Cal Women's Swimming Opens Season With Victories Over Fresno State and Pacific

Oct. 6, 2001

FRESNO, CA - The California women's swim team (2-0) started off the 2001-02 season with a pair of victories Saturday in a double dual meet at Fresno, CA. The Bears defeated Fresno State, 182-112, and Pacific, 153-109. Cal was led by sophomore Natalie Coughlin, the 2001 NCAA Swimmer of the Year, who won the 1,000 free (10:06.45), 100 back (54.47) and 100 free (50.84).

Other individual winners for Cal included sophomore Kristen Sissener in the 200 fly (2:03.09), sophomore Danielle Becks in the 50 free (23.84), senior Alice Henriques in the 200 back (2:00.67) and freshman Amy Ng in the 400 IM (4:25.74). The Bears also won the 200 free relay (1:35.60 Staciana Stitts, Becks, Michelle Harper, Coughlin).

Double-Dual Meet At Central Unified Aquatics Complex Fresno, Calif. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2001, Noon

Final Results Fresno State vs. Pacific, 109-170 Fresno State vs. California, 112-182 California vs. Pacific, 153-109

Top 3 Times Per Event

Event 1: 200 Medley Relay 1. Pacific, 1:46.86 (Marshall, Schmidt, Catalano, Willey) 2. Cal, 1:49.40 (Yokouchi, Palsson, Stitts, Harper) 3. Cal, 1:50.86 (Henriques, Galbavy, Calder, Medina)

Event 2: 1,000 Freestyle 1. Cal, Coughlin- 10:06.45 2. Pacific, Catalano- 10:17.64 3. Cal, Henriques- 10:19.34

Event 3: 200 Freestyle 1. Pacific, Ekrecart- 1:51.33 2. Cal, Griffith-1:54.00 3. Cal, Mitchell- 1:54.72

Event 4: 100 Backstroke 1. Cal, Coughlin- 54.47 2. Pacific, Shasky- 59.30 3. Cal, Ng- 59.77

Event 5: 100 Breastroke 1. Pacific, Marshall- 1:03.45 2. Cal, Stitts- 1:04.37 3. Cal, Miller- 1:07.08

Event 6: 200 Butterfly 1. Cal, Sissener- 2:03.09 2. Pacific, Errecart- 2:03.38 3. Cal, Yokouchi- 2:07.80

Event 7: 50 Freestyle 1. Cal, Becks- 23.84 2. Pacific, Schmidt- 24.28 3. FS, Lewis, 24.52

Event 8: 1-meter Dive 1. FS, Raley- 229.20 2. Cal, Urioste- 220.50 3. FS. Paulekas- 211.95

Event 9: 100 Freestyle 1. Cal, Coughlin- 50.84 2. Pacific-Catalano- 53.03 3. Cal, Stitts- 53.17

Event 10: 200 Backstroke 1. Cal, Henriques- 2:00.67 2. Cal, Ng- 2:07.01 3. Cal, Barnard- 2:08.94

Event 11: 200 Breastroke 1. Pacific, Matthews- 2:19.60 2. Cal, Monroe- 2:23.91 3. Cal, Miller-2:24.03

Event 12: 500 Freestyle 1. Pacific, Errecart- 4:56.99 2. Cal, Becks- 5:00.32 3. Cal, Sissenger- 5:07.95

Event 13: 100 Butterfly 1. Pacific, Catalano- 56.58 2. Cal, Griffith- 57.74 3. Cal, Galbavy- 58.04

Event 14: 3-meter Dive 1. FS, Raley- 244.95 2. Cal, Flynn- 236.60 3. FS, Paulekas- 219.52

Event 15: 400 IM 1. Cal, Ng- 4:25.74 2. Cal, Griffith- 4:27.64 3. Pacific, Houck- 4:30.16

Event 16: 200 Free Relay 1. Cal, 1:35.60 (Stitts, Becks, Harper, Coughlin) 2. Pacific, 1:36.26 (McNamee, Taylor, Errecart, Willey) 3. FS, 1:41.03 (Johsnon, Palmberg, Mickelsen, Lewis)

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