AUBURN WOMEN'S SWIMMING CLAIMS SCHOOL'S FIRST-EVER WOMEN'S NCAA TITLE -- March 23, 2002

AUBURN WOMEN'S SWIMMING CLAIMS SCHOOL'S FIRST-EVER WOMEN'S NCAA TITLE -- March 23, 2002

AUSTIN, Texas The Auburn women's swim team earned the school's first-ever women's NCAA title here Saturday night at the 2002 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships as the Tigers defeated second place Georgia by 88 points.

Auburn dominated the competition from start to finish ending the meet with a point total of 474, which is the most ever scored by the Tigers at the NCAA Championships with the old record standing at 324 from the 2001 meet. Georgia, who won the past three NCAA titles, finished the meet in second with 386 points, and Stanford was third with 301 points. Southern Cal with 300.5 points and Arizona with 291 points rounded out the top five.

The Tigers won the meet with just 11 swimmers, who all scored points for the team individually. Auburn claimed two NCAA titles, had 10 top three finishes on the weekend and broke an astounding 15 school records.

Auburn head coach David Marsh was named Coach of the Year for the second consecutive year after the Women's Championships. It marked his fifth award as he was also named Coach of the Year after the NCAA Men's Championships in 1994, 1997 and 1999.

Junior Maggie Bowen was second in the individual high points standings with 57 thanks in part to two NCAA titles in the 200 individual medley and the 400 individual medley. Margaret Hoelzer tied for 10th with 44 points.

''I am almost speechless,'' associate head women's coach Kim Brackin said. ''When the men won it, it meant so much, but over the past five years I have really watched these women work and grow and support each other. They deserve it so much.

''I am so happy for them as a group. It means so much for the Auburn community and they have represented the community so well. This is really great for the SEC with the top two teams being from our conference. I am just really glad to be able to keep our committment to the girls that we signed when we told them that we thought we could win it all.''

Auburn finished the evening by shattering the school record by more than two seconds as the team of Becky Short, Eileen Coparropa, Kirsty Coventry and Maggie Bowen finished second in the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 3:13.88.

Sophomore Magda Dyszkewicz started off the night surprising the field with a sixth place finish in the 1650 freestyle with a school-record time of 16:10.48. Dyszkiewicz was seeded out of the top 16 entering the NCAA compeition.

Freshman Kirsty Coventry moved up substantially from her seventh place seeding in the 200 backstroke to take third in the finals with a school record time of 1:54.37 while Margaret Hoelzer, who broke her own school record in the prelims (1:55.07), finished fourth overall with a personal-best time of 1:54.54.

''I am really excited and happy for everyone,'' Huntsville, Ala., native Hoelzer said. ''I really haven't had a chance yet to enjoy it because I have had to stay focused and not dwell on it, but now it is time to have fun.''

The Tigers qualified three for the finals of the 100 free as Becky Short finished fourth overall in a time of 48.95, Eileen Coparropa took fifth in 49.22 and Heather Kemp took 16th with a time of 50.22.

''The team has really come together for this meet,'' Kemp said. ''I think that our closeness is really one of the main reasons we did so well at this meet, We can really count on each other. I am so excited and ready for this. It has been our main goal all year and now that it is here, it is almost unbelievable.''

In the 200 breast, sophomore Laura Swander moved up from 15th place to take 13th in a time of 2:13.55 for the Tigers.

Holzer didn't have much of a break before the 200 fly, but it didn't seem to matter as she swam to a fifth place finish and a new school record time of 1:56.74. Finishing eighth in the event was Christianson, who swam to a 1:59.47.

''It takes so many things for it all to come together and the overall support of everyone in the program has been amazing,'' Auburn head coach David Marsh said. ''Maggie (Bowen) has really raised the bar for what is possible and has shown that she can compete in any event. Her willingness to defer individual goals for that of the team has been amazing.

''Our freshmen from last year turning into experienced sophomores has pretty much been the difference in this meet. They went from NCAA finishers to NCAA winners and that is a pattern that has been set up for our freshmen this year and for years to come. Having a finalist in every championship final but the 200 breast is a great statement. Our goal has always been to win NCAAs and I am so glad that it has paid off.''

ESPN2 will be televising a tape delay of the 2002 NCAA Championship meet on March 28 at 2 p.m. CST and will again show the meet on April 23 at 2:30 p.m. CST on ESPN.

A portion of the team as well as the coaching staff will be returning to Auburn Sunday, March 24 at approximately 4 p.m. A celebration will be scheduled for the team when they return to Auburn from Spring Break.

The men's team will begin their NCAA Championship title hunt March 28-30 when they travel to Athens, Ga. The Auburn men's team won the NCAA title in both 1997 and 1999.

