Cal Defeats UNLV, 146-109

Jan. 7, 2003

LAS VEGAS, Nev.-- - The No. 4 University of California men's swimming team, competing in a dual meet at UNLV Monday evening, won 10 of 14 events and placed first in three others to defeat the Rebels, 146-109. The three additional top finishes counted as exhibition swims.

Sophomore Matt Schmelzer notched two wins, placing first in the 500 free (4:43.55) and 1000 free (9:43.99). Freshman Miguel Molina won the 400 IM (4:04.91) and had the top time in the 200 free (1:4.20). Fellow freshman Michael Cavic won the 100 fly (50.93).

Others with wins included senior Quentin Byma in the 100 breast (57.57), junior Alex Lim in the 100 back (48.07), sophomore Duje Draganja in the 100 free (45.25) and sophomore Brooks Jenkins in the 200 breast (2:05.60). Senior Anthony Ervin had the top time in the 50 free (20.80), which was recorded an exhibition swim. Cal's relay teams were also stellar as the 200 free relay team of freshmen Adrian Chase and Rick Barbosa, sophomore John Dorr and Cavic won with a time of 1:23.81. The 200 medley relay team of Lim, Barbosa, junior Keith Vogelgesang and freshman Evan Lane had the race's top time at 1:32.15.

The Bears are back in action in Berkeley this week for dual meets against Cal State Bakersfield Friday and top ranked Michigan Saturday. Both meets begin at 1 p.m. at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

Cal Results at UNLV (Jan. 6 ) 200-yard medley relay - ex. Cal (Lim, Barbosa, Vogelgesang, Lane) 1:32.15; ex. Cal (Cavic, Byma, Draganja, Ervin) 1:32.16; ex. Cal (Natalizio, Jenkins, Hubbard, Lyon) 1:34.21; 1000-yard freestyle - 1. Matt Schmelzer 9:43.99; 200-yard freestyle - ex. Miguel Molina 1:41.20, ex. Jens Thiele 1:41.71, ex. John Dorr 1:41.92, ex. Chris Gibson 1:45.96; 100-yard backstroke - 1. Alex Lim 48.07, 3. Jeff Natalizio 50.49, 6. Evan Lane 56.45; 100-yard breaststroke - 1. Quentin Byma 57.57, 2. Brooks Jenkins 57.75, 3. Rick Barbosa 57.82; 200-yard butterfly - 2. Keith Vogelgesang 1:53.17, 3. Dorian Delamare 1:56.81, 5. John Dorr 1:58.84; 50-yard freestyle - ex. Anthony Ervin 20.80, ex. Michael Cavic 21.02, ex. Matt Lyon 21.44, ex. Adrian Chase 21.71, ex. Jonathan Hubbard 21.91; 100-yard freestyle - 1. Duje Draganja 45.25, 4. Jonathan Hubbard 48.47, 5. Adrian Chase 49.69; 200-yard backstroke - 1. Jens Thiele 1:52.05, 2. Jeff Natalizio 1:52.98, 4. Chris Gibson 1:54.32, 200-yard breaststroke - 1. Brooks Jenkins 2:05.60, 2. Rick Barbosa 2:06.15, 4. John Dorr 2:10.95, 5. Quentin Byma 2:11.68; 500-yard freestyle - 1. Matt Schmelzer 4:43.55, 2. Miguel Molina 4:45.00; 100-yard butterfly - 1. Michael Cavic 50.93, 2. Jeff Natalizio 51.64, 3. Keith Vogelgesang 52.42, 5. Dorian Delamare 54.44; 400-yard IM - 1. Miguel Molina 4:04.91, 4. Rick Barbosa 4:24.64; 200-yard freestyle relay - 1. Cal (Chase, Barbosa, Dorr, Cavic) 1:23.81, 3. Cal (Molina, Schmelzer, Natalizio, Ervin) 1:25.16, 4. Cal (Hubbard, Byma, Vogelgesang, Lane 1:25.30.

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