AUBURN SWIMMING DEFEATS ALABAMA- Nov. 19, 1999
Auburn, Ala.- Auburn Swimming and Diving won their first home meet of the season as the men defeated Alabama 179-102, and the women won 185-105. This improves both teams' records to 2-0 for the season, and 1-0 for the SEC.
The senior Tigers dominated the meet, winning a total of six individual events. For the women, Katie Ryan won the 100 back in 1:02.30 and the 200 back in 2:15.66. Cathy Sursi won the 200 breast in a time of 2:33.95. Meanwhile, Mimi Bowen won the 100 fly in 1:01.83.
For the senior men, Matt Busbee won the 50 free in 22.69, and Carter Hull won the 100 fly in a time of 54.90.
Several other women won tonight, including freshman Cassidy Maxwell, who won the 200 free in 2:01.56 and the 50 free in 25.69. Junior Brook Monroe placed first in the 100 breast with a time of 1:09.77 while junior Jen Woolf swam 4:20.46 to win the 400 free. Freshman Megan Riddle won the 800 free in 8:56.48, and freshman Jessica Lizzoli won the 100 free with a time of 57.64.
Other individual victories for the men came when junior Dave Denniston, won the 100 breast in 1:02.12. Sophomore Kirk Hampleman placed first in the 100 back with a time of 55.42 while sophomore Jon Karr won the 200 back in 2:04.06. Also, sophomore Bryan Rother won the 200 fly with a time of 2:05.09. Lastly, freshman Malcolm Hosford won the 200 IM in 2:05.49.
For the diving team, junior Carlos Batista placed the highest for the men, when he won the 3M with a score of 318.07.
The Tigers will swim again Dec.2-4 at the US open in San Antonio, Tx.
Last Modified November 19, 1999
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