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Women's Swimming Falls to LMU on Saturday

Jan. 20, 2007

Malibu, Calif. - The Pepperdine women's swimming team fell to crosstown rival Loyola Marymount 172-90 on Saturday afternoon to move to 1-1 in dual meet action. The Waves captured five events with sophomore Haley Wilson winning three for 27 points.

Wilson won the 200 free in a time of 1:56.79, the 100 free with a time of 54.16 and the 200 IM with a time of 2:13.00.

Also capturing first-place finishes were Alison McLeod and Danielle Kimmel. McLeod won the 100 fly swimming a time of 57.31, while Kimmel took the 100 breast with a time of 1:06.61 and now owns four of Pepperdine's five all-time records in the event.

McLeod also placed second in the 100 back with a time of 1:01.33, while Lauren Meagher was right behind with a third place finish in a time of 1:02.42.

In the 1000 free, Loriann Mark led the Waves placing second with a time of 11:02.02, while Brianna Blanchard came in third swimming an 11:06.86. Melissa Schmidt also scored for the Waves with her 11:30.32.

Mark also led the team in the 200 fly as she took third with a time of 2:14.60, while Michelle Fadley placed fifth giving the Waves one point. Swimming a 2:17.31, Marissa McDaniel placed third in the 200 back, while Meagher took fifth place. Kimmel led the Waves in the 200 breast placing third with her 2:32.27, while Sara Kallman took fifth place.

Pepperdine's 200 medley relay team of McLeod, Kimmel, Amy Nightingale and Haley Wilson took second with a time of 1:47.98 to take over the third spot in Pepperdine's all-time records. The 400 free relay team of Mark, Kady Skora, Brianna Blanchard and Alison McLeod placed third with a time of 3:43.79.

The Waves conclude dual meet action on Saturday, Jan. 27 when they host San Diego State and Cal Poly at noon.