More Records Fall As NT Takes Fourth At UNLV Invite
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (12/17/07) ? The Mean Green swimming and diving team ended its stay Monday in Las Vegas with a fourth place finish at the UNLV Winter Invitational.
Day Two Recap
Day One Recap
DAY THREE: UNLV Winter Invite
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (12/17/07) The Mean Green swimming and diving team ended its stay Monday in Las Vegas with a fourth place finish at the UNLV Winter Invitational.
UNLV won the three day invitational on the women’s side edging out UC Santa Barbara and
Alicia Hale continued to etch her name in the Mean Green record books. The sophomore from
Hale wasn’t quite done yet. In the leadoff leg of the 400 freestyle relay, Hale swam a 52.18 to set the school record in the 100-yard free. Hale teamed with fellow underclassmen Elizabeth Weiss, Morgan Morrow and Nicole Leslie to place fourth in the relay and set a school record with a time of 3:29.47.
Hannah Bakke also continued to do nothing but set records at the UNLV Invite. Bakke, who set the school record in the 100 breaststroke Sunday night, followed that up by setting the record in the 200 breaststroke during Monday’s prelims. Her time of 2:20.02 bested the old school record by more than three seconds.
“We really just seemed to get better as the meet went on,” said
In all, the Mean Green posted seven school records throughout the three-day invitational.
Bonnie Garcia-Meitin posted the fastest time in the 200 backstroke during the prelims with a 2:03.91. Garcia-Meitin, a senior from Angleton, Texas, would go on to take home her second silver medal of the UNLV Invite with a second place finish during the finals. Taryne Cantillo also qualified for the finals in the 200 butterfly. Cantillo would place eighth with a time of 2:09.40.
The Mean Green will take the holidays off before returning back to dual-meet action against