Bruin Swiming and Diving Prepare for Southern Methodist Classic

Oct. 22, 2002

This Friday and Saturday, October 25 and 26, the UCLA swimming and diving team (2-0 overall, 1-0 Pac-10) will compete at the ninth annual Southern Methodist Classic. The action will begin both days at 5:00 PM PST/7:00 PM CST.

At last year's Classic, the Bruins placed third behind Auburn, who won for the second consecutive year, and Southern Methodist.


On Octboer 19, the Buins kicked off the 2002-03 seaon in a home meet against Oregon State and UC Santa Barbara. The Bruins won both meets, defeating Oregon State 144-115 and UC Santa Barbara 166-95.

For the Bruins, junior transfer Taylor Spivey won both the 100 and 200 Back in 56.45 and2:01.72, respectively. Other Bruin winners were junior Sara Platzer in the 50 Free (24.09), junior Malin Svahnstrom in the 200 Free (1:51.49) and freshman Kim Vandenberg in the 100 Fly (56.44).

Upcoming Meets

UCLA's next home meet will take place Saturday, November 9, at noon against the University of San Diego.

The Bruins will resume Pac-10 competition November 23 and 24, against the Arizona State Sun Devils and Arizona Wildcats.

All Bruin home meets are held at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center located on the UCLA campus.

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