West Virginia Tops UC Swimmers|
Jan. 20, 2007
CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Cincinnati swimming and diving teams were defeated by West Virginia at the Keating Aquatics Center on Saturday afternoon. The Bearcats men fell, 184-132, and the women were topped, 201-114.
Marcel Kleiner was the top performer for UC, winning the 200 free and anchoring the winning 800 free relay team, then finishing second in the 50 and 100 free races. Bjorn Mates was also a part of the winning relay team and placed first in the 100 back and second in the 200 back.
The women recorded seven second-place finishes. Randi Vogel was second in the 200 back and 200 IM and took part in the 200 medley and 800 free relay teams that finished second. Gerdien de Jong was a part of both relay teams and was second in the 50 free.
The teams close the home portion of their schedule when they host Kentucky on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Keating Aquatics Center at 4 p.m.
WEST VIRGINIA at CINCINNATI
Men: West Virginia 184, Cincinnati 132
Women: West Virginia 201, Cincinnati 114
Cincinnati Top Finishers
50 Free: 2nd, Gerdien de Jong, 23.91
100 Fly: 2nd, Elinore de Jong, 56.79
200 Back: 2nd, Randi Vogel, 2:06.35
200 IM: 2nd, Randi Vogel, 2:07.41
400 IM: 2nd, Annelie Jonsson, 4:32.21
200 Medley Relay: 2nd, 1:47.21
800 Free Relay: 2nd, 7:55.08