Pack ends regular season with a loss
SEATTLE - The University of Nevada swimming and diving team (3-7) finished its regular season with a 124-80 loss to Seattle University (3-10) in Seattle, Wash. Saturday.
Nevada was without its star sophomores Mengjiao Mi and Chavisa Thaveesupsoonthorn, but found leadership in newcomer Andrea Kostecki. Kostecki claimed first in the 200-yard (1:53.78) and 100-yard (53.63) freestyle events after swimming the anchor leg of the Wolf Pack's first-place 200-yard medley relay team (1:51.91).
Other strong performances came from Gabby Guieb, Alysse Ploussard and Marichi Gandionco. Guieb finished second in the 200-yard backstroke (2:10.96) and third in the 200-yard IM (2:11.53). Guieb was also a member of Nevada's first-place 200-yard medley relay team.
Ploussard claimed second in the 500-yard (5:16.69) and third in the 200-yard (1:58.53) freestyle events. Ploussard also swam the first leg of the Wolf Pack's second-place 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:44.18).
Gandionco took first in the 200-yard butterfly (2:08.36) and swam the third leg of Nevada's first-place 200-yard medley relay team.
The meet did not feature diving events.
The Wolf Pack will break for nearly one month to prepare for the WAC Championships in San Antonio, Texas Feb. 23-26.