Arizona State's Caitlin Andrew and Stanford's Caroline Bruced Named Pac-10 Women's Swimmers of the Month

Feb. 17, 2005

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - ARIZONA STATE's Caitlin Andrew and STANFORD's Caroline Bruce have been named the Pacific-10 Conference Women's Swimmers of the Month for January, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Andrew, a freshman from San Antonio, Texas, had individual wins against California and Stanford. She won the 100 butterfly against Cal in 54.0 seconds. Andrew took the 100 back in 54.9 seconds against Cal and in 55.8 versus Stanford. All three times qualified for NCAA consideration. Andrew was also a member of the Sun Devil 200 medley relay team that beat California, swimming the 50 fly split in 24.0 seconds.

Bruce, a freshman from Wichita, Kan., contributed to 5 team wins in January. She won 12 events and is undefeated this season in the 200 breaststroke. Her times of 2:11 and 2:12 in the 200 breaststroke are both top 5 times overall this year, as was her 1:01.2 in the 100 breaststroke. She is currently ranked fourth in the country in the 100 breaststroke, 6th in the 200 breast, fifth in the 200 IM and 8th in the 400 IM, as well as being ranked in both backstrokes.

This is the first monthly honor for both Andrew and Bruce, as well as the first women's swimming monthly honors for Arizona State and Stanford.

2004-05 Pac-10 Swimmers of the Month: Nov. - Kim Vandenberg, Jr., UCLA; Dec. - Emily Mason, Sr., ARIZ; Jan. - Caitlin Andrew, Fr., ASU, and Caroline Bruce, Fr., STAN.

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