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      1)   AUBURN            474               24)   FLORIDA STATE      24
      2)   GEORGIA           386               25)   RICE               23
      3)   STANFORD          301               26)   TEXAS A&M          21
      4)   SOUTHERN CAL      300.5             27)   MICHIGAN           20.5
      5)   ARIZONA           291               28)   CINCINNATI         17
      6)   TEXAS             267.5             29)   RUTGERS            15
      7)   FLORIDA           249               29)   GEORGE MASON       15
      8)   CALIFORNIA        245               31)   OREGON STATE       14
      9)   SOUTHERN METHOD.  178               32)   MINNESOTA          13
     10)   ARIZONA STATE     136               33)   PURDUE             11
     10)   INDIANA           136               33)   VILLANOVA          11
     12)   VIRGINIA          125               35)   IOWA                9
     13)   NORTH CAROLINA    110               35)   SOUTH CAROLINA      9
     14)   WISCONSIN          84               37)   FLORIDA ATLANTIC    7
     15)   PACIFIC            76               38)   WESTERN KENTUCKY    6.5
     15)   MIAMI (FLORIDA)    76               39)   MICHIGAN STATE      6
     17)   UCLA               64               40)   ILLINOIS            5
     18)   ALABAMA            56               41)   KENTUCKY            4
     19)   NOTRE DAME         52               41)   CLEMSON             4
     20)   LOUISIANA STATE    48               41)   BINGHAMTON          4
     21)   PENN STATE         46               44)   NORTHWESTERN        3
     22)   HOUSTON            37               45)   PRINCETON           1
     23)   TENNESSEE          25


                            INDIVIDUAL HIGH POINT:
              1)  COUGHLIN, NATALIE     SO  CALIFORNIA         60
              2)  BOWEN, MAGGIE         JR  AUBURN             57
              3)  HARTLEY, BLYTHE       FR  SOUTHERN CAL       56
              4)  RIPPLE, SHELLY        SR  STANFORD           54
              5)  CORREIA, MARITZA      JR  GEORGIA            52
              6)  TOLAR, SARAH          SR  ARIZONA            51
              7)  KEJZAR, ALENKA        SO  SOUTHERN METHOD.   50
              8)  WILLIAMS, STEFANIE    SR  GEORGIA            49
              9)  KOVACS, AGNES         FR  ARIZONA STATE      45
             10)  REILING, SARAH        JR  INDIANA            44
             10)  Hoelzer, Margaret     FR  AUBURN             44











EVENT:  15    WOMEN's    1650  Yard    FREESTYLE

NCAA Record:       15:39.14  JANET EVANS           STANFORD          1990
AMERICAN Record:   15:39.14  JANET EVANS           STANFORD          1990
US OPEN Record:    15:39.14  JANET EVANS           STANFORD          1990
QUALIFYING FOR THIS MEET:           16:38.37

