1979 Women's Swimming and Diving Team





The 1979 swimming and diving team went 13-0 in dual meets for the season before capturing the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women national title inn a meet held in Lombardi Recreation Building. No other University of Nevada athletic team had ever won a national team title. The team roster included the following coaches and athletes: Head Coach Jerry Ballew, Assistant Swimming Coach Loren Cordain, Diving Coach Clyde Devine, Anne Belikow, Paige Bryant, Shari Buonamici, Barbara Buck, Connie Gerling, Pam Gordon, Patti Gordon, Janette Jackson, Mary Mirch, Karen Petterson, Gale Reeder, Teresa Roth, and Cathy Trachok.

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Juniors Yawen Li and Krysta Palmer each won three gold medals and led the Pack to a third place finish at the 2015 MW Championships. In the process, Li was named MW Simmer of the Year and Palmer was named MW Diver of the Year.

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