Aggies Race Past Banana Slugs In Relay Dual

Craig Gawlick was on six winning relays on Saturday.
 
Craig Gawlick was on six winning relays on Saturday.
 

Oct. 25, 2003

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Junior Craig Gawlick was on six winning relays on Saturday for the UC Davis men, while sophomore Yuka Kobayashi and senior Vanessa Sallee were each a part of five for the Aggie women, as both squads posted easy wins against UC Santa Cruz in a relay dual. The men won 278-186 over the Banana Slugs while the women cruised to a 322-169 victory. Both UC Davis teams won every relay.

All races in the meet were relays, including unique combinations such as the 3x100 butterfly, 3x100 backstroke, 50-100-150-200 freestyle and 3x500 freestyle. The relay dual between the Aggies and Banana Slugs has become an annual event.

Gawlick, a two-time NCAA Division II qualifier who redshirted last season, was one of three Aggie men who swam on at least four winning relays on Saturday. Gawlick swam on the 3x100 breaststroke, 800 freestyle, 50-100-150-200 freestyle, 400 medley, 400 individual medley and 400 freestyle relays. UC Davis touched the wall first in the latter two races, but swam the events as exhibitions after already securing the team victory.

Vanessa Salle was one of two Aggie women on five winning relays.
(Mark Honbo, Media Relations)


Besides Gawlick, junior Matt Casto and graduate student Matt Roper were on four winning relays each. Cameron Poya and Eddie Fernandez were each a part of three first-place relays.

Kobayashi and Sallee led an Aggie women's squad that also went unbeaten during the dual, each members of five winning relays. Kobayashi swam on the winning 3x100 butterfly and 200 freestyle relays, while Sallee was on the victorious 3x100 breaststroke and 400 freestyle relays. Both were on the winning 50-100-150-250 freestyle, 400 medley and 400 individual medley relays.

Hannah Watanabe and Rachelle Compton were a part of four winning relays while Abbey Cornell, Zahra Shahalayi and Michelle Jennings were on three each.

Diving was also contested in a relay format with combined scores determining winners. UC Davis won first place on both the 1-meter and 3-meter boards for both the men and women.

The Aggies return to action with a Nov. 8 dual against rival UC San Diego at Hickey Pool.

UC Davis 322, UC Santa Cruz 169
3x100 BUTTERFLY RELAY - 1. UCD (Cornell, Watanabe, Kobayashi), 3:00.30; 2. UCD B (Ricks, Droubay, Seiler), 3:08.00; 3. UCSC, 3:11.48; 4. UC Davis E (Compton, McCrimmon, Tukua), 3:13.79; 5. UCD C (Laurence, Peersen, Macchiavelli), 3:14.82; 6. UC Santa Cruz B, 3:16.11; 7. UCD C (Shahalayi, Weeks, Gaston), 3:21.73; 8. UCSC C, 3:23.31.

3x100 BACKSTROKE RELAY - 1. UCD (Knight, Griffin, Cornell), 3:04.44; 2. UCSC, 3:10.41; 3. UCD C (Jennings, Tukua, Watanabe), 3:17.56; 4. UCD B (Morrell, McCrimmon, Weeks), 3:20.84; 5. UCSC C, 3:37.39; 6. UCSC B, 3;55.18.

3x100 BREASTSTROKE RELAY - 1. UCD A (Salee, Macchiavelli, Shahalayi), 3;29.72; 2. UCSC A, 3:30.66; 3. UCD B (McCrimmon, Hackbarth, Elgas), 3:37.81; 4. UCD C (Tukua, Morrell, Jennings), 3:39.74; 5. UCSC B, 3:48.96.

800 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UCD (Compton, Leppke, Morrell, Droubay), 8:02.72; 2. UCSC, 8:10.16; 3. UCD B (Cornell, Petersen, Hills, Ricks), 8:29.12; 4. UCSC B, 8:40.14.