RESULTS of FINALS

  RANK       NAME            YEAR    TEAM             TIME

    1)   RIGAMONTI, FLAVIA    FR  SOUTHERN METHOD. 15:52.28
            :55.95   :57.45   :57.47   :57.33   :57.68   :58.00
            :58.02   :57.59   :58.15   :58.09   :58.19   :58.27
            :58.23   :58.13   :57.77   :58.00   :27.96
    2)   ATKINSON, JANELLE    SO  FLORIDA          16:01.01
            :56.29   :58.27   :58.83   :58.64   :58.55   :58.36
            :58.45   :58.43   :58.32   :58.43   :58.50   :59.09
            :58.49   :58.27   :58.00   :57.64   :28.45
    3)   LANE, CARA           JR  VIRGINIA         16:04.54
            :55.69   :57.89   :57.50   :57.49   :58.15   :57.99
            :58.41   :58.87   :59.30   :59.47   :59.57   :59.53
            :59.31   :59.43   :59.08   :58.24   :28.62
    4)   McLARTY, SARA        SO  FLORIDA          16:06.63
            :56.07   :58.11   :58.48   :58.58   :58.46   :58.53
            :58.50   :58.74   :58.82   :58.89   :58.85   :59.18
            :59.12   :59.26   :58.91   :59.18   :28.95
    5)   GREEN, MEREDITH      FR  FLORIDA          16:08.96
            :55.93   :58.34   :58.62   :58.96   :58.53   :58.92
            :58.89   :59.00   :59.27   :59.13   :59.27   :59.07
            :59.13   :59.22   :58.95   :58.99   :28.74
    6)   DYSZKIEWICZ, MAGDA   SO  AUBURN           16:10.48
            :57.10   :58.71   :58.68   :59.20   :59.08   :59.21
            :58.76   :58.61   :59.08   :59.10   :58.88   :58.81
            :59.22   :59.42   :59.21   :59.44   :27.97
    7)   HARDT, JULIE         SO  GEORGIA          16:20.01
            :58.89  1:01.84  1:01.02  1:00.71  1:00.03   :59.53
            :59.10   :59.47   :59.10   :59.07   :58.80   :58.87
            :58.77   :58.84   :58.64   :58.68   :28.65
    8)   McINTYRE, ERIN       JR  RUTGERS          16:20.04
            :56.74   :58.62   :59.16   :59.63   :59.43   :59.49
            :59.51   :59.44   :59.50   :59.61   :59.71  1:00.24
           1:00.22  1:00.42  1:00.18   :59.85   :28.29
    9)   BALY, AMY            SO  VIRGINIA         16:20.16
            :57.85   :59.24   :59.58   :59.85   :59.78   :59.74
            :59.64   :59.72   :59.65  1:00.02   :59.83   :59.89
            :59.53   :59.39   :59.21   :58.89   :28.35
   10)   SANDLUND, ASA        JR  SOUTHERN CAL     16:20.61
            :57.08   :59.25   :59.61   :59.54   :59.87   :59.60
            :59.80   :59.40   :59.74   :59.42   :59.36   :59.42
            :59.79   :59.78   :59.96   :59.50   :29.49
   11)   FOSCHI, JESSICA      SR  STANFORD         16:21.84
            :55.55   :58.24   :58.52   :58.91   :59.36   :59.44
           1:00.07   :59.98   :59.96  1:00.12  1:00.04  1:00.53
           1:00.32  1:00.41  1:00.85  1:00.75   :28.79
   12)   PIPER, CARLY         FR  WISCONSIN        16:23.68
            :55.93   :58.61   :59.26   :59.58   :59.57   :59.73
           1:00.05  1:00.01  1:00.08  1:00.17  1:00.32  1:00.07
           1:00.73  1:00.49  1:00.27  1:00.30   :28.51
   13)   SMITH, STEPHANIE     JR  LOUISIANA STATE  16:25.47
            :57.28   :59.59   :59.34   :59.39   :58.98   :58.58
            :58.63   :59.32  1:00.29  1:00.76  1:00.73  1:01.15
           1:00.73  1:00.46  1:00.38  1:00.22   :29.64
   14)   TOWNSEND, BROOKE     SO  ARIZONA STATE    16:26.51
            :57.21   :59.49   :59.58   :59.50   :59.49   :59.65
            :59.56   :59.68  1:00.19  1:00.47  1:00.53  1:00.73
           1:00.47  1:00.54  1:00.41  1:00.04   :28.97
   15)   OBERG, MARIA         SR  CINCINNATI       16:27.90
            :55.94   :59.12   :59.16   :59.87  1:00.49   :59.97
           1:00.25   :59.97  1:00.44  1:00.48  1:00.62  1:00.98
           1:00.93  1:01.17  1:00.52   :59.55   :28.44
   16)   FIDEN, SARAH         SO  INDIANA          16:29.84
            :56.60   :59.31   :59.63   :59.86  1:00.59  1:00.64
           1:00.64  1:00.51  1:00.23  1:00.57  1:00.27  1:00.45
           1:00.42  1:00.35  1:00.36  1:00.40   :29.01
   17)   STANFORD, MANDY      SR  ARIZONA STATE    16:32.97
            :57.43  1:00.02   :59.90  1:00.01   :59.74   :59.92
           1:00.17  1:00.61  1:00.73  1:00.54  1:00.83  1:01.05
           1:00.83  1:01.07  1:01.07  1:00.14   :28.91
   18)   LAVELL, ELIZABETH    FR  MARYLAND         16:34.24
            :55.92   :58.77   :58.80   :59.01   :59.15   :59.41
            :59.89  1:00.61  1:00.67  1:01.43  1:01.13  1:01.76
