Husky Women Defeat WSU on Senior Day

Feb. 17, 2008


SEATTLE - Kim Jasmer and Genevieve Patterson each won two events to lead the Washington women's swimming team past rival Washington State, 148-109, on senior day at Husky Pool. With the win, the Huskies improve to 11-4 overall and 3-4 in the Pac-10.

The Huskies won seven individual events and one relay event, but Jasmer and Patterson led the charge with two wins apiece. Jasmer took first in the 100 freestyle (51.59) and also won the 1000 freestyle in a season-best time of 10:00.81. Patterson, meanwhile, won the 100 breaststroke (1:02.66) and 200 breaststroke (2:19.03).

Jasmer's first-place finish in the 1000 free led a 1-2-3 finish for the Huskies as Ashley Daly (10:22.13) took second and Liz Johnson (10:24.10) came in third.

Washington also had a 1-2-3 finish in the 500 freestyle, with Petra Radovic leading the way in a time of 5:02.27. Radovic was followed by Rebecca Rogers (5:05.21) and Daly (5:08.31).

Patterson's first place finishes in the 100 and 200 breaststroke led a 1-2 finish for the UW in the two events. Jessica Buchanan came in second in both, swimming a 1:04.94 in the 100 breaststroke and a 2:20.57 in the 200 breaststroke.

Erin Campbell (57.47) edged out teammate Mary Patterson (58.07) for first place in the 100 backstroke and Campbell also added a second-place finish in the 100 butterfly (56.91).

Also for the Huskies, Emilee Jennings won the 50 freestyle in a time of 23.85, Jen Gong was second in the 200 backstroke in a time of 2:04.19, Ally Rich placed second in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:53.83 and Kim Kripps took second in the 200 butterfly in a time of 2:04.64.

The Huskies 200 yard medley 'A' relay team of Campbell, Genevieve Patterson, Maggie Bever and Jennings teamed up for a win in the event with a time of 1:44.35.

Washington honored its 10 seniors on the day, including four on the women's side. Bever, Buchanan, Rogers and Mary Patterson all made their final home appearances for the Huskies. The six men honored were Taylor Brugh, Brenton Dowdy, Henry Hudson, Bret Lundgaard, Tamon Page and Ivan Perhat.

The Washington men and women are off until they swim at the Pac-10 Championships in Long Beach, Calif. The women's Pac-10s are scheduled for February 27-March 1, while the men's championships will run from March 5-8.

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