Women's Swimming and Diving Embarks to Davis
LA JOLLA, Calif. – The No. 2 women’s swimming and diving team will open the month of November in Davis and race against several California Squads. The meet will provide the Tritons a chance to go up against several Division I squads while also helping the team see how they measure up to some of the top talent in the conference.
At UC Davis
Opponents: UC Davis, Pepperdine, Cal State East Bay
November 1 at 4:00 p.m. and November 2 at 9:00 a.m.
Schaal Aquatic Center
LAST TIME OUT
The women had a dominate performance against Claremont-Mudd Scripts and took down the Athenas 188-103. The Tritons placed first or had the fastest time in every event they entered. Freshman Katja Pavicevic was one of the top performers for the Tritons as she won the 200-yard Medley Relay and 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke.
SIZING UP THE COMPETITION
Host UC Davis is a member of the Mountain Pacific Sport Federation Conference, the conference the Tritons compete in. The Aggies placed second last season at the conference championship.
Cal State East Bay and Pepperdine are both part of UC San Diego’s former conference, the Pacific Collegiate Swim Conference. The teams finished first and second respectively at last year’s conference championship.
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The Tritons will have a busy weekend ahead. The team will travel to UC Santa Barbara on November 9. The women will have a quick turnaround and host Cal on November 11
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With 30 national team championships, nearly 150 individual titles and the top student-athlete graduation rate among Division II institutions in the United States, the UC San Diego intercollegiate athletics program annually ranks as one of the most successful in the country. The Tritons sponsor 23 intercollegiate sport programs that compete on the NCAA Division I and II levels and, beginning in summer 2020, will begin a full Division I and Big West Conference schedule and a 4-year reclassification period to Division I status. UC San Diego student-athletes exemplify the academic ideals of one of the world's preeminent institutions, graduating at an average rate of 91 percent - the highest rate among NCAA Division II institutions for the second straight year. A total of 80 Tritons have earned Academic All-America honors, while 36 have earned prestigious NCAA Post Graduate Scholarships. In competition, nearly 1,400 UC San Diego student-athletes have earned All-America honors.
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