           1:02.18  1:01.73  1:01.63  1:02.11   :30.04
   19)   McADAM, CRYSTAL      SO  ILLINOIS         16:35.33
            :57.06  1:00.42  1:00.44  1:00.50  1:00.48   :59.92
           1:00.01  1:00.50  1:00.49  1:00.45  1:00.68  1:00.95
           1:00.94  1:01.05  1:00.92  1:00.91   :29.61
   20)   SULLIVAN, MOLLY      SR  NORTH CAROLINA   16:37.29
            :57.27   :59.80   :59.94   :59.86  1:00.37  1:00.33
           1:00.81  1:00.83  1:00.78  1:00.66  1:00.64  1:01.33
           1:01.08  1:01.35  1:01.42  1:01.34   :29.48
   21)   DAPHNIS, ARTEMIS     FR  ARIZONA          16:37.32
            :58.95  1:01.68  1:01.07  1:00.95  1:00.27   :59.96
            :59.66  1:00.67   :59.73  1:00.17  1:00.34  1:00.79
           1:01.40  1:00.94  1:01.93  1:00.76   :28.05
   22)   ANDERSON, SALLY      SO  PENN STATE       16:38.21
            :59.40  1:01.71  1:01.72  1:01.03  1:00.79  1:00.94
           1:00.82  1:01.01  1:00.87  1:00.55  1:00.75  1:00.58
           1:00.34  1:00.74   :59.98   :58.72   :28.26
   23)   LOBDELL, JACKIE      SO  UCLA             16:39.36
            :58.35  1:01.30  1:01.06  1:01.06  1:01.07  1:00.50
           1:00.55  1:00.52  1:00.85  1:00.87  1:00.59  1:00.55
           1:01.12  1:00.59  1:00.70  1:00.46   :29.22
   24)   DEARY, MELISSA       SO  SOUTHERN CAL     16:40.46
            :57.60   :59.30   :59.73   :59.88   :59.78   :59.35
            :59.64  1:00.93  1:01.23  1:01.66  1:01.20  1:02.34
           1:01.92  1:02.14  1:02.56  1:01.74   :29.46
   25)   CRIPPEN, MADDY       JR  VILLANOVA        16:40.69
            :56.81   :58.96   :58.89   :59.92   :59.77  1:00.06
           1:00.16  1:00.55  1:01.00  1:01.13  1:01.61  1:01.67
           1:02.31  1:02.41  1:02.11  1:02.71   :30.62
   26)   WILLIAMS, ALI        FR  GEORGIA          16:42.66
            :58.15   :59.87  1:00.22  1:00.37  1:00.61  1:00.86
           1:01.02  1:00.93  1:00.93  1:01.12  1:01.81  1:02.28
           1:01.49  1:01.79  1:01.55  1:00.71   :28.95
   27)   McWILLIAMS, KATIE    FR  VIRGINIA         16:43.21
            :58.14  1:00.69  1:01.04  1:00.84  1:00.85  1:01.06
           1:01.71  1:00.85  1:00.86  1:00.84  1:00.92  1:01.10
           1:01.55  1:01.43  1:01.40  1:01.11   :28.82
   28)   McCULLOUGH, AMY      FR  MICHIGAN         16:46.24
            :58.18  1:01.48  1:01.39  1:01.29  1:02.20  1:01.50
           1:01.96  1:01.27  1:01.61  1:01.41  1:01.02  1:01.19
           1:00.74  1:00.63  1:00.55  1:00.59   :29.23
   29)   BARTON, KELLI        FR  NOTRE DAME       16:48.91
            :59.11  1:01.13  1:00.92  1:01.26  1:01.05  1:01.04
           1:00.94  1:01.25  1:01.36  1:01.35  1:01.32  1:01.74
           1:01.90  1:02.09  1:01.93  1:01.36   :29.16
   30)   SMITH, WHITNEY       SO  NORTH CAROLINA   16:48.95
            :57.58   :59.98  1:00.16  1:00.34  1:00.71  1:01.20
           1:01.28  1:01.61  1:01.89  1:01.95  1:01.95  1:02.10
           1:02.20  1:02.38  1:01.87  1:01.71   :30.04
   31)   LYNN, WHITNEY        FR  ARKANSAS         16:49.03
            :58.39  1:00.44  1:00.95  1:00.86  1:00.67  1:01.24
           1:01.65  1:01.58  1:01.80  1:01.60  1:01.25  1:02.19
           1:01.75  1:02.09  1:01.92  1:01.45   :29.20
   32)   BURNS, CAROLINE      FR  GEORGIA          16:49.69
            :58.30  1:00.60  1:01.68  1:01.64  1:02.19  1:01.84
           1:01.82  1:01.66  1:00.96  1:01.42  1:01.68  1:00.85
           1:00.51  1:01.66  1:01.99  1:01.20   :29.69
   33)   COLLEY, EMILY        JR  PITTSBURGH       16:52.37
            :58.29  1:01.07  1:00.92  1:00.82  1:00.98  1:01.12
           1:01.46  1:01.31  1:01.70  1:01.65  1:01.96  1:01.67
           1:02.07  1:02.11  1:02.42  1:02.28   :30.54
   34)   WHITNEY, ASHLEY      JR  CALIFORNIA       16:54.94
            :58.28  1:00.13  1:00.66  1:01.14  1:01.60  1:01.82
           1:01.70  1:02.03  1:01.79  1:02.03  1:02.20  1:02.27
           1:02.28  1:02.29  1:02.22  1:02.14   :30.36
   35)   CAMERON, EVINS       FR  STANFORD         16:57.08
            :59.45  1:01.94  1:01.48  1:00.92  1:00.46  1:00.49
           1:01.23  1:01.61  1:01.91  1:01.96  1:02.45  1:02.23
           1:02.58  1:02.61  1:02.80  1:02.40   :30.56
   36)   WEST, VICKY          SO  NORTHWESTERN     17:00.51
            :58.78  1:01.82  1:01.73  1:02.06  1:02.11  1:01.75
           1:01.81  1:01.92  1:02.39  1:02.44  1:02.14  1:02.30
           1:01.92  1:02.04  1:02.40  1:02.62   :30.28


