Women's Swimming Leads All Schools After Day One at Speedo Cup

Oregon State brought the first of three days to a close down in Long Beach, Calif. at the Speedo Cup, hosted by California-Irvine. The Beavers (2-2 overall, 0-1 Pacific-10) lead all schools with 357 points, the closest is California-San Diego with 315.5. Thursday's races included the 200-yard freestyle relay, 500 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 50 freestyle, and 400 medley relay.

Touching the wall first for the Beavers were senior All-American Birte Steven in the 200 individual medley, junior Kristin Huston in the 50 freestyle, and the OSU 'A' team in the 400 medley relay. Freshman Sandy Hong and the OSU 'A' team took second in the 500 freestyle and 200 freestyle relay, respectively.

The Beavers also managed to finish well behind the top racers. Junior Mari Embertson, and sophomores Christina Kinney and Monika Miroslaw rounded out the top ten finishes in the 200 individual medley with a third, eighth, and tenth place finish. Sophomore Ausra Pacebutaite and freshman Brie Marhenke finished fourth and eighth in the 50 freestyle to help the Beavers stay on top.

Racing continues Friday morning with the preliminaries, with the finals following in the evening.

OREGON STATE 357, DAY ONE 200 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. California-San Diego A, 1:34.34; 2. Oregon State A, 1:35.11; 3. Brigham Young A, 1:36.85; 4. Air Force A, 1:36.94; 5. San Diego A, 1:37.61; 24. Oregon State B, 1:42.76. 500 FREESTYLE - 1. Ashley Swart, USD, 4:53.15; 2. Sandy Hong, OSU, 4:59.33; 3. Semah Zaverah, UCI, 5:01.07; 4.Sophie Levy, UCSD, 5:01.48; 5. Corinne Hofstetter, CSU, 5:02.20; 18. Danielle Kinney, OSU, 5:06.03; 19. Kristi Kuhlmey, OSU, 5:06.46. 200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY - 1. Birte Steven, OSU, 2:02.47; 2. Lara Bjargardottir, UCI, 2:03.77; 3. Mari Embertson, OSU, 2:03.78; 4. Ashley Depaul, UCI, 2:05.61; 5. Lura Wilhelm, SJSU, 2:05.81; 8. Christina Kinney, OSU, 2:07.07; 10. Monika Miroslaw, OSU, 2:08.79; 15. Leah Schaab, OSU, 2:11.90; 19. Jessie Hong, OSU, 2:10.94. 50 FREESTYLE - 1. Kristin Huston, OSU, 23.30; 2. Cortnee Adams, UN, 23.39; 3. Emily Harlan, UCSD, 23.50; 4. Ausra Pacebutaite, OSU, 23.74; 5. Rosanna Delurgio, UCSD, 23.91; 8. Brie Marhenke, OSU, 24.26. 400 MEDLEY RELAY - 1. Oregon State A, 3:46.54; 2. California-San Diego A, 3:51.53; 3. Colorado State A, 3:52.43; 4. California-Irvine A, 3:57.07; 5. Brigham Young A, 3:57.21; 17. Oregon State B, 3:58.87.

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