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UM Women Defeat Rutgers, Men Fall to Scarlet Knights

Jan 20, 2000

Coral Gables, FL - The University of Miami women's swimming team defeated Rutgers, 164-138, at Whitten Student Union Pool on Saturday, while the Scarlet Knight men bested the Hurricane men, 174-124.

On the women's side, the Hurricanes grabbed the top two places in both diving events. Junior All-American and 1999 NCAA Diver of the Year Jenny Keim won the two-meter ahead of freshman teammate Katie Beth Bryant with a score of 169.65. Bryant won the three-meter ahead of Keim with a score of 186.05.

Of the 14 swimming events, the UM women were able to grab first place in 10 of them. Junior Jen Weir claimed the top finish in four events, including the 100 breastroke (1:06.43), 100 freestyle (53.70), 200 individual medley (2:07.26) and in the 400 medley relay (3:29.19).

UM freshman Elaine Schwartz won the 200 fly (2:06.11) and 200 breastroke (2:24.33). Senior Sarah Sizemore also claimed first place in the 100 backstroke (1:01.21).

On the men's side, the UM divers claimed 1-2-3 in both diving events, led by sophomore All-American Stefan Ahrens first-place finish (232.90) in the one-meter, while fellow sophomore Kyle Prandi topped the field in the three-meter (240.60).

Of the 14 swimming events on the men's side, UM grabbed first in four of them. Four different swimmers each grabbed the top spot in their respective races, paced by sophomore Scott Gentles who swam to a top finish (16:10.62) in the 1650 freestyle. Junior Daniel Asencio won the 100 backstroke (52.21), senior Ali Alasfour won the 100 breastroke (1:02.36) and junior Nathan Jones won the 200 breastroke (2:15.35).