EVENT:  16    WOMEN's     200  Yard    BACKSTROKE

NCAA Record:        1:50.90  NATALIE COUGHLIN      CALIFORNIA        2001
AMERICAN Record:    1:50.90  NATALIE COUGHLIN      CALIFORNIA        2001
US OPEN Record:     1:50.90  NATALIE COUGHLIN      CALIFORNIA        2001
QUALIFYING FOR THIS MEET:            1:59.36

RESULTS of FINALS

 RANK    NAME             YEAR   TEAM            PRELIM                 TIME

                               CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

  1)  COUGHLIN, NATALIE    SO CALIFORNIA        1:53.83               1:49.52**
            :25.28   :27.67   :28.05   :28.52
  ** NCAA Record:       AMERICAN Record:   US OPEN Record:
  2)  KEJZAR, ALENKA       SO SOUTHERN METHOD.  1:55.09               1:54.18
            :27.69   :28.84   :29.29   :28.36
  3)  Coventry, Kirsty     FR AUBURN            1:56.90               1:54.37
            :27.42   :28.92   :29.33   :28.70
  4)  Hoelzer, Margaret    FR AUBURN            1:55.07               1:54.54
            :27.20   :28.82   :28.98   :29.54
  5)  BOTSFORD, BETH       JR ARIZONA           1:55.89               1:55.06
            :27.22   :28.96   :29.32   :29.56
  6)  HENRIQUES, ALICE     SR CALIFORNIA        1:57.25               1:56.32
            :28.24   :29.29   :29.23   :29.56
  7)  FARGUS, JOANNA       FR SOUTHERN CAL      1:56.17               1:56.62
            :27.44   :29.09   :30.28   :29.81
  8)  HAYES, JESSICA       FR ARIZONA           1:56.86               1:57.80
            :27.88   :29.51   :30.00   :30.41

                               CONSOLATION FINAL

  9)  WOESSNER, SUSAN      SR INDIANA           1:57.44               1:56.32
            :27.83   :29.26   :30.12   :29.11
 10)  FARRELL, MAUREEN     FR FLORIDA           1:57.85               1:56.66
            :28.10   :29.25   :29.53   :29.78
 11)  CARLBERG, LINDSAY    SR MICHIGAN          1:58.38               1:57.76
            :27.77   :29.33   :30.22   :30.44
 12)  HECKING, KELLY       SR NOTRE DAME        1:57.45               1:57.90
            :28.09   :29.67   :30.19   :29.95
 13)  MARSHALL, SARAH      SO PACIFIC           1:57.73               1:57.95
            :27.70   :29.51   :30.44   :30.30
 14)  AVEYARD, JESSICA     SR ILLINOIS          1:57.83               1:58.33
            :28.29   :29.40   :30.30   :30.34
 15)  MEYER, KATIE         SR SOUTHERN CAL      1:57.55               1:58.49
            :27.55   :29.90   :30.77   :30.27
 16)  YOKOUCHI, KYOKO      SO CALIFORNIA        1:57.91               1:59.95
            :28.66   :29.79   :30.49   :31.01


FINALS RESULTS
EVENT:  17    WOMEN's     100  Yard    FREESTYLE

NCAA Record:         :47.61  JENNY THOMPSON        STANFORD          1992
AMERICAN Record:     :47.61  JENNY THOMPSON        STANFORD          1992
US OPEN Record:      :47.61  JENNY THOMPSON        STANFORD          1992
QUALIFYING FOR THIS MEET:             :50.22

RESULTS of FINALS

 RANK    NAME             YEAR   TEAM            PRELIM                 TIME

                               CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

  1)  CORREIA, MARITZA     JR GEORGIA            :48.22                :47.56**
            :22.81   :24.75
  ** NCAA Record:       AMERICAN Record:   US OPEN Record:
  2)  WILLIAMS, STEFANIE   SR GEORGIA            :48.77                :48.37
            :23.54   :24.83
  3)  TOLAR, SARAH         SR ARIZONA            :49.14                :48.78
            :23.66   :25.12
  4)  SHORT, REBEKAH       SO AUBURN             :48.81                :48.95
            :23.66   :25.29
  5)  COPARROPA, EILEEN    SO AUBURN             :49.03                :49.22
            :24.10   :25.12
  6)  VanROOIJEN, MANON    SO MIAMI (FLORIDA)    :49.08                :49.23
            :23.86   :25.37
  7)  PHENIX, ERIN         JR TEXAS              :49.17                :49.43
            :23.60   :25.83
  8)  BOUTWELL, LACEY      FR STANFORD           :49.22                :49.52
            :23.83   :25.69

