Dec. 4, 2009
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Jimmy Fong, Scott Weltz, Daniel Donnelly and Russ Underwood combined for a UC Davis record time of 1:30.63 in the 200 medley relay Friday to lead the Aggies to fourth place at the end of the scond day of competition at the Texas Invitational in Austin, Texas.
The mark surpasses the previous 200 medley relay record of 1:31.01 set by Fong, Russell Taylor, Donnelly and Evan Kraus in 2008. The Aggies finished seventh overall in the event.
On the women's side, Samantha Capozzo, Julie Peri, Morgan Lee and Bridget Bugbee finished 11th in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:50.87.
Jenah Dawson finished 14th overall in the 400 individual medley with a time of 4:32.58, a season-best time, while Reid Hartz finished 12th for the men with a time of 4:00.45. That time currently stands as the second fastest time in the Big West Conference.
Adam Borchard recorded a time of 1:40.39 in the 200 freestyle to finish 16th overall. The time was a season-best mark for Borchard and is the fastest time in the Big West Conference to date.
Weltz had his second individual record-breaking performance of the weekend when he set a school record in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 54.84. The mark was an NCAA "B" Consideration time, Weltz's third thus far, and shattered his own previous UC Davis record time of 55.25 set last season.
For the women, Morgan Lee
finished 20th in the 100 breast with a season-best time of 1:06.53.
Donnelly was 16th in the 100 backstroke with a season-best time of 50.39, which currently stands as the fastest mark in the conference.
Weltz, Borchard, Jordan Lager and Ed Morrison closed out Friday's action with an NCAA "B" Consideration time of 6:41.33 in the 800 freestyle relay. The squad finished second overall in the event.
UC Davis looks to continue its run Saturday at the final day of competition at the Texas Invitational.
Texas Invitational - Day Two
December 3, 2009
Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center
Day Two Results (Top Finisher and UC Davis only)
Women's 200 medley relay: 1. University of Texas "A" (Jessica Guro, Laura Sogar, Kathleen Hersey, Karlee Bispo), 1:38.44; 11. UC Davis "A" (Samantha Capozzo, Julie Peri, Morgan Lee, Bridget Bugbee), 1:50.87.
Men's 200 medley relay: 1. University of Texas "A" (Hill Taylor, Scott Spann, Ricky Berens, Jimmy Feigen), 1:26.71; 7. UC Davis "A" (Jimmy Fong, Scott Weltz, Daniel Donnelly, Russ Underwood), 1:30.63; 12. UC Davis "B" (Jordan Lager, Kyle Anderson, Adam Yen, Josef Stitts), 1:34.35.
Women's 400 individual medley: 1. Alyssa Anderson, Arizona, 4:09.37; 14. Jenah Dawson, 4:32.58.
Men's 400 individual medley: 1. Jack Brown, Arizona, 3:44.41; 12. Reid Hartz, 4:00.45; 15. B.J. Scoggan, 4:05.36.
Men's 200 freestyle: 1. Ricky Berens, Texas, 1:34.62; 16. Adam Borchard, 1:40.39; 22. Ed Morrison, 1:43.18; 24. Jason Singh, 1:43.52; 25. Russ Underwood, 1:41.71; 28. Josef Stitts, 1:43.38.
Women's 100 breaststroke: 1. Annie Chandler, Arizona, 1:00.59; 20. Morgan Lee, 1:06.53.
Men's 100 breaststroke: 1. Marcus Titus, Arizona, 53.38; 9. Scott Weltz, 54.84; 14. Kyle Anderson, 56.95; 20. Keegan Groot, 57.30; 28. Zach Hansen, 59.32.
Men's 100 backstroke: 1. Jake Tapp, Arizona, 47.46; 16. Daniel Donnelly, 50.39; 20. Jimmy Fong, 50.05; 23. Jordan Lager, 50.67.
Men's 800 freestyle relay: 1. Auburn "A" (Tyler McGill, Kohlton Norys, Pascal Wollach, Kyle Owens), 6:40.20; 2. UC Davis "A" (Scott Weltz, Adam Borchard, Jordan Lager, Ed Morrison), 6:41.33; 5. UC Davis "B" (Kyle Anderson, Alex Rossbach, Adam Yen, Jason Singh), 7:00.45.