Bruin Qualifiers for NCAA Championships

Dec. 10, 2002

This weekend, multiple Bruins qualified, either provisionally or automatically, for the NCAA Championships (March 20-22). Swimmers qualify based on 'A' and 'B' times. An 'A' qualifying time is an automatic qualification for the NCAA Championships. A 'B' qualifying time is a provisional qualification. Only the top 30 individuals with 'B' times qualify for the NCAA Championships. In diving, athletes qualify for the NCAA Zone Championships, UCLA is in Zone E (schools west of the Rockies). The top seven divers from each zone advance to the NCAA Championships.

Here is a list of those Bruins who have qualified thus far:


A (automatic) Qualifiers:
Kristen Lewis - 200 Fly
Sara Platzer - 50 and 100 Free
Malin Svahnstrom - 200 IM
Kim Vandenberg - 200 Fly

B (provisional) Qualifiers:
Cathy Coler - 200 Breast
Krista Daley - 200 Fly
Kristen Lewis - 100 Fly
Jackie Lobdell - 500 and 1650 Free
Sara Platzer - 200 Free
Erica Shugart - 50 Free
Taylor Spivey - 100 and 200 Back
Malin Svahnstrom - 100 and 200 Free
Kim Vandenberg - 50 Free and 100 Fly
Naoko Watanabe - 100 and 200 Back
Brooke Winkler - 200 and 400 IM
200 Free Relay - Platzer, Vandenberg, Shugart, Svahnstrom
400 Free Relay and 800 Free Relay


Amanda Blong
Sara Clark
Regan Gosnell
Heidi Prosser
Janine Strack
Paige Thompson

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