Nov. 19, 2004
IRVINE, Calif. - The New Mexico women's swimming and diving team maintained its eighth place ranking at the 2004 Speedo Cup Invitational hosted by the Univ. of California-Irvine today. The Lobos increased their point total to 262 while Stanford continued to charge ahead, ranking up a total of 1155.5 points over the past two day's events. The Cardinals now hold almost a 460 point lead over second place Oregon State.
Junior Robyn Miller continued to lead the hunt, earning the best finish of all Lobos. Miller took sixth in the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:27.14. Also finishing in the top-10 was freshman Tori Clarridge. Clarridge cruised into 10th place in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.97. The "A" 200-yard medley relay team also placed 10th, posting a time of 1:51.49.
Senior Aimee Dunavant swam to 16th place in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 58.97, the best of any Lobo in that event. The 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke were also swam today, with junior Kelsey Leckovic having the best finish in the free with a time of 1:56.76 while freshman Andrea Zarins was the top Lobo finisher in the breast, taking 32nd with a time of 1:09.44.
The Lobos wrap up competition at the Speedo Cup tomorrow with the 1,650-yard free, 200-yard back, 100-yard free, 200-yard breast, 200-yard fly, and 400-yard free relay, respectively. For up-to-date scoring and more information, visit UC-Irvine's official website.