Swimming & Diving ACCtion: Tuesday, October 16
Oct. 17, 2007
Miami 151, Villanova 85.5
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The University of Miami swimming and diving team defeated Villanova, 151.5-85.5, Tuesday afternoon at UM's Norman Whitten Student Union Pool.
Freshman Annika Saarnak continues to perform well early in her UM career, placing first in both the 50-yard freestyle event (24.09) and the 100-yard freestyle event (52.19).
Junior Britta Boesing also had a solid afternoon for UM, finishing first in the 200-yard freestyle event with a time of 1:53.56 as well as the 100-yard backstroke event with a time of 58.52. Fellow junior Katie Eason continued the trend of Hurricanes winning two events with first places finishes in the 200-yard individual medley (2:07.41) and the 100-yard butterfly (57.79).
"I'm really impressed with how the girls are swimming," head coach Christie Shefchunas said. "This meet has given us a lot of confidence heading into our meet with FSU on Friday."
Boesing, Magda Waszkiewicz, Eason and Kirsten Pomerleau won the 400-yard medley relay in a time of 3:52.65 while the team of Saarnak, Pomerleau, Lizzi Torres and Ryann Labreche took home the 400-yard freestyle relay with a mark of 3:34.10.