Women's Swimming And Diving Still In Third Place

Feb. 23, 2001

Federal Way, WA- After the completion of 14 events, the Bruins scored a total of 766 points to remain in third place after day two of the Pacific-10 Conference Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash. With probably the closest race in Pac-10 history, Arizona finished day two with 795 to finish first, followed by USC with 771.50. Stanford finished fourth with 702 and California posted 642.50 to round out the top five.

UCLA was especially strong in the 100 Fly as four Bruins finished among the top eight. Senior Beth Goodwin led the Bruin contingent with a third place finish and season best time of 53.39, followed by Julia Voitovitsch who placed sixth (55.18), Katie Younglove placed seventh (55.31) and Brighid Dwyer claimed the eighth spot (55.92).

Brooke Winkler was equally impressive after clocking a season best of 4:17.02 in the 400 IM to finish third. Two other Bruins finished among the top eight in various events as Dwyer claimed sixth and tied her season best in the 100 Back (55.61). Jen Noddle placed seventh and swam a season best in the 100 Breast (1:03.56) and Sara Platzer claimed the eighth spot in the 200 Free (1:49.44).

UCLA also posted a pair of sixth place finishes in the 800 Free Relay (7:32.75) and the 200 Medley Relay (1:42.47).

In diving Anne Baghramian and Heidi Prosser scored 493.70 and 459.65 to finish fourth and seventh, respectively.

The meet will conclude on Saturday with the prelims beginning at 11 a.m. and finals beginning at 6 p.m.

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