Vandenberg Wins 200 Fly at Santa Clara International Invite

June 26, 2006

Recent graduate Kim Vandenberg won her signature event, the 200 Butterfly, at the 2006 Santa Clara International Invitational to highlight Bruin competitors at the four-day meet.

Vandenberg posted the No. 1 prelim time (2:13.65), then bettered that time by nearly two seconds in the final to win, swimming 2:11.75. In the 100 Fly, Vandenberg also swam in the A final, finishing eighth in 1:02.09 (8th in prelims, 1:02.55).

Anna Poteete also swam in an A final this past weekend, finishing fourth in the 50 Free in a time of 26.29 (4th in prelims, 26.84). Amy Thurman was 21st in the C final in 27.29.

In the 100 Free B final, Poteete finished 14th in a time of 57.99, while Vandenberg, swimming in the C final, placed 24th overall (58.56).

Poteete also finished 20th in the 100 Back C final (1:05.48) and 23rd (2:24.35) in the 200 Back C final.

Jeana Fuccillo and Chiemi Yamamoto both swam in the B final of the 200 Breast with Yamamoto finishing 13th (2:38.30), while Fuccillo was 17th (2:40.41). In the 400 IM final, Yamamoto finished 16th in the B section (4:58.94), while Fuccillo 22nd (5:00.40) in the C group. Fuccillo also finished 21st in the 100 Breast C final, swimming 1:14.32.

Three more Bruins swam in the finals of the 200 Fly - Isabel Miesner, Shannon Hackett and Fuccillo. Miesner was 14th (2:19.85) and Hackett was 15th (2:19.90) in the B final, while Fuccillo placed 21st in the C final (2:20.42).

Swimming in the C final, Hackett finished 24th overall in the 400m Freestyle (4:24.94). Isabel Miesner was 24th in the 100 Fly C final, swimming 1:04.19.

In the distance races, Jane Imagane finished 16th in the 1500m (17:12.64) and 26th in the 800 Free (9:04.76). Hackett placed 32nd in the 800 Free (9:13.66), while Ellen Brooks was 39th in the 1500m Free (18:16.50).

The 800 Free relay team of Imagane, Vandenberg, Los-Santos and Miesner finished 15th overall in 8:44.53.

All Results

1500 Free
Imagane-17:12.64 (16th)
Brooks-18:16.50 (39th)

200 Breast prelims
Fuccillo-2:40.50 (15th)
Yamamoto-2:40.78 (17th)
Los-Santos-2:46.93 (47th)

200 Breast Finals
Yamamoto-2:38.30 (13th)
Fuccillo-2:40.41 (17th)

200 Free prelims
Hackett-2:07.77 (35th)
Poteete-2:08.39 (43rd)
Yamamoto-2:08.70 (47th)
Imagane-2:09.22 (57th)
Vandenberg-2:09.92 (66th)
Brooks 2:14.53 (128th)

100 Freestyle prelims
Poteete-57.98 (12th)
Vandenberg-58.71 (23rd)
Thurman-1:01.38 (98th)

100 Free final
Poteete- 57.99 (12th)
Vandenberg-58.56 (24th)

400 Free prelims
Hackett-4:24.85 (23rd)
Yamamoto-4:27.73 (32nd)

400 Free final
Hackett-4:24.94 (26th)

100 Fly prelims
Vandenberg-1:02.55 (8th)
Miesner-1:03.89 (21st)
Hackett-1:04.92 (25th)

100 Fly Final
Vandenberg-1:02.09 (8th)
Miesner-1:04.19 (24th)
400 IM prelims
Yamamoto-4:59.76 (14th)
Fuccillo-5:04.88 (27th)
Iversen-5:12.38 (49th)
Miesner-5:14.46 (55th)

400 IM finals
Yamamoto-4:58.94 (16th)
Fuccillo-5:00.40 (22nd)

100 Breast prelims
Fuccillo-1:16.00 (26th)
Los-Santos-1:16.75 (31st)
Miesner-1:18.00 (41st)

100 Breast final
Fuccillo-1:14.32 (21st)

100 Back prelims
Poteete-1:06.66 (21st)
Iversen-1:09.63 (59th)

100 Back finals
Poteete-1:05.48 (20th)

800 Free Relay
8:44.53- (15th) (Imagane, Vandenberg, Los-Santos, Miesner)

50 Free prelims
Poteete-26.84 (4th)
Thurman-27.59 (26th)
Vandenberg-27.81 (34th)

50 Free finals
Poteete-26.29 (4th)
Thurman-27.29 (21st)

200 Fly prelims
Vandenberg-2:13.65 (1st)
Hackett-2:20.47 (12th)
Miesner-2:21.61 (17th)
Fuccillo-2:22.41 (21st)
Imagane-2:28.57 (52nd)

200 Fly Final
Vandenberg-2:11.75 (1st)
Miesner-2:19.85 (14th)
Hackett-2:19.90 (15th)
Fuccillo-2:20.42 (21st)

200 IM prelims
Fuccillo-2:24.88 (30th)
Miesner-2:25.03 (31st)
Iversen-2:27.31 (50th)
Los-Santos-2:29.06 (63rd)

200 Back prelims
Poteete-2:24.07 (24th)
Iversen-2:24.96 (30th)

200 Back finals
Poteete-2:24.35 (23rd)

800 Free
Imagane-9:04.76 (26th)
Hackett-9:13.66 (32nd)

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