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Cats Knock Off UCLA, Pick Up First Conference Win

Nov 6, 2021

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Arizona Women's Swimming and Diving team defeated UCLA Saturday afternoon by a score of 138.5-123.5.

Arizona got off to a hot start, winning five events in a row to take an early lead. The Wildcats defeated the Bruins for the first time since the 2017-18 season when they won by a score of 154.5-145.5. 

Wildcat women Julia Heimstead and Amalie Mortensen both accumulated two individual event wins on the day. Heimstead won the 100 and 200 fly while Mortensen took home wins in the 200 and 500 free.

The Cats racked up 10 event wins on the afternoon out of the 14 events they competed in. 

Top-3 Finishes
400 free relay 
1. Arizona A - Bernal, Neser, Heimstead, Anderson 

1000 free
2. Stella Copeland

200 free
1. Amalie Mortensen
3. Casslyn Treydte

100 back 
1. Aria Bernal 
2. Felicity Passon

100 breast
1. Jade Neser

200 fly 
1. Julia Heimstead
2. Maddy Burt 

50 free
1. Chloe Clark
2. Grace Anderson

100 free
3. Grace Anderson

200 back 
1. Felicity Passon

200 breast
3. Jade Neser

500 free
1. Amalie Mortensen 
3. Casslyn Treydte

100 fly 
1. Julia Heimstead
3. Maddy Burt 

400 free relay 
1. Arizona A - Passon, Heimstead, Anderson, Mortensen

Next up the Cats will head to Austin, Texas for the UT Diving Invitational Nov. 18-20.

Follow the action live on Arizona Swimming and Diving's Twitter @ArizonaSwimDive and check each night for results and a recap of the event.