Lobos Finish Third At Lobo Fall Classic
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/06/2004
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Nov. 6, 2004

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico women's swimming and diving team ended the Lobo Fall Classic at the Seidler Natatorium in third place today. The Lobos' 818 points trailed only BYU's 1,122 points and Northern Arizona's 961 points. San Diego State finished fourth with 525 and New Mexico State rounded out the scoring with 289.

Junior Robyn Miller led the Lobos early in the day, taking first in the 400-yard individual medley and the 200-yard freestyle. Freshman Tori Clarridge earned gold in the 100-yard free with a time of 53.02.

Senior Becca Barras stretched her undefeated streak of the season to four straight on the 1-meter board and eight consecutive wins on both boards combined.

Senior Aimee Dunavant swam to a second place finish in the the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 59.56. Dunavant beat every other Mountain West Conference participant in the 100-yard fly, coming up just one second shy of Northern Arizona's winner. Dunavant also placed third in the 200-yard fly with a time of 2:11.01.

Junior Kelsey Leckovic rounded out the Lobos' individual top-3 finishers, claiming second in the 100-yard free with a time of 53.26. Leckovic's second place finish in the free resulted in a one-two finish in that event for the Lobos.

The Lobos also had success in the relays this afternoon. The 400-yard free relay team finished first wtih a time of 3:36.09 while the 800-yard free relay team took second and the 200-yard medley relay team placed third.

After a week off, the Lobos will return to action at MWC rival UNLV on Nov. 16.