Lobos Down San Diego State, Fall to BYU and Northern Arizona
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/05/2004
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Nov. 5, 2004

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - In its first home meet of the season, the University of New Mexico women's swimming and diving team cruised to a 151-93 win over conference rival San Diego State last night at the Seidler Natatorium. The Lobos didn't fare as well against BYU and Northern Arizona, falling 137-106 to BYU and 145-109 to Northern Arizona.

Senior Becca Barras continued her dominance of the boards, winning both the 1- and 3-meter boards to remain undefeated this season. Freshman Tori Clarridge also grabbed to golds, winning the 50- and 100-yard freestyle.

Junior Robyn Miller had a strong meet performance with two second place finishes (1000-yard free and 200-yard butterfly) and one third (500-yard free). Junior Whitney Thompson swam to a second place finish for the Lobos in the 200-yard individual medley. Sophomore Carrie Quinn also had a successful meet, taking third on the 1-meter board and fourth on the 3-meter board.

The top finish for a UNM relay team was the combination of senior Aimee Dunavant, sophomore Jenna Syverson, freshman Andrea Zarins and Thompson. The team placed third in the 200-yard medley relay.

The Lobos (1-3) will return to action tonight as the host the 2004 Lobo Fall Classic Invitational. San Diego State, BYU, and Northern Arizona will stick around to compete as well New Mexico State.