50-100-150-200 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UC Davis (Watanabe, Sallee, Kobayashi, Jennings), 4:48.11; 2. UCD B (Griffin, Shahalayi, Morrell, Cornell), 3. UCSC, 4:59.89; 4. UCD C (Hills, Gaston, Elgas, Seiler), 5:00.58; 5. UCSC B, 5:08.78; 6. UCD D (Matveeva, Laurence, Petersen, Hackbarth), 5:11.50; 7. UCSC, 5:11.76.

400 MEDLEY RELAY - 1. UCD A (Kobayashi, Shahalayi, Cornell, Sallee), 4:07.85; 2. UCSC, 4:11.34; 3. UCD B (Knight, Macchiavelli, Seiler, Compton), 4:14.35; 4. UCSC B, 4:29.61; 5. UCD B (Weeks, Elgas, Laurence, Morrell), 4:29.65; 6. UCSC C, 4:36.14; 7. UCD C (Griffin, Hackbarth, Ricks, Leppke), 4:40.83.

200 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UCD (Watanabe, Shahalayi, Compton, Kobayashi), 1:41.73; 2. UCSC, 1:45.04; 3. UCD C (Gaston, Seiler, Matveeva, Macchiavelli), 1:46.75; 4. UCD B (Leppke, Petersen, Griffin, Weeks), 1:47.48; 5. UCSC B, 1:48.49; 6. UCD D (Laurence, Ricks, McCrimmon, Knight), 1:51.02; 7. UCSC D, 1:53.32; 89. UCSC C, 1:54.11.

3x500 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UCD (Jennings, Droubay, Compton), 15:53.52; 2. UCD B (Cornell, Leppke, Morrell), 16:29.73; 3. UCSC, 16:30.76; 4. UCD C (Elgas, Hills, Rick), 16:32.22; 5. UCSC B, 17:27.03.

4x100 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY RELAY - 1. UCD (Sallee, Watanabe, Jennings, Kobayashi), 4:09.92; 2. UCD B (Shahalayi, Tukua, Elgas, Droubay), 4:23.24; 3. UCSC, 4:26.49; 4. UCD D (Matveeva, Laurence, Hackbarth, McCrimmon), 4:33.85; 5. UCSC B, 4:37.02; 6. UCSC C, 4:39.46; 7. UCD C (Macciavelli, Hills, Leppke, Weeks), 5:03.30.

4OO FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UCD (Compton, Gaston, Leppke, Sallee), 3:43.35; 2. UCSC, 3:45.04; 3. UCSC B, 3:52.69; 4. UCD B (Cornell, Morrell, Griffin, Weeks), 3:53.87; 5. UCD C (Tukua, Seiler, Petersen, Macchiavelli), 3:55.50; 6. UCSC C, 3:57.47; 7. UCD D (McCrimmon, Knight, Hackbarth, Hills), 4:02.14; 8. UCSC D, 4:07.57.

1-METER DIVING RELAY - 1. UCD, 437.60; 2. UCD B, 370.55; 3. UCSC, 297.70; 4. UCSC, 267.90.

3-METER DIVING RELAY - 1. UCD, 409.75; 2. UCD B, 405.00; 3. UCSC, 254.85.

UC Davis Women 322, UC Santa Cruz 169

3x100 BUTTERFLY RELAY - 1. UCD (Cornell, Watanabe, Kobayashi), 3:00.30; 2. UCD B (Ricks, Droubay, Seiler), 3:08.00; 3. UCSC, 3:11.48; 4. UC Davis E (Compton, McCrimmon, Tukua), 3:13.79; 5. UCD C (Laurence, Peersen, Macchiavelli), 3:14.82; 6. UC Santa Cruz B, 3:16.11; 7. UCD C (Shahalayi, Weeks, Gaston), 3:21.73; 8. UCSC C, 3:23.31.

3x100 BACKSTROKE RELAY - 1. UCD (Knight, Griffin, Cornell), 3:04.44; 2. UCSC, 3:10.41; 3. UCD C (Jennings, Tukua, Watanabe), 3:17.56; 4. UCD B (Morrell, McCrimmon, Weeks), 3:20.84; 5. UCSC C, 3:37.39; 6. UCSC B, 3;55.18.

