Feb. 1, 2014
LAS VEGAS – The University of Nevada swimming & diving team surrendered 22 points to UNLV in diving but the Wolf Pack dominated in the pool winning 150-133 over the Rebels on Saturday. The Pack divers did not make the trip and UNLV claimed 22 points in the two diving events.
The Pack won eight of the 14 events in the pool outscoring the Rebels 150-111 in the swimming events. The Wolf Pack ends the regular season with a 6-4 dual record. Nevada is off until the 2014 Mountain West Championships Feb. 19-22 in San Antonio, Texas.
The 400-yard medley relay got the day started winning in a time of 3:49.55. Luiza Vieira, Yawen Li, Sita Kusserow and Teresa Baerens comprised the team.
Li was a triple individual winner placing first in the 100-yard breaststroke, 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard individual medley. She also swam on the winning 400-yard medley relay.
Michelle Forman swam 10:24.68 to capture the 1,000-yard freestyle. Forman placed third in the 500-yard freestyle.
Baerens kept the run going winning the 200-yard freestyle in 1:52.86. She earned a pair of second place finishes in the 100-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle.
Sophie Cieplucha won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:22.45 as the Pack took the top four spots in the event. Arantxa Medina-Alergria, Nikki Longland and Riley Hilbrandt followed Cieplucha.
Kusserow led a Pack sweep of the top three spots in the 200-yard butterfly winning with a time of 2:06.81. Erin Fuss took second and Rachel O’Connor third. Kusserow earned a second place finish in the 100-yard butterfly.
Vieira earned two second place finishes in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke. Kaelie Reviglio was third in the 200-yard backstroke.
In the final event of the meet Kusserow, Forman, Medina and Adrea Kostecki placed second in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:37.25.
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