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Pepperdine Women's Swimming Finishes 12th at Speedo Cup

Nov. 20, 2005

Long Beach, Calif. - The Pepperdine women's swimming team placed 12th at the three-day Speedo Cup that concluded Saturday afternoon at the Belmont Pool in Long Beach. Stanford captured the 20-team event with 1,760.5 points.

Nevada placed second with 723 points and was followed by Brigham Young (699), San Jose State (650.5) and UC San Diego (592). The Waves finished with 224 points.

Sophomore Katharine Skora was Pepperdine's top finisher in the finals of the 1650 free style as she posted a time of 18:11.71 to place 23rd.

In the finals of the 400 free relay, Pepperdine placed 11th with a time of 3:36.69.

Complete results can be found at http://www.swim.uci.edu/2005speedocup.html.

The Speedo Cup marked the Waves' final fall event as they will return to the pool on January 7 when they compete in the UC Irvine Invitational in Irvine.