Swimming Wins Final Meet of Regular Season
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Feb. 8, 2004

Final Stats

In the final meet of the regular season, Florida Atlantic University's swim teams won 24 of the meets 32 events to win a dual meet against the University of Tamp and the University of North Florida. The men defeated Tampa 166-94, while the women took a 175-110 victory over UNF and a 163-98 win over Tampa.

Scoring was spread out as 14 different athletes picked up first-place finishes. Senior Emma Petersson led the way with three victories. She won the 200-yard freestyle in a season-best time of 1:53.77 before going on to take the 100 free (52.89) and 200 IM (2:08.48). Kelly Pancake and Ellie Weberg followed with two wins apiece. A breaststroke specialist, Weberg took the 100 and 200 breast in 1:06.59 and 2:25.88, respectively. Pancake won the 100 back in 59.73 and then took the 200 back in 2:07.03.

Lisa Andersson and Caitlain Spangler won the 50 and 500 free. Andersson won the 40 free in 24.25 and Spangler touched the wall in 5:12.74 in the 500 free.

On the men's side, Kenny Anderson took two victories in the 200 free (1:45.64) and 100 fly (51.47). Another two-event winner, Travis Howard took the 100 and 200 breast with times of 58.67 and 2:10.98.

Pavel Babaev took the sprint freestyle events. He won the 50 free (21.76) and 100 free (48.60).

Five other men took events. Robert Pellicer won the 1000 free in a season-best time of 10:19.91, Rich Marzonie the 100 back (52.97), and Adam Zeibig took the 200 fly (1:54.19).

 

 

Scott Hobson and Christian Baker closed out the scoring for the men with victories in the 200 back (1:55.37) and 500 free (4:45.14), respectively.

The squad will travel to the NIC Championships on February 26-28 and try to capture its first NIC Title.

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