Nov. 15, 2002
BERKELEY - The University of California women's swimming team (4-1) defeated both San Jose State, 178-113, and Oregon State, 154-108, in a triangular meet at the San Jose State Aquatics Center Friday afternoon.
Junior Danielle Becks notched two wins on the day in the 100 free (52.22) and 200 free (1:51.76). Freshmen Helen Silver and Whitney Rockwell also were victorious, as Silver took first in the100 back (58.38) and Rockwell won the 50 free (24.17).
Freshman Ashley Chandler placed second in the 1000 free (10:17.24) for the Golden Bears. Other runner-up finishes included junior Natalie Griffith in the 200 free (1:52.78), freshman Flora Kong in the 200 fly (2:02.46), senior Michelle Harper in the 50 free (24.26), sophomore Marcelle Miller in the 200 back (2:20.75) and sophomore Lauren Medina in the 500 free (5:00.40). The 200 medley relay team of Silver, Miller, Kong and Harper placed third at 1:47.57.
Senior diver Christina Flynn swept the boards, winning both the one-meter (245.02) and three-meter (250.28) events.
Cal hosts the Rice Owls in its second home meet of the season at Spieker Aquatics Center Sunday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m.