3x100 BREASTSTROKE RELAY - 1. UCD A (Salee, Macchiavelli, Shahalayi), 3;29.72; 2. UCSC A, 3:30.66; 3. UCD B (McCrimmon, Hackbarth, Elgas), 3:37.81; 4. UCD C (Tukua, Morrell, Jennings), 3:39.74; 5. UCSC B, 3:48.96.

800 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UCD (Compton, Leppke, Morrell, Droubay), 8:02.72; 2. UCSC, 8:10.16; 3. UCD B (Cornell, Petersen, Hills, Ricks), 8:29.12; 4. UCSC B, 8:40.14.

50-100-150-200 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UC Davis (Watanabe, Sallee, Kobayashi, Jennings), 4:48.11; 2. UCD B (Griffin, Shahalayi, Morrell, Cornell), 3. UCSC, 4:59.89; 4. UCD C (Hills, Gaston, Elgas, Seiler), 5:00.58; 5. UCSC B, 5:08.78; 6. UCD D (Matveeva, Laurence, Petersen, Hackbarth), 5:11.50; 7. UCSC, 5:11.76.

400 MEDLEY RELAY - 1. UCD A (Kobayashi, Shahalayi, Cornell, Sallee), 4:07.85; 2. UCSC, 4:11.34; 3. UCD B (Knight, Macchiavelli, Seiler, Compton), 4:14.35; 4. UCSC B, 4:29.61; 5. UCD B (Weeks, Elgas, Laurence, Morrell), 4:29.65; 6. UCSC C, 4:36.14; 7. UCD C (Griffin, Hackbarth, Ricks, Leppke), 4:40.83.

200 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UCD (Watanabe, Shahalayi, Compton, Kobayashi), 1:41.73; 2. UCSC, 1:45.04; 3. UCD C (Gaston, Seiler, Matveeva, Macchiavelli), 1:46.75; 4. UCD B (Leppke, Petersen, Griffin, Weeks), 1:47.48; 5. UCSC B, 1:48.49; 6. UCD D (Laurence, Ricks, McCrimmon, Knight), 1:51.02; 7. UCSC D, 1:53.32; 89. UCSC C, 1:54.11.

3x500 FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UCD (Jennings, Droubay, Compton), 15:53.52; 2. UCD B (Cornell, Leppke, Morrell), 16:29.73; 3. UCSC, 16:30.76; 4. UCD C (Elgas, Hills, Rick), 16:32.22; 5. UCSC B, 17:27.03.

4x100 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY RELAY - 1. UCD (Sallee, Watanabe, Jennings, Kobayashi), 4:09.92; 2. UCD B (Shahalayi, Tukua, Elgas, Droubay), 4:23.24; 3. UCSC, 4:26.49; 4. UCD D (Matveeva, Laurence, Hackbarth, McCrimmon), 4:33.85; 5. UCSC B, 4:37.02; 6. UCSC C, 4:39.46; 7. UCD C (Macciavelli, Hills, Leppke, Weeks), 5:03.30.

4OO FREESTYLE RELAY - 1. UCD (Compton, Gaston, Leppke, Sallee), 3:43.35; 2. UCSC, 3:45.04; 3. UCSC B, 3:52.69; 4. UCD B (Cornell, Morrell, Griffin, Weeks), 3:53.87; 5. UCD C (Tukua, Seiler, Petersen, Macchiavelli), 3:55.50; 6. UCSC C, 3:57.47; 7. UCD D (McCrimmon, Knight, Hackbarth, Hills), 4:02.14; 8. UCSC D, 4:07.57.

1-METER DIVING RELAY - 1. UCD, 437.60; 2. UCD B, 370.55; 3. UCSC, 297.70; 4. UCSC, 267.90.

3-METER DIVING RELAY - 1. UCD, 409.75; 2. UCD B, 405.00; 3. UCSC, 254.85.