                               CONSOLATION FINAL

  9)  PERRUQUET, JESSI     SO NORTH CAROLINA     :49.30                :49.36
            :23.96   :25.40
 10)  NIXON, CARRIE        SR NOTRE DAME         :49.65                :49.47
            :24.03   :25.44
 11)  MULARZ, MANDY        JR RICE               :49.49                :49.62
            :23.68   :25.94
 12)  PLATZER, SARA        SO UCLA               :49.63                :49.80
            :24.05   :25.75
 13)  THIES, LAUREN        SR TEXAS              :49.36                :49.86
            :24.31   :25.55
 14)  JAMISON, TANICA      JR TEXAS              :49.38                :50.01
            :24.23   :25.78
 15)  WATKINS, CHRISTY     JR NORTH CAROLINA     :49.71                :50.19
            :24.23   :25.96
 16)  KEMP, HEATHER        SO AUBURN             :49.42                :50.22
            :24.46   :25.76


FINALS RESULTS
EVENT:  18    WOMEN's     200  Yard    BREASTSTROKE

NCAA Record:        2:07.66  KRISTINA KOWAL        GEORGIA           1999
AMERICAN Record:    2:07.66  KRISTINA KOWAL        GEORGIA           1999
US OPEN Record:     2:07.66  KRISTINA KOWAL        GEORGIA           1999
QUALIFYING FOR THIS MEET:            2:15.84

RESULTS of FINALS

 RANK    NAME             YEAR   TEAM            PRELIM                 TIME

                               CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

  1)  KIRK, TARA           SO STANFORD          2:09.91               2:07.36**
            :29.00   :32.17   :33.15   :33.04
  ** NCAA Record:       AMERICAN Record:   US OPEN Record:
  2)  KOVACS, AGNES        FR ARIZONA STATE     2:10.70               2:07.64
            :29.24   :32.40   :32.81   :33.19
  3)  POLESKA, ANNE        SO ALABAMA           2:11.63               2:07.86
            :29.15   :32.68   :32.96   :33.07
  4)  HATHAWAY, KATIE      SR NORTH CAROLINA    2:11.74               2:11.12
            :30.48   :32.95   :33.23   :34.46
  5)  ROBY, ASHLEY         SR GEORGIA           2:11.56               2:11.41
            :29.26   :33.10   :34.29   :34.76
  6)  FISCHER, ELVIRA      SR UCLA              2:12.42               2:11.58
            :29.65   :32.99   :34.15   :34.79
  7)  CLARK, CORRIE        SO PENN STATE        2:12.11               2:12.13
            :30.02   :33.72   :34.21   :34.18
  8)  HEHN, KERI           JR MINNESOTA         2:12.43               2:12.44
            :30.82   :33.97   :34.16   :33.49

                               CONSOLATION FINAL

  9)  LYLE, ALLISON        SR IOWA              2:13.98               2:11.92
            :29.56   :33.51   :34.24   :34.61
 10)  ERTTER, LINDSEY      FR GEORGIA           2:13.43               2:12.76
            :30.31   :33.80   :34.34   :34.31
 11)  STEVEN, BIRTE        SO OREGON STATE      2:13.85               2:12.96
            :30.03   :33.84   :34.40   :34.69
 12)  STITTS, STACIANA     JR CALIFORNIA        2:12.74               2:13.05
            :30.07   :33.46   :34.16   :35.36
 13)  SWANDER, LAURA       SO AUBURN            2:14.00               2:13.55
            :30.25   :33.67   :34.88   :34.75
 14)  ACKER, BECKY         SO NORTH CAROLINA    2:12.86               2:13.64
            :30.71   :33.87   :34.61   :34.45
 15)  DIKMEN, ILKAY        SO ILLINOIS          2:13.88               2:14.28
            :30.29   :34.03   :34.80   :35.16
 16)  NODDLE, JEN          SR UCLA              2:14.02               2:14.76
            :31.16   :33.84   :35.15   :34.61



FINALS RESULTS
EVENT:  19    WOMEN's     200  Yard    BUTTERFLY

NCAA Record:        1:53.36  LIMIN LIU             NEVADA            1999
AMERICAN Record:    1:52.99  MARY T. MEAGHER       LAKESIDE S.C.     1981
US OPEN Record:     1:52.99  MARY T. MEAGHER       LAKESIDE S.C.     1981
QUALIFYING FOR THIS MEET:            1:59.83

