Cardinal Post Nine Wins Over Michigan and Florida

Nov. 7, 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.

Liz Smith closed out the individual races with a win in the 12th event, the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:13.52, while Kelsey Ditto won the 500 free with a 'B' time of 4:47.82.

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
200 Free
50 Free
400 Individual Medley
100 Butterfly
100 Free
100 Backstroke
500 Free
100 Breaststroke
200 Free Relay

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