Nov. 18, 2004
IRVINE, Calif. - The New Mexico women's swimming and diving team is in eighth place with 120 points after one day at the 2004 Speedo Cup Invitational hosted by the Univ. of California-Irvine. Stanford holds a commanding lead with 499.5 points.
The best finish of the day for New Mexico came from the 200-yard freestyle relay team. The "A" team took fifth with a time of 1:37.40. The Lobos top 400-yard medley relay didn't fare as well, placing 10th with a time of 4:02. 28.
Individually, junior Robyn Miller swam to the best finish for New Mexico, placing sixth out of 115 participants in the 500-yard free with a time of 4:58.03. Sophomore Jenna Syverson had the only other top-20 finish, taking 16th out of 167 competitors in the 50-yard free with a time of 24.60.
Junior Whitney Thomson had the best finish for the Lobos in the 200-yard individual medley, finishing 23rd out of 131 with a time of 2:12.98. Freshman Tori Clarridge also finished in the top-25, taking 25th in the 50-yard free with a time of 24.40.
The Lobos continue competition today at the Speedo Cup Invite which concludes Saturday. For up to date scores, visit UC-Irvine's official website.