Stanford Falls To Texas, 197-156

Oct. 30, 2004

AUSTIN, Texas - The sixth-ranked University of Texas women's swimming and diving team defeated No. 4 Stanford, 197-156, and No.13 Southern California, 230-123, after the second day of competition at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center, on Saturday, Oct. 30.

The Texas women led Stanford, 95-72, after Friday's first day of competition.

Stanford freshman Caroline Bruce continued her winning ways posting event titles in the 100-yard breaststroke as well as the 200-yard individual medley. Bruce, who posted one NCAA automatic qualifying time in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.28) on Friday, added her second such mark on Saturday, clocking 1:01.71 in the 100-yard breaststroke. In addition, Bruce captured her fourth title of the meet in the 200-yard individual medley, winning in a time of 2:02.28. Freshman Brook Bishop and sophomore Lauren Costello rounded out the winners for the Cardinal on the day. Bishop earned the win in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 23.46, while Costello captured the 1,650-yard freestyle in 16.38.83. Each mark stands as an NCAA provisional time.

After Cardinal divers Cassidy Krug and Ashlee Rosenthal posted first- and second-place finishes, respectively, in three-meter diving on Friday, Rosenthal claimed the title with Krug taking second in the one-meter event on Saturday.

Note: Caroline Bruce finished the meet with NCAA automatic qualifying times in both the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes.