Jan. 31, 2003
CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Oregon State women's swim team defeated Washington State University Friday, 100-78. The victory gives the Beavers an overall record of 11-2 and a 1-2 Pac-10 record on the season. With the loss, the Cougars fall to 3-3 (0-2 in the Pac-10) in dual meets.
Oregon State got off to a quick start, winning the first three events. OSU led 42-12 after the third event.
Lindsay Henahan led the Cougars with victories in two individual events (50 free/24.40, 100 fly/56.32), and one second place finish as a member of the 200 medley relay (1:48.82). Her time in the 100 fly set a new pool record at Stevens Natatorium. The old record was held by former WSU swimmer, Rachel Dong.
WSU came into the meet after a week off. Washington State last competed January 17 and 18, falling to Nevada in a relay meet and a dual meet.
The Cougars and Beavers face off once again in a dual meet Saturday, February 1. The races begin at 11 a.m. at Stevens Natatorium.
Washington State heads back home Saturday, February 8 for their last home meet of the season. The Cougars will take on two club teams in the Cougar Invitational beginning at 11 a.m. at Gibb pool.
Washington State vs. Oregon State Corvallis, Ore. (all results are in yards)
TEAM SCORING: Oregon State University (OSU) 100 Washington State University (WSU) 78
RESULTS: (top three and all WSU finishers)
200 MEDLEY RELAY 1. OSU (A) (Starkey, Steven, Kinney, Huston) 1:46.65 2. WSU (A) (Chinn, Copland, Henahan, Ouellette) 1:48.82 3. OSU (B) (Thomas, Embertson, Miroslaw, Foree) 1:54.53 4. WSU (B) (Dunn, Eldred, Mills, Schmied) 1:48.82
1000 FREESTYLE 1. Naya Higashijima (OSU) 10:07.91 2. Danielle Kinney (OSU) 10:35.22 3. Becca Cohen (WSU) 10:38.22
200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY 1. Birte Steven (OSU) 2:07.78 2. Paula Finlay (OSU) 2:10.15 3. Kristina Kinney (OSU) 2:12.04 4. Nicole Chinn (WSU) 2:15.97 5. Theresa Dunn (WSU) 2:19.03 7. Karen Eldred (WSU) 2:23.25
200 FREESTYLE RELAY -- WSU (A) (Mills, Henahan, Schmied, Cohen) x1:39.64 -- OSU (A) (Pacebutaite, Kinney, Kuhlmey, Hong) x1:41.97 -- WSU (B) (Chinn, Dunn, Taylor, Renfro) x1:42.82