WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING TEAMS FINISH FIRST AT SMU CLASSIC -- Nov. 4, 2000
DALLAS, Texas -- Sophomore Maggie Bowen claimed swimmer of the meet honors while leading the Auburn University women’s swimming and diving teams to the SMU Classic title Saturday afternoon with a score of 313.
Auburn earned the top spot over second place Wisconsin by 17 points (296) while Texas finished third (289) and SEC foe Florida concluded the weekend with a fourth place finish and 274 points.
Bowen took the top spot in the 200 IM with a time of 2:01.28 and a second place finish in the 200 breast with a time of 2:15.70. Magda Dyszkiewicz won the 500 free event with a time of 4:49.21 and immediately got back in the pool to swim the 200 back, which she placed 11th to help the team in scoring.
"The team swam really well this weekend," said assistant head women’s coach Kim Brackin. "It was a nice start to the season. We took a very young group of just freshmen and sophomores and to see their composure is exciting. It really gives us something to look forward to."
The team will be back in action Nov. 16-18 in College Station, Texas for a meet with Texas A&M and will also travel to Tuscaloosa for a meeting with Alabama Nov. 17 at 5:00 p.m.
Last Modified November 4, 2000
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