RESULTS of FINALS

 RANK    NAME             YEAR   TEAM            PRELIM                 TIME

                               CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

  1)  RIPPLE, SHELLY       SR STANFORD          1:54.20               1:53.23**
            :25.54   :28.65   :29.14   :29.90
  ** NCAA Record:
  2)  LEE, GEORGINA        SO SOUTHERN METHOD.  1:56.52               1:54.92
            :26.02   :28.91   :30.06   :29.93
  3)  HARPER, REBECCA      FR FLORIDA           1:56.32               1:55.66
            :26.03   :29.70   :29.40   :30.53
  4)  STINNETT, LAUREN     SO GEORGE MASON      1:56.87               1:56.69
            :26.60   :29.33   :30.20   :30.56
  5)  Hoelzer, Margaret    FR AUBURN            1:57.30               1:56.74
            :26.74   :29.79   :29.75   :30.46
  6)  SANDENO, KAITLIN     FR SOUTHERN CAL      1:57.15               1:57.68
            :26.96   :29.98   :30.17   :30.57
  7)  KWASNY, MICHALA      JR SOUTHERN CAL      1:57.70               1:57.91
            :26.10   :29.84   :30.33   :31.64
  8)  CHRISTIANSON,DEMERAE SO AUBURN            1:57.68               1:59.47
            :26.63   :29.90   :30.89   :32.05

                               CONSOLATION FINAL

  9)  MASON, EMILY         FR ARIZONA           1:57.95               1:56.21
            :26.13   :29.71   :30.00   :30.37
 10)  HIGASHIJIMA, NAYA    JR OREGON STATE      1:57.72               1:57.92
            :27.08   :29.82   :30.29   :30.73
 11)  YEVAK, KATIE         FR GEORGIA           1:58.45               1:57.94
            :26.67   :29.82   :30.49   :30.96
 12)  BAHAM, SARAH         SR ARIZONA STATE     1:57.83               1:57.98
            :26.10   :29.67   :30.78   :31.43
 13)  QU, YUN              JR BINGHAMTON        1:58.40               1:58.47
            :27.15   :30.50   :30.49   :30.33
 14)  ADAMS, MERRITT       SR NORTHWESTERN      1:58.62               1:59.42
            :26.71   :29.80   :30.90   :32.01
 15)  KROHN, JANA          SO SOUTHERN CAL      1:58.97               1:59.82
            :26.39   :29.80   :31.25   :32.38
 16)  LEWIS, KRISTEN       SO UCLA              1:58.79               2:00.68
            :27.26   :30.42   :30.94   :32.06


FINALS RESULTS
EVENT:  20    WOMEN's   PLATFORM DIVING


                                               OPTIONAL         LIMITED
 RANK    NAME             YEAR   TEAM             DD    PRELIM    DD    FINALS

   1  HARTLEY, BLYTHE      FR SOUTHERN CAL      302.95  470.65  167.70  460.35
   2  ZACK, MEGAHN            TEXAS A&M         264.60  422.30  157.70  435.90
   3  POHORENEC, NICOLE       TEXAS             272.20  436.25  164.05  430.00
   4  CARDINELL, CASSANDA  SO INDIANA           265.40  412.60  147.20  429.40
   5  FUSARO, NICCI        SO SOUTHERN CAL      266.90  434.50  167.60  423.65
   6  GORST, BARB          JR LOUISIANA STATE   262.00  420.40  158.40  404.20
   7  MANNING, TIFFANY     FR FLORIDA STATE     262.25  419.20  156.95  394.60
   8  REILING, SARAH       JR INDIANA           310.75  478.10  167.35  362.60

   9  WATKINS, JAMIE       SR LOUISIANA STATE   258.70  410.45
  10  REIFF, MARION        FR FLORIDA ATLANTIC  248.70  402.90
  11  SORGI, ERICA            STANFORD          235.80  394.35
  12  POWERS, KIM             STANFORD          226.50  380.85
  13  TUMLINSON, TRISHA    FR KENTUCKY          232.75  374.45
  14  WILLIAMS, KATIE         TEXAS A&M         229.35  363.65
  15  FEBVAY, CLARE           ARIZONA           211.30  363.35
  16  STRAMANDI, DANIELLE  SR PRINCETON         209.55  360.20

  17  LOFTUS, MELANIE         YALE              230.00  358.20
  18  BRENNAN, KELLIE      SR SOUTHERN CAL      219.45  356.85
  19  SOWA, ALEXIS         SR STANFORD          227.25  355.25
  20  CORNTHWAITE,REBECCA  SO MINNESOTA         193.40  335.20
  21  PETROFF, CALLIE         TEXAS A&M         194.00  328.00
  22  ROSENTHAL, ASHLEE       STANFORD          194.15  324.20
  23  HAJEK-GUSTAFSON,KARA SR PURDUE            179.20  317.30

  24  QUINN, ERIN          SR INDIANA           223.35



FINALS RESULTS
EVENT:  21    WOMEN's     400  Yard    FREESTYLE RELAY

NCAA Record:        3:14.52  TEXAS                                   2001
AMERICAN Record:    3:14.52  TEXAS                                   2001
US OPEN Record:     3:14.52  TEXAS                                   2001
QUALIFYING FOR THIS MEET:            3:20.86

