Women's Swimming Downs Idaho
Nov. 18, 2005
SEATTLE- The Husky women's swim team defeated Idaho on Friday night by a score of 115-79. With the win, Washington moves to 11-2 on the season in dual meets. The Huskies won 10 of 11 events to win in convincing fashion.
Washington got off to an early lead by sweeping two events, the 200 freestyle and the 50 freestyle. In the 200 free Caitlyn Shortt, Lindsey Sharp and Blythe Murray finished in the top-three with times of 1:54.31, 1:56.66 and 1:57.88, respectively. In the 50 free Brittany Epperson, Kimberly Jasmer and Kelly Corcoran finished in the top-three spots with times of 24.11, 24.51 and 24.91, respectively.
Freshman Shandra Case helped power the Huskies in the 200 butterfly, finishing in first place with a season-best time of 2:05.95. Case also finished second in the 1000 freestyle with a personal best time of 10:53.28, an event in which Husky teammate Rebecca Rogers took first with a time of 10:32.78.
Senior Sharon Olson also had a strong showing on a night in which she was honored along with Megan Bright, Liya Liu and Crystal Rawlings. Olson finished in first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:06.58, while sophomore Maggie Bever took second in the event (2:09.34). Olson also took first in the 200 breaststroke (2:20.79).
Other strong performances included Marissa Chang in the 100 freestyle, an event in which she placed first with a time of 53.29, Maryann Boosalis finished first in the 500 freestyle (5:06.76) and the 200 freestyle relay team (Bever, Shortt, Bright, Sharp) with a first place finish with a time of 1:37.67.
Next up for the Huskies is the Husky Invite on December 1st.