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LMU Steals Victory From San Diego

Jan. 7, 2006

With a one-point lead over LMU, 136-135, going into the final event, San Diego was not able to claim victory as they were defeated in a close duel meet, 148-140 on Saturday afternoon at the USD Swim Complex.

The Toreros had six 1st place finishes and seven 2nd place finishes in individual events. Freshman Ashley Frederickson scored 13 points in diving with a combined score of 255.91 and junior Kristin Frick also contributed 13 points from her combined score of 249.38.

Senior Ashley Swart had a team-high 27 individual points with three 1st place finishes. In the 100 breaststroke, she had a time of 1:05.98. Her 200 breaststroke time was 2:20.39, more than 9 seconds ahead of he second place finisher. While her 200 IM time was 2:05.81.

Senior Ashley Rose also helped out the Toreros with her 12 individual points. She took 2nd place in the 100 backstroke in 1:00.98, 2nd place in the 50 freestyle with a time of 25.45, as well as 2nd in the 200 backstroke in 2:10.00.

Sophomore Joy Miller scored 22 individual points for USD, second highest individual scorer for the Toreros. She took 1st place in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:11.19 and 1st place in the 100 butterfly in 58.92 as well. She was substituted into the 200 individual medley at the last minute and managed 2nd place with a time of 2:13.26.

It was also a day for the freshman as Samantha Jafari took 2nd place in the 1000 freestyle in 11:04.36 and 2nd place in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:22.27. Erin Voyles, the newest addition to the Torero roster and appearing in her first collegiate swim meet, contributed 13 points and captured 2nd place in the 100 freestyle with a time of 54.86.

San Diego will host San Jose State and New Mexico State in a conference three-way duel meet on Wednesday, January 11 at 1:30 pm.