Cardinal Post Nine Wins Over Michigan and Florida
Nov. 6, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla.-- After not winning the first two races of day one, Stanford Women's Swimming won nine of the next 11 to lead the field of three NCAA top-25 teams, posting a score of 133-to-110 over Florida and 164-to-79 over Michigan on the first of two days of competition in the Sunshine State.
Sophomore Betsy Webb posted a win in the 50 (23.01) and 100 freestyles (49.89), while Julia Smit posted wins in her signature event, the 200 individual medley (1:57.04) and in the 200 backstroke (1:55.71), both “B” standard times to highlight the day.
Kate Dwelley, swimming in the third race of the day, got the Cardinal in gear, winning the 200 with a “B” standard time of 1:47.52, before closing out the meet by starting off the winning 400 freestyle relay team. Sam Woodward, Kelley Hug and Smit followed to pace the field with a “B” standard time of 3:19.52.
In a very tough tri-meet for the divers, All-American Carmen Stellar won the three-meter competition, with a score of 312.90, beating fellow All-American Kara Salamone's score of 306.55. Stellar was also third in the one-meter event with a tally of 273.50, with Salamone besting the field with a score of 300.00. Meg Hostage was fourth in both the one-meter (261.95) and the three-meter (281.10).
Saturday's Order (8:30 a.m. start)
200 Medley Relay
400 Individual Medley
200 Free Relay