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USD Fairs Well At Cal Poly Invitational

Dec. 4, 2006

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - The University of San Diego women's swimming and diving team competed at the Cal Poly Invitational this past weekend against Cal Poly, Loyola Marymount University, Cal State Northridge, and Nevada.

On day one of the two day event, sophomore Erin Voyles swam to a first place finish in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:55.68. Voyles also placed second in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:14.74.

Sarah Gleason took a first place finish in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 5:09.27. Gleason was also on the 400 medley relay team that took third place with a time of 4:09.33.

Samantha Jafari had a second place finish in the 1650 freestyle with a time of 18:20.77 and a third place finish in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:17.14.

Freshman Kirsten Yoon also had an outstanding first day with a second place finish in the 100 backstroke in a time of 58.98.

On day two of the invite, Gleason swam a 5:09.27 in the 500 freestyle. She then swam a 10:38.69 taking first place in the 1000 freestyle.

Samantha Jafari finished in third place in the 1000 freestyle with a time of 10:55.87. Joy Miller finished with a 59.86 in the 100 butterfly good enough for third place. Kristen Yoon took second place in her 200 backstroke event with a time of 2:10.67.

The Toreros return to the pool on December 16 as they host the Palm Tree Invitational scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. at the USD Swim Complex.