In diving action, Mathilda Danckler had a strong showing as she took second in both diving events with scores of 266.25 and 255.97. Fellow diver Morgan White registered scores of 211.80 and 186.75, good for sixth place in each event.
The Toreros return to action when they host Loyola Marymount on Nov. 9 at noon at the Sports Center Pool.
Oregon State Press Release
The Oregon State swimming team recorded its first dual meet win of the season, as it beat San Diego 154-133 Saturday afternoon in San Diego. The Beavers also fell to UC Davis 176-120, as the teams competed in a tri-meet.
Sophomore Sammy Harrison recorded three first-place finishes. She opened the day with a win in the 1000 freestyle, posting a time of 10:07.31. Harrison then followed that up with victories in the 200 freestyle (1:51.71) and the 500 freestyle (4:54.39).
Senior Crystal Kibby placed second in three events, finishing as the runner-up in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.70), the 200 breaststroke (2:22.15) and the 400 IM (4:30.80). Sophomore Amani Amr opened her day by placing second in the 100 backstroke (57.77), before taking second in the 200 backstroke (2:04.90), while senior Aya Fujimura finished second in the 100 butterfly (57.84) and third in the 200 butterfly (2:07.47).
Freshman Czsarina Isleta followed Kibby in both breaststroke events, placing third in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.97) and the 200 breaststroke (2:23.80). Classmate Brooke Meyer took third in the 100 butterfly (58.74) and fourth in the 200 butterfly (2:09.97).
Sophomore Constance Toulemonde placed fourth in the 100 freestyle (54.33) and the 100 butterfly (59.22), while freshman Andrea Young took fourth in the 50 freestyle (25.18).
The Beaver team of Young, freshman Anni Hecker, Toulemonde and Harrison won the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 3:32.05.
The Beavers will return to action Friday when they take on Seattle U.