Bruin Swimming Hosts Arizona State and Arizona

Nov. 18, 2002

In the latest College Swimming Coaches Association of America poll, UCLA (3-0, 1-0 Pac-10) is ranked No. 12 in the nation. This week, the Bruins will host Arizona State (3-1) and Arizona (1-0).

UCLA is 11-8-1 against the Sun Devils and 14-6 against the Wildcats.

The Bruins' last competition was November 9 against San Diego. UCLA defeated San Diego 194-146 and improved its record to 3-0 (1-0 Pac-10) this season.

The Bruins were led by junior Sara Platzer, who won both the 50 (23.64) and 100 (52.18) Free, and freshman diver Paige Thompson, who won the one- and three-meter springboard, 254.85 and 245.50 points, respectively.

At the three-day USC Trojan Diving Invitational, senior Regan Gosnell placed second on platform and third on both the one- and three-meter springboard.

National Letters of Intent
During the fall signing period, three recruits signed National Letters of Intent to join the Bruins.

Jeana Fuccillo (Lebanon, IL/Althoff Catholic HS), Katie Nelson (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA/Peninsula HS) and Amy Thurman (Orinda, CA/Miramonte HS) will enter as true freshman in fall 2003.

Upcoming Meets
The Bruins will travel to Federal Way, WA to compete at the Husky Invitational December 5-8. Last year, the Bruins won the Husky Invitational

The next Bruin home meet will be Saturday, January 18, when UCLA will host the UC San Diego Tritons.

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

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