Pac-12 Recap: Arizona Women Sweep Quad Meet

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The Arizona women’s swimming and diving opened 2018 with a quad meet sweep, defeating Rice, New Mexico State and NAU on Friday afternoon at Hillenbrand Aquatic Center.

The Wildcats beat Rice 151-121, Northern Arizona 154.5-137.5 and New Mexico State 168-122.

The Wildcats won 12 of the 14 swimming events, including exhibitions.

Hannah Cox (1,000 free, 200 free), Mallory Korenwinder (100 breast, 200 breast) and Mackenzie Rumrill (200 fly, 100 fly) won two events each while Daniela Georges (100 back), Morgan Ginnis (50 free), Cameron McHugh (200 back) and Kirsten Jacobsen (500 free) won one event apiece.

Georges, Korenwinder, Rumrill and Ginnis won the 200 medley relay to get the quad-meet going with a time of 1:41.98

Cox won the 1,000 free with a time of 10:02.01.

Cox, just minutes after winning the 1,000, took heat 1 of the 200 free in a time of 1:49.35. McHugh finished second with a time of 1:50.26. In the second heat, Jamie Stone touched first 1:52.02 and Jacobsen second with a time of 1:52.83.

Georges won the the 100 backstroke with a time of 55:04. Jenna Bauer won the second heat and finished second overall with a time of 57.69.

The 100 yard breaststroke went to Korenwinder with a time of 1:03.76 in the first heat.

Rumrill touched first in the 200 butterfly at 2:01.99.  Ginnis won the 50 free in a time of 23.39.

McHugh won the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:57.86.

Korenwinder won her second event of the meet in the 200 breast, touching first with a time of 2:20.20

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Author: Daniel D'Addona

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Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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