Caitlin Andrew Advances to 100 Fly Finals, Sun Devils Record Four Total NCAA Qualifying Times

Feb. 16, 2007

LONG BEACH, Calif. -

As Friday's preliminary rounds concluded at the 2007 Pacific-10 Conference Women's Swimming Championships in Long Beach, Calif., ArizonaStateUniversity recorded three NCAA `B' consideration times and Caitlin Andrew earned an automatic NCAA Championships appearance, advancing to the 100 fly finals round.


Continuing her phenomenal week at the Pac-10 Championships, Andrew finished the preliminary round of the 100 fly in 53.41, which earns her an automatic appearance in the event at the 2007 NCAA Championships.  The San Antonio, Texas native continued to shine in the first round of the 100 back, recording an NCAA `B' time of 54.79.


Freshman Sara McDaniel posted a fine performance in the 100 breaststroke preliminary round, finishing in 1:02.73, the fifth-fastest time in the event in Sun Devil history.  In addition to placing herself in the ASU record books, McDaniel earned an NCAA `B' cut for her excellent time.


Jen Beckberger also earned NCAA recognition during the day's early rounds, achieving an NCAA `B' consideration time of 1:49.39 in the 200 freestyle preliminary rounds.


Andrew will compete to add a Pac-10 Conference Championship in the 100 fly to her impressive career resume, as the final rounds in the 400 IM, 200 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, 400 medley relay and 100 butterfly will begin on Friday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m., PST.

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