Michigan, Stanford vs. Florida

GAINESVILLE, Florida, November 7. STANFORD Women’s Swimming swept past Michigan and Florida over a two-day tri-meet, with Stanford beating Michigan 307-to-122 and Florida 231-to-198 in a battle of three teams from last year’s NCAA Tournament all ranked in the top-25.

Julia Smit won four individual events for the weekend as well as both relays, while Betsy Webb won three freestyle races.

Smit, the top collegian in the individual medley, swept through the field in Florida, winning the 400 event on Saturday with a time of 4:09.11, after the top 200 IM time yesterday. Smit also won the 100 free with a time of 49.45, as she posted four “B” standard times on the weekend. Sam Woodward finished second to Smit with a time of 50.97 in the 100 freestyle.

Webb won her second 50-meter race of the weekend and third overall, swimming a time of 23.23. Webb also finished second in the 100 backstroke with a time of 55.22, just two-tenths behind Florida’s Gemma Spofforth

Kate Dwelley picked up her second win of the weekend, winning the 100 butterfly with a time of 54.19. Dwelley led off the winning 200 free relay as well, as she and Liz Smith sandwiched a winning time of 1:33.28. Smith also won the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:03.34, after winning the 200 on Friday night.

Kelsey Ditto, after winning yesterday’s 500, was second on Saturday with a “B” time of 4:49.16.

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