Husky Women Defeat WSU on Senior Day
Feb. 17, 2008
SEATTLE - Kim Jasmer and Genevieve Patterson each won two events to lead the Washington women's swimming team past rival Washington State, 148-109, on senior day at Husky Pool. With the win, the Huskies improve to 11-4 overall and 3-4 in the Pac-10.
The Huskies won seven individual events and one relay event, but Jasmer and Patterson led the charge with two wins apiece. Jasmer took first in the 100 freestyle (51.59) and also won the 1000 freestyle in a season-best time of 10:00.81. Patterson, meanwhile, won the 100 breaststroke (1:02.66) and 200 breaststroke (2:19.03).
Patterson's first place finishes in the 100 and 200 breaststroke led a 1-2 finish for the UW in the two events. Jessica Buchanan came in second in both, swimming a 1:04.94 in the 100 breaststroke and a 2:20.57 in the 200 breaststroke.
Also for the Huskies, Emilee Jennings won the 50 freestyle in a time of 23.85, Jen Gong was second in the 200 backstroke in a time of 2:04.19, Ally Rich placed second in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:53.83 and Kim Kripps took second in the 200 butterfly in a time of 2:04.64.
Washington honored its 10 seniors on the day, including four on the women's side. Bever, Buchanan, Rogers and Mary Patterson all made their final home appearances for the Huskies. The six men honored were Taylor Brugh, Brenton Dowdy, Henry Hudson, Bret Lundgaard, Tamon Page and Ivan Perhat.
The Washington men and women are off until they swim at the Pac-10 Championships in Long Beach, Calif. The women's Pac-10s are scheduled for February 27-March 1, while the men's championships will run from March 5-8.