In the 1650, SR Andrea Lippin (17:32.46) and JR Lauren Forbes (18:40.08) placed 2nd and 20th.
In the 200 BK, SR Susan Bell (2:05.34), SO Aubrey Panis (2:06.19) and FR Tori Edmiston (2:07.57) finished 3rd, 4th and 6th, with Bell and Panis under the ‘A’ cut while Edmiston’s time was a ‘B’ cut, and Bell and Edmiston swimming to lifetime bests.
In the 100 Free, SR Emily Harlan (52.26) placed 2nd, with SO Shannon Simonds (52.50) placing 3rd in the championship heat. Harlan’s time was under the ‘A’ standard, while Simonds’ time was .01 off the ‘A’. SO Katie Baier (53.83p) and SR Liz Whiteley (54.28p) placed 15th and 24th.
In the 200 Breast, SO Kendall Bohn (2:18.70) and FR Carianne Cunningham (2:24.97) placed 1st and 5th, with SR Jenna Muenter (2:31.34) and SR Emily Starkie (2:30.74p) finishing 20th and 24th. Bohn’s time and Cunningham’s times were both lifetime bests, with Bohn’s an ‘A’ and Cunningham’s a ‘B’.
SO Jennifer Sims (2:04.91) and FR Karla Holman (2:07.89) placed 2nd and 5th in the event, while SR Lauren O’Neill (2:11.63) placed 15th. Sims’ time was an ‘A’, while Holman’s was a ‘B’.
In the penultimate event of the meet for the women, the Triton team of Bell (53.29), Simonds (51.86), Panis (51.98) and Harlan (50.75) placed 1st in a meet record 3:27.86, just off the school record. Their time easily ranks them #1 in the country by 2 ˝ seconds.
In the Men’s 3 Meter diving competition, the Tritons again showed their strength on the boards. NCAA qualifier SR Daniel Gordh placed 3rd, NCAA qualifier JR Andrew Skewes placed 4th, JR Jeff Bryant placed 7th, FR Kevin Sullivan placed 8th and JR Aaron Cantu placed 9th, giving UCSD a much needed scoring punch in the event.
In the 1650, FR Greg Goodell and SO Artur Kubalski placed 10th and 12th.
In the 200 BK, SO Steven Hardy (1:53.64) finished 3rd in the championship heat while fellow SO Devin Ancona (1:56.25) placed 1st in the consolation final.
In the 100 FR, SR Tim Fuller (44.79), FR Dan Perdew (45.68) and FR Todd Langland (46.48) placed 1st, 4th and 9th. Fuller’s time and Perdew’s time were ‘A’ cuts, while Langland’s was a ‘B’. Fuller’s time was a new school record, eclipsing the one set by legendary John Flowers in 1994, while Perdew’s ranks him 7th All-Time. Fuller’s time is also the fastest in the country.
SR Jacob Dong (2:06.13) and JR Evan Hsiao (2:12.30) placed 3rd and 7th in the championship heat, with FR Andy Islip (2:11.27), SO Dan Gluvers (2:12.35) and JR Ryan Kloos (2:18.12) placing 10th, 12th and 16th in the consolation heat, and SR Dan Gremban (2:18.18) finishing 18th in the bonus consols heat.
SR Jesse Marin (1:54.58) and JR JP Oliver (1:55.55p) placed 3rd and 5th, with FR Behan Salamati (1:55.91) finishing 17th. Marin’s time was a ‘B’.
In the last event of the meet, the team of Perdew (45.51), Langland (45.42), Oliver (46.57) and Fuller (44.73) dominated from the opening 25, winning by over 3 seconds in 3:02.22, the top time in the country. Perdew’s lead-off ranks him 7th nationally, and bumps him up to 6th All-Time at UCSD.