Sun Devil Swimming Finishes First Day At Texas Invitational

Dec. 1, 2000

AUSTIN, Texas -- Individuals from Arizona State's 12th-ranked men's and 16th-ranked women's swimming teams competed in day-one of the three day Texas Invitational at the Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin, Texas Friday.

The only Sun Devils to qualify for an event final was the women's 200 yard freestyle relay team, which finished seventh in the prelims with a time of 1:35.47. In addition to that event, preliminaries and finals were conducted for both men and women in the following: 50 free, 500 free, 100 butterfly, and 200 individual medley.

With two days of competition to go, ASU's men are in 10th-place with 45 points. The Sun Devil women are also in 10th, with 53.5 points.

ASU's swimming teams are up against tough competition this week. The men's field includes No. 1 Texas, No. 5 Arizona, No. 7 California, No. 9 Michigan, No. 19 SMU, No. 22 Harvard and No. 25 Wisconsin, plus unranked Nebraska, Kansas and TCU. The women's field is made up of No. 2 UCLA, No. 3 Arizona, No. 4 Stanford, No. 5 California, No. 10 Texas, No. 13 Michigan, No. 12 Wisconsin, No. 15 SMU and No. 18 Minnesota, plus unranked Nebraska, Rice and TCU.

Saturday, preliminaries and event finals will be conducted for the 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke and the 200 medley relay.

TEXAS INVITATIONAL RESULTS -- The following results are incomplete due to computer problems with the host university.

ASU MEN'S RESULTS -- DAY ONE, TEXAS INVITATIONAL

Team Standings: 1. Texas 293, 2. Arizona 226, 3. California 201, 4. Wisconsin 168, 5. Harvard 131, 6. Michigan 104, 7. SMU 85, 8. Nebraska 49, 9. TCU 47, 10. Arizona State 45, 11. Stanford 33, 12. Kansas 13.

Finals:
No Qualifications
Preliminaries:
200 Free Relay:
9. ASU (West, MacDonald, Brunelli, VonSchoff) 1:23.18, 14. ASU 'B' (Hinks, Spetman, Jacobs, Wallace) 1:26.32
100 Fly:
23. Simon MacDonald 50.50, 62. Evan Smith 52.82
500 Free:
14. Bo West 4:34.87, 25. Rich Jacobs 4:37.30, 36. Mike Dowling 4:40.30
200 IM:
20. Otto Hinks 1:53.11, 24. Nick Brunelli 1:53.64, 31. Rich Jacobs 1:54.66, 44. Jonathan Shaw 1:56.62
50 Free:
23. Scott VonSchoff 20.84, 34. Simon MacDonald 21.05, 39. Bo West 21.22, 44. Wiley Wallace 21.34, 52. Nick Brunelli 21.48, 86. Brian Spetman 22.70

ASU WOMEN'S RESULTS -- DAY ONE, TEXAS INVITATIONAL

Team Standings: 1. Stanford 177, 2. UCLA 173.5, 3. Arizona 170.5, 4. Texas 163, 5. California 154, 6. Wisconsin 131.5, 7. SMU 127, 8. Michigan 111, 9. Rice 56, 10. Arizona State 53.50, 11. Minnesota 35, 12. TCU 22, 13. Nebraska 19.

Finals:
200 Free Relay:
Not provided. ASU (Watts, Baham, Wheelock, Hedenskog) not provided
Preliminaries:
200 Free Relay:
7. ASU (Watts, Baham, Wheelock, Hedenskog) 1:35.47, 12. ASU 'B' (Smart, Mants, Mauro, Ericson) 1:39.00
500 Free:
30. Amanda Stanford 5:01.32, 32. Erin Gorlesky 5:02.63., 37. Lyndsay Devaney 5:03.93, 41. Katie Titcomb 5:06.44, 42. Kimberly Currie 5:06.49, 45. Anna Ericson 5:07.12, 51. Brianna Patterson 5:09.36, 52. Jancy Thompson 5:09.40, 54. Karyl Johnson 5:10.40
100 Fly:
18. Sarah Baham 56.16, 21. Alicia Wheelock 56.48, 25. Miranda Shald 56.77, 28. Florence Mauro 56.90, 52. Carli Watts 59.04, 65. Elizabeth Lightner 1:00.67
200 IM:
36. Lindsey Smart 2:08.30, 39. Riley Mants 2:08.65, 45. Josie Jedick 2:09.87, 48. Erin Gorlesky 2:10.72, 56. Brianna Patterson 2:11.80, 66. Lauren Morelli 2:13.00, 70. Kelli Sasada 2:14.70, 74. Elizabeth Lightner 2:16.32
50 Free:
15. Claire Hedenskog 23.64, 43. Carli Watts 24.29, 44. Sarah Baham 24.32, 48. Alicia Wheelock 24.41, 50 Lindsey Smart 24.47, 54. Florence Mauro 24.60, 62. Anna Ericson 25.07, 71. Miranda Shald 25.37, 72. Lauren Morelli 25.38, 74. Jennifer Lowe 25.64, 75. Katie Cuskie 25.74

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