Tritons Dominate CMS for First Meet of the Season
LA JOLLA, Calif. – The University of California, San Diego had an impressive performance in its first dual meet of the season against Claremont-Mudd-Scripts at Canyonview Aquatic Center. The men won 181-112 while the women won 188-103. The Tritons finished with the top time in ever swim event for the day.
“From the USC Invite to the Blue and Gold and today, I’m really proud of the direction of our team,” Lauded Head Coach Marko Djordjevic. “It’s not just the results, but how the team swam in the meets.”
Spencer Daily shined for the men and won the 50-yard free in 20.14 seconds, almost a whole second faster than second place. Daily’s record breaks the pool record set by Illya Glazunov in 2015. Dailey also won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 48.58.
Graham Hauss was a triple winner on the day and won the 100-, 200- and 500-yard freestyle. His 200-yard time was good enough for a B cut.
Kyland Presenti represented the divers well with a win in the 1-meter with a score of 278.17 and second in the 3-meter with a score of 302.10. His score in the 3-meter punched his ticket to NCAA’s.
Tina Reuter picked up two wins on the day with a win in the 200-yard butterfly and 100-yard free. In addition to the 400-yard IM, all three races Reuter entered in were B-cut times.
Katja Pavicevic had a strong first dual meet and won the 100- and 200-yard breast. Pavicevic finished those races as well as the 400-yard IM with NCAA qualifying times.
Brittney Miles – 200-yard free - 1:53.04
Graham Hauss – 200-yard free - 1:38.86
Ivan Kurakin – 200-yard free - 1:39.36, 200-yard back 1:48.96
Edgar Chin – 100-yard breast – 55.46
Tina Reuter – 200-yard fly – 2:04.50, 100-yard free – 51.84, 400-yard IM – 4:29.61
Cody Hargadon – 50-yard – 23.8
Ellie Whitney – 500-yard free - 5:01.89
Spencer Daily – 100-yard fly - 48.58
NCAA QUALIFYING TIME
Julissa Arzave – 1000-yard free – 10:12.66
Katja Pavicevic – 100-yard back – 1:03.26, 200-yard breast – 2:15.30, 400-yard IM – 4:23.66
Spencer Daily – 50-yard free – 20.14
Kyland Presenti – 3-meter – 302.10
The men have the weekend off while the women travel to Davis to take on UC Davis, SDSU, CSU East Bay and Pepperdine from November 1-2.
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