Nevada Places Second At USD Quadrangular
San Diego, Calif. - The University of Nevada swimming and diving team scored 193 points on Friday to finish second to Nebraska at University of San Diego quadrangular today. Nebraska total 232 points while the Wolf Pack finishing with 193 points. Rice and San Diego tallied 120 and 17 points respectively to round out the field. The meet was comprised of 40 events with multiple heats of the same event being scored as separate events. A dual score between Nebraska and Nevada was also kept with the Cornhuskers edging the Wolf Pack 151-149. The loss was the first for the Pack this season leaving the team at 11-1 overall.
In the 100-yard backstroke the Pack won both heats as Sarabeth Metzger won heat 2 and Julianne Fritcher captured heat 1. Li Bei finished first in heat 2 of the 100-yard breaststroke while Bethany Hejny and Jessica Hemmingsen were second and third respectively in heat 1.
Kelsey McKenney placed second in heat 1 of the 200-yard freestyle. Maren Gunsalus took second in heat 2 of the 200-yard butterfly. Jessica Hemmingsen and Bobbie Reese were first and second in heat 1 of the 50-yard freestyle and Larissa Van Der Linde and Brandy Collins were second and third in heat 2.
Brandy Collins swam to a second place finish in heat 1 of the 100-yard freestyle while Larissa Cadag was third. Alyssa Chin took second in heat 2 of the 100-yard freestyle.
Fritcher came back to capture heat 1 of the 200-yard backstroke while Metzger and Charlene Rigdon were second and third in heat 2. Hejny and Chen Shi took the top two spots in heat 1 of the 200-yard breaststroke with Brittany Reichardt taking third in heat 2.
McKenney returned to the pool to place third in heat 1 of the 500-yard freestyle. Li Bei and Metzger finished first and second respectively in heat 2 of the 200-yard IM.
The Pack relays had a good day as the B team placed first in the 400-yard freestyle and second in the 200-yard medley first heats. The A squad swimming in heat 2 of both events took first in the 200-yard medley and second in the 400-yard freestyle.
Pack divers Devon Owen and Christine Lachmann went one-two in the 1-meter.
The Wolf Pack return to action tomorrow competing at the UC Irvine Invitational.