Swimming and Diving Drops Final Dual Meet of Season
Feb. 13, 2010
The Arizona State swimming and diving teams fell in their matchup with Arizona. The women's team dropped their meet 196-102 while the men lost 212-87. The women are now 6-6 (2-5 Pac-10) and the men dropped to 2-7 (0-4 Pac-10).
The Sun Devils found success in the diving well as they won three out of four events. Elina Eggers swept the springboards for the women while Brittany Jumer finished runner-up on both. Constantin Blaha took first on the 1-meter with 385.16 points. While Riley McCormick finished second on the 3-meter.
Senior Max Laney made sure he made his final meet at Mona Plummer Aquatic Center a memorable one. Laney won the 200 back after clocking in at 1:46.79, just above the NCAA 'B' cut. He additionally placed second in the 200 IM, finishing in 1:52.32.
Sophomore Shoshanna Rutemiller was the top finisher in the 200 fly. The Arizona native earned a career-best time of 2:01.95 to win by more than six seconds. Caleb Veazey earned a win in the 1000 free. The freshman from Dallas clocked in at 9:23.81. Sophomore Rebecca Ejdervik earned an NCAA 'B' cut in the 100 breast after placing second in 1:02.03.
The Pacific-10 Championships looms for the Sun Devils. The women will head to Long Beach for their championships Feb. 24-27 while diving will travel to Federal Way, Wash., Feb. 25-27. The men's Pac-10 Championships will take place in Long Beach, Mar. 3-6.