Mustang Women Lose to San Diego State

Story Highlights:

  • The Mustangs hosted San Diego State Friday in a dual meet
  • Cal Poly fell 168-130
  • The Mustangs and Aztecs will swim against each other again on Saturday

The Cal Poly women’s swimming and diving team hosted the San Diego State Aztecs at the Anderson Aquatics Center Friday and lost by a score of 168-130 despite winning seven of the 16 events.

Two of those wins came from Junior Angie Haven. Haven swept the breaststroke events, winning the 100 and 200-yard breaststrokes with times of 1 minute, 4.94 seconds and 2:18.96 respectively.

Senior distance swimmer Lacey Buck won the 500 freestyle, finishing with a time of 5:01.03.

Also winning events for the Mustangs were senior Gloria Benefield in the 200 backstroke, senior Kylie France in the 400 individual medley, and freshman Belen Enguidanos in the 200 butterfly.

The Mustangs claimed the 200 freetlye relay, posting a time of 1:37.40. The relay was swum by sophomores Rachel Cleak, Kelsey Engel, and Jill Jones, as well as senior Amy Morales.

The Aztecs went one-two in both diving events. Senior Kristen Meirer won the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events. Junior Rafaella Suarez got second in the 1-meter, while senior Aina Eill was the runner-up in the 3-meter.

Sophomore Kelly Marquenie won two events for the Aztecs. She finished the 200 freestyle in a time of 1:50.71, and won the 100 freestyle with a 52.10.

The Aztecs dominated the 1000 freestyle as they claimed the top three spots in the event. Junior Melanie Garibaldi won it in 10:18.17. She was followed by her teammates and fellow juniors Meghan Zimmer and Jessica Crider.

San Diego State also went one-two in the 200 medley relay to start the meet.

The Mustangs and Aztecs will clash again Saturday for another 16-event dual meet.

For complete results from Friday’s meet, click here.


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