The Utes open the 2005-06 season after winning the MWC regular-season men and women's titles last year.
Oct. 24, 2005
The University of Utah swimming and diving teams travel to San Diego, Calif., to take on the Tritons of UC San Diego on Oct. 29, 2005. The meet begins at 12:00 p.m. PT. The Utes open the 2005-06 season after winning the MWC regular-season men and women's titles last year.
UTE SENIOR MEET:
The University of Utah swimming and diving teams rounded out the preseason Friday when they hosted the Ute Senior Meet at Ute Natatorium. Eight club teams participated in the open meet, to tally over 180 swimmers from the Salt Lake Valley swimming in the event.
Utah's outstanding performers include: Amber Walter's NCAA `B' cut in the 100 breast with a time of 1:03.69 and Shannon McQueen's 100 back time of 58.62. Jonathan Larsen finished the 100 free with a time of 46.19 and Eric Jorgensen swam the 200 free in 1minute, 45.60 seconds.
QUOTING HEAD COACH Michael Litzinger:
"It was great to get up and race on a Friday night. The opportunity to do back to back events, and evaluate those performances fit right into our training for the week. The team is really looking forward to swimming a straight-up duel meet this weekend and getting the season off to a great start. UC San Diego's women finished third and the men fourth at the 2005 Division II NCAAs. They are well coached and have some great athletes."
The University of Utah women's swimming and diving team defeated UC San Diego to earn its first win of the 2004-05 season on Oct. 30, 2004. Utah finished first in 12 of the 16 events to beat the Tritons 194-106.