Tessa Greegor and the Utes are traveling to Las Vegas to take on UNLV.
Dec. 2, 2002
Utah will travel to Las Vegas, Nev., to take on the UNLV Rebels. The meet is scheduled for Dec. 7, at 2:00 p.m.
The Utah women are 6-3 (2-0 in conference). The undefeated conference mark leaves Utah in second place in the Mountain West Conference. The men are 3-4 (0-1 in conference). Kristen Kaiser and Evan Castro were awarded the Mountain West Conference Swimmer of the Week for their performances against Florida State.
SCOUTING THE OPPOSITION:
UNLV is the top women's team in the MWC to this point with a 4-0 record. Utah beat UNLV for the first time ever last year. The Rebel men are 0-1 in the conference. The men have been the conference runner-up the last three years.
REVIEWING LAST WEEK:
Both teams fell to Florida State on Saturday, Nov. 23. The Ute women lost 142-99 to the 23rd ranked Noles', while the men fell 132-109. The men won 7 of 13 events. They were led by Jonathan Larsen who won three events, 100 free (45.40), 50 free (21.03) and he was on the 200 medley relay team (133.61) with David Fleisch, Evan Castro and Cody Rempfer. Leading the way for the women was Neringa Statkeviciute and Kristen Kaiser with two wins each. Statkeviciute won the 200 free (1:52.77) and the 100 free (51.44). Kaiser was a winner in the 400 IM (4:30.23) and also the 500 free (5:02.91). The women won 5 of 13 events.
QUOTING HEAD COACH MICHAEL LITZINGER:
"This should be every bit of the challenge it was last year. This will be a critical conference meet and should be a good measure of where we stand."