UC Davis at UCLA/vs. Washington State, Arkansas
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017
Spieker Aquatics Center
Los Angeles, Calif.
UC Davis at Loyola Marymount/vs. San Diego*
Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017
Burns Aquatics Center
Los Angeles, Calif.
DAVIS, Calif. – The UC Davis women’s swimming and diving team will travel to Southern California this weekend for a pair of meets at UCLA on Saturday, Oct. 28 and Loyola Marymount on Sunday, Oct. 29. Aggie fans can stay updated on Saturday's action by clicking on the link above.
The Aggies have a busy weekend ahead as they are scheduled to compete against host UCLA along with Washington State and Arkansas at Spieker Aquatics Center on Saturday before facing host Loyola Marymount and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation colleague San Diego on Sunday at Burns Aquatics Center. Both Saturday’s and Sunday’s contests will be scored as dual meets between the participating schools.
The Bruins (1-1) have faced two MPSF squads this season including San Diego (W, 160-96) and UC Santa Barbara (L, 123.5-137.5). LMU (2-3) has already acquired five meets worth of experience under its belt, claiming wins against Seattle University (105.5-96.5) and Dixie State (138-123).
The Aggies have won eight straight duals against LMU dating back to the 2010-11 season, including last year’s, 146.5-109.5, win at Burns Aquatics Center. UC Davis will also take on UCLA for the fourth time in the program’s Division 1 Era, falling to the Bruins in 2010-11 (165-121), 2012-13 (135-119), and 2016-17 (149-88).
Saturday’s meet will mark the Aggies’ return to competition since hosting their first dual against San Diego State just one week ago, when junior Eva Chung took home top honors in three events while junior Solie Laughlin won the 200 back and touched second in the 100 back.
Chung secured her first win of the day in the 200 fly, touching with a time of 2:06.74. Her second win came four events later in the 200 breast with a time of 2:21.75. Chung would go on to capture her third event win in the 200 IM.
Laughlin posted her fastest time of the season in the 100 back, touching second overall with a time of 57.91. Five events later, Laughlin would capture top honors in the in the 200 back with a winning time of 2:03.56.
Several newcomers made an immediate impact for the Aggies as freshman Paige Lampron captured a second-place finish in the 1000 free and a third-place finish in the 500 free, while junior transfer Nina Gonzalez posted top-5 finishes in the 200 free and 500 free. On the boards, freshman Katie Truong came in second for the 1-meter program with a total of 248.02 points.
Junior Kristin Schumann touched second in the 200 breast with a time of 2:22.66 and fourth in the 100 breast while sophomore Cora McClelland placed second in the 200 fly and won the 100 fly touching with a time of 57.72.
In the 100 free, the Aggies finished 2-3-4 with Jamie Pincin posting a time of 52.69, followed by Courtney Schultz at 52.90, and Ali Sena at 53.19. The same trio would also finish 3-4-5 in the 50 free with Pincin posting a time of 24.31, followed by Sena at 24.35, and Schultz at 24.39.
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