March 2, 2008
ATHENS, Ga. - Auburn's Blakeley Bunch and Julie Golden both swam NCAA provisional qualifying times Sunday at the Georgia Bulldog Invitational, the final opportunity for women to qualify for the 2008 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.
Both Tigers swam in the 200 backstroke preliminary with Bunch winning the heat with a "B" cut time of 1:58.84. Golden followed in third with a "B" cut 1:59.81.
The Bulldog Invitational served as a last-chance meet for swimmers attempting to qualify for the 2008 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. The women's Championship is scheduled for March 20-22 in Columbus, Ohio.