RESULTS of FINALS

 RANK                                    PRELIM                 TIME

                               CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

  1)  GEORGIA                                   3:16.65               3:13.71**
      1) WILLIAMS, STEFANIE  SR   :48.35    3) KEARNS, PAIGE       FR   :49.20
      2) MABRY, NEKA         SO   :49.13    4) CORREIA, MARITZA    JR   :47.03
  ** NCAA Record:       AMERICAN Record:   US OPEN Record:

  2)  AUBURN                                    3:16.08               3:13.88
      1) SHORT, REBEKAH      SO   :48.79    3) Coventry, Kirsty    FR   :49.06
      2) COPARROPA, EILEEN   SO   :47.87    4) BOWEN, MAGGIE       JR   :48.16

  3)  ARIZONA                                   3:18.89               3:16.74
      1) VANKER, JENNY       SR   :49.82    3) HAYES, JESSICA      FR   :49.38
      2) TOLAR, SARAH        SR   :48.23    4) ZIMBONE, KATIE      SR   :49.31

  4)  TEXAS                                     3:19.29               3:16.80
      1) PHENIX, ERIN        JR   :49.33    3) JAMISON, TANICA     JR   :49.58
      2) YEO, JOSCELIN       JR   :48.87    4) HUMPHRIES, KAELA    FR   :49.02

  5)  CALIFORNIA                                3:19.61               3:17.52
      1) COUGHLIN, NATALIE   SO   :47.47==  3) HARPER, MICHELLE    JR   :50.25
      2) BECKS, DANIELLE     SO   :49.15    4) STITTS, STACIANA    JR   :50.65
  == NCAA Record:       AMERICAN Record:   US OPEN Record:

  6)  FLORIDA                                   3:19.11               3:18.50
      1) MARTINDALE, LEAH    SR   :50.06    3) TENNISON, DIANE     JR   :49.67
      2) GIBNEY, CHANTAL     SO   :48.93    4) ATKINSON, JANELLE   SO   :49.84

  7)  SOUTHERN CAL                              3:19.01               3:18.76
      1) PARMENTER, JENNY    JR   :49.90    3) KWASNY, MICHALA     JR   :50.31
      2) MacGREGOR, KRISTIN  SR   :48.95    4) FARGUS, JOANNA      FR   :49.60

  8)  WISCONSIN                                 3:19.55               3:19.40
      1) VanCUREN, SHANNON   FR   :50.58    3) PENDLETON, BETHANY  SO   :50.03
      2) LYMAN, JENNIFER     JR   :49.52    4) McCAULEY, SARAH     JR   :49.27


                               CONSOLATION FINAL

  9)  STANFORD                                  3:19.66               3:19.37
      1) RIPPLE, SHELLY      SR   :49.97    3) WATCHORN, SARA      JR   :50.42
      2) FOSCHI, JESSICA     SR   :49.91    4) BOUTWELL, LACEY     FR   :49.07

 10)  VIRGINIA                                  3:20.54               3:19.81
      1) ROESCH, MEGAN       SR   :50.25    3) GEOROFF, ANDREA     FR   :49.92
      2) ELLIS, CARRIE       FR   :49.54    4) DYKEHOUSE, CARLIE   SO   :50.10

 11)  NORTH CAROLINA                            3:22.76               3:20.17
      1) WATKINS, CHRISTY    JR   :49.74    3) RULIS, STEPHANIE    SR   :51.74
      2) HATHAWAY, KATIE     SR   :50.36    4) PERRUQUET, JESSI    SO   :48.33

 12)  ARIZONA STATE                             3:21.64               3:20.40
      1) BAHAM, SARAH        SR   :50.50    3) SZIGETI, FLORENICA  FR   :49.39
      2) HEDENSKOG, CLAIR    JR   :49.71    4) MAURO, FLORENCE     SO   :50.80

 13)  INDIANA                                   3:21.85               3:22.13
      1) WOESSNER, SUSAN     SR   :50.75    3) MEDENDORP, MEGHAN   SO   :50.13
      2) WILLIAMS, ANNE      JR   :50.50    4) SMITH, ERIN         FR   :50.75

 14)  UCLA                                      3:21.59               3:22.26
      1) SHUGART, ERICA      JR   :51.02    3) PLATZER, SARA       SO   :50.00
      2) SVAHNSTROM, MALIN   FR   :49.97    4) YOUNGLOVE, KATIE    SR   :51.27

 15)  NOTRE DAME                                3:23.31               3:24.18
      1) GARCIA, LISA        SO   :52.23    3) HECKING, KELLY      SR   :50.77
      2) NIXON, CARRIE       SR   :49.60    4) PETERSON, KRISTEN   FR   :51.58

 16)  MIAMI (FLORIDA)                           3:23.08               3:25.19
      1) WILLIAMS, CHRISTINE JR   :51.16    3) KINSELLA, MEGAN     JR   :52.63
      2) JOHNS, ERIN         FR   :52.01    4) VanROOIJEN, MANON   SO   :49.39


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