Jan. 31, 2004
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - UC Davis concluded the dual meet portion of its 2004 season on Saturday as both the men's and women's swimming teams beat host San Francisco State at the Gators' pool.
The Aggie men rolled to a 119-53 victory to improve their dual mark to 5-4 while the women recorded a 105-87 win and are 5-5. UC Davis has dominated the all-time series between the schools with the women improving to 25-0 all-time and the men earning their 46th win in 76 series meetings.
UC Davis posted the fastest times in nine of 10 events contested on Saturday with Eddie Fernandez picking up two wins in the the 200-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly. Other winners for the Aggies included Matt Roper in the 1,000 freeestyle, Patrick Jacobson in the 100 breaststroke, Kevin Williams in the 50 free, Kevin Bacharach in the 100 free and Kyle Wooldridge in the 200 individual medley.
The Aggies also captured wins in both the 200 medley and 200 free relays.
The women were also impressive, capturing seven of 13 races. Rebecca Tukua was a double-winner for the Aggies, winning botht eh 100 breaststroke and 50 free races. UC Davis also received first-place finishes from Sara Morrell in the 200 free, Abbey Cornell in the 200 individual medley, Yuka Kobayashi in the 100 butterfly and Vanessa Sallee in the 100 free.
UC Davis also swept the top three spots in the 200 medley relay.
The Aggie teams will now turn their attention to the Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference Championships in Long Beach, beginning Feb. 10.
UC Davis Men 119, San Francisco State 53
San Francisco, Calif.
Winners plus UCD finishers
200 MEDLEY RELAY - 1. UC Davis A (Kyle Wooldridge, Cameron Poya, Mike Fahy, Craig Gawlick)), 1:30.15; 2. UC Davis B (Matt Jonese, Ryan Driscoll, Brandon Bireley, Pat Jacobson), 1:42.26; 3. UC Davis C (Jeff McGee, Chris Cunningham, Kaleb Wallen, na), 1:43.57.
100 BACKSTROKE - 1. unavailable, UCD, 54.16; 2. unavailable (UCD), 56.00.
200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY - 1. SFSU, 1:39.58... exh: UC Davis (Kyle Wooldridge, Kaleb Wallen, Jacob Damante, Jeff McGee), 1:28.95; UC Davis B (Mike Fahy, Brandon Bireley, Daniel Jablonski, Thomas Crawford), 1:30.64; UC Davis C (Kevin Bacharach, Eddie Fernandez, Matt Roper, Kevin Williams), 1:32.12.
UC Davis Women 105, San Francisco State 87
200 MEDLEY RELAY (times unavailable) - 1. UC Davis B; 2. UC Davis A, 3. UC Davis C.
1000 FREESTYLE - 1. Kate Wilson, SFSU, 10:52.06... 2. Debbie Seiler, 10:55.51.
500 FREESTYLE - 1. Kate Wilson, SFSU, 5:28.13... exh. Christy Droubay, 5:16.93; Abbey Cornell, 5:17.99.
200 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. San Francisco State, 1:58.03... exh. UC Davis (time unav.)