Jan. 21, 2012
BOISE, Idaho – The Oregon State women's swim team won seven out of 14 events during their dual against Boise State, but they eventually lost to the Broncos 148 to 114.
Crystal Kibby came away with three dual wins when she won the 100 and 200-yard breaststrokes and the 400-yard individual medley. She finished the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:05 and then completed the 200-yrad breaststroke with a time of 2:19.29. She won the 400-yard individual medley with a time of 4:27.54.
Kibby was joined by three other Oregon State swimmers with dual wins during the meet, combining for seven total wins on the day. Jenni Dole, Rachel O'Brien and Dakota Bloch all won at least one event.
Dole won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 56.37 and then competed in and won the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:05.03. O'Brien came away with a win in the 200-yard butterfly and a second place finish in the 100-yard butterfly. O'Brien completed the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:03.14, which set a new pool record. She then finished in second place in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 57.04.
Freshman Dakota Bloch continued her success in the distance swimming events by coming away with a first place showing in the 1,000-yard freestyle. She finished the race with a time of 10:23.13, which was her second fastest time of the season in that event. Bloch also finished the 500-yard freestyle in second place with a time of 5:07.38.
Shelby Webber finished second in the 100 and 200-yard freestyle. She completed the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 52.46 and the 200-yard freestyle in 1:55. Ocean Trail continued the strong showing by the Beavers in the freestyle races with a third place finish in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.49.
The Beavers also finished in second place in both the 200-yard medley relay and the 400-yard freestyle relay. Dole, Kibby, Webber and O'Brien finished the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:46.16. Trail, Anna Humphrey, Korina Steinbergs and Allison Gillespie closed out the meet for the Beavers in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:37.48.
The Oregon State swim team will return to action when they travel to Pullman, Wash. to take on Washington on January 27 and then head to Moscow, Idaho to take on Idaho on January 28.