Green and White Meet To Kickoff 2009-10 On Friday

Denton, Texas (9/24/09) - North Texas swimming and diving will take to the pool Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. for the Green and White Meet.

The meet will be held at the Pohl Recreation Center, with Diving to take place immediately afterwards at the PEB Natatorium, on the campus of the University of North Texas, and will be the first time since the 2009 Sun Belt Conference Championships that the Mean Green will compete in a dual style meet.

"We are very excited to get the season underway with our annual intrasquad meet," said Head Coach Joe Dykstra. "The team has done a fantastic job with our training over the past few weeks and it will be good to see us have a chance to be competitive.  Obviously this early in the year we are not expecting the times to be all that fast, but I expect the effort, the competitiveness, and the spirit to be at the highest level possible."

The team will be divided into two separate squads, the Green squad and the White Squad. 

Competing for the Green side will be seven seniors (Emily Cardone-Dennis, Emily Floyd, Kristen Hempleman, Nicole Leslie, Kim Nelson-Wulff, Christine O'Connell), four juniors (Angie Dworschak, Morgan Morrow, Sarah Standlee, Kristen Tuttle), three sophomores (Stephanie Bernier, Rosa Gentile, Carleigh Kutac) and four freshman (Jordan Engel, Hannele Luoma, Catia Weickgenant, Monica Wolfe).

Facing off against them will be the White team.  They consist of a much younger nucleaus including two seniors (Alicia Hale, Laura Littleton), five juniors (Rosita Bado, Mary Beth Geeze, Emily Roach, Kendall Schmid, Kelly Gordon), seven sophomores (Madison Fleming, Leanne Hill, Seabre Pope, Dawn Richerson, Hilary Reidman, Brandi Townsend, Danae Welch) and four freshman (Jessica Bills, Shannon Dwyer, Bryn Lewis, Becca Ploetz).

The schedule of events for swimming, starting at 4 p.m., is posted below. Diving will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will consist of dives from 1 and 3-meter boards with three dives off of each.

Swimming Order of Events
200 Medley Relay
10 minute break
200 Freestyle
100 Backstroke
100 Breaststroke
200 Butterfly
50 Freestyle
10 minute break
100 Freestyle
200 Backstroke
200 Breaststroke
500 Freestyle
100 Butterfly
10 minute break
200 Individual Medley
200 Freestyle Relay



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