No. 6 Cal Leads After Day 1 at U.S. Short Course Nationals

Dec. 3, 2009

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Sixth-ranked California won the 200-yard freestyle relay and 400-medley relay en route to its first day lead at the 2009 AT&T Short Course National Championships on Thursday at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. The Golden Bears have 127 points to lead the field in the team standings through five events. Also on Thursday, Cal freshman diver Kelsey Heiken placed eighth in the three-meter springboard final at the Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame Invitational in Austin, Texas.

A full recap will follow.

Cal Results from 2009 AT&T Short Course National Championships
Dec. 3 in Federal Way, Wash.

Preliminary Round

200-Freestyle Relay
1. Cal A (Erica Dagg, Colleen Fotsch, Amanda Larson, Liv Jensen) 1:32.34*. 9. Cal B (Amanda Sims, Lauren Boyle, Sara Isakovic, Caitlin Leverenz) 1:34.25.

500-Yard Freestyle
4. Katie Kastes 4:42.34*. 5. Lauren Boyle 4:43.59*. 7. Sara Isakovic 4:44.99*. 15. Shelley Harper 4:48.07*. 22. Blake Hayter 4:51.04*.

200-Yard Individual Medley
2. Caitlin Leverenz 1:57.41*. 14. Heather White 2:00.62*. 22. Katie Kastes 2:01.69*. 24. Courtney Eronemo 2:01.75*. 39. Shelley Harper 2:03.33. 57. Alexandra Ellis 2:05.07. 65. Ellie Monobe 2:06.06.

50-Yard Freestyle
12. Liv Jensen 23.02*. 18. Erica Dagg 23.28. 29. Amanda Larson 23.55. 45. Colleen Fotsch 23.76. 61t. Amanda Sims 23.98.

* NCAA B qualifying time

Cal Results from 2009 Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame Invitational
Dec. 3 in Austin, Texas

Three-Meter Springboard Final
8. Kelsey Heiken 256.65.

Three-Meter Springboard Preliminary Round
8. Kelsey Heiken 250.95f. 19. Alissa Barker 215.45.

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