Cal Poly Defeats UC Santa Cruz

The Cal Poly Mustang swimming and diving team hosted UC Santa Cruz at the Anderson Aquatic Center yesterday for a dual meet. Both the men and the women came out with dominating victories.

The Mustang men won by a score of 214-70.

The score for the women was even more lopsided: 217-63.

The Mustangs swept the Division III Banana Slugs in every event in the dual meet on both the men’s and women’s sides.

For the men, freshman Jimmy Deiparine won both the 100 and 200-yard breaststrokes. He took the 100 by posting a time of 59.60 seconds. In the 200 he swam a 2:14.05 and won by more than three seconds. He also swam the breaststroke leg on Cal Poly’s winning 200 medley relay.

Sophomore Adrian Brynnel won the 1000 freestyle by nearly 20 seconds, swimming the distance event in a time of 9:39.29. He went on to dominate the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:39.94, about 14 seconds faster than his closest competitor.

Sophomore Konrad Antoniuk was also a double event winner for the Mustangs. He claimed first in the 400 individual medley with a 4:06.82, and took the 200 butterfly by posting a 1:55.17.

For the women, sophomre Rachel Cleak won two of her three events. Cleak won the 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly with times of 52.59 and 58.52, respectively. She was also the runner-up in the 50 freestyle.

Angela Haven also won two of her three swims. The junior claimed the 100 and 200 breaststrokes by posting times of 1:06.42 and 2:21.11, respectively. She got second in the 100 butterfly.

Senior distance swimmer Lacey Buck, swimming in her last meet at the Anderson Aquatic Center for Cal Poly, won both the 500 and 1000 freestyles.

The Mustangs will hit the water again at UC Santa Barbara for a rematch with the rival Gauchos on February 4.


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