Huskies Swimmers Take First Place At The Washington Open
Feb. 3, 2002
FEDERAL WAY, WA -- The University of Washington swim team ended this weekend's competition in first place Sunday with the men taking first and the women placing third after final day action of the 26th Annual Washington Open at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatics Center.
Tim Collins (Vancouver, Wash.) and Jeff Hyman (Phoenix, Ariz.) led the way for the men claiming first place finishes. Collins tied for first with in the 100 freestyle with a time of 46.22. Hyman took first in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:53.56.
On the women's side the Huskies, who took third place overall, did not have any swimmers qualify for the finals Sunday.
Other highlights from the final day of the meet included local standout Dana Kirk (Tacoma Swim Club) recording another first place finish in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:58.00. Kirk had two first-place finishes on Saturday along with two more first-place finishes on Friday.
This was the final day of action for the Washington Open at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatics Center. The women's team will be back in action on Saturday February 9, when they travel to Corvallis, Ore., to take on the Oregon State Beavers. The men do not resume action until the Pac-10 championships in Long Beach Calif., March 7-9.
(Complete meet results are posted on Washington's official website: www.gohuskies.com).