Women's Swimming
Swimming And Diving Opens Season With Win

 
 

Oct. 19, 2000

CARBONDALE, Ill. - The University of Illinois women's swimming and diving team opened the 2000-2001 campaign with a 178.5-121.5 win at Southern Illinois.

"Overall we swam well for the first meet," head coach Sue Novitsky said. "We had some good races, but we need to work on finishing more aggressively and practice our fundamentals. We'll get sharper as we go along. I'm very pleased for the first meet."

Anna Christiansen highlighted the Illini victory as she won the 200 fly, 200 breast and 400 IM. In the 200 fly, Christiansen finished in 2:07.08 to beat teammate Astrid Matthias to the wall. Christiansen dominated in the other two events. She won the 200 breast (2:21.34) with an advantage of nearly 0:08 over her nearest competitor. Christiansen finished the 400 IM in 4:30.83, which was more than 0:08 faster than the second place finisher. Along with finishing second in the 200 fly, Matthias won the 100 fly with a time of 58.30.

In her first meet for the Orange & Blue, freshman Crystal McAdam won the 1000 yard free with a time of 10:15.92. She took second, and was the top UI finisher, in the 100 free with a time of 53.60. Jessica Aveyard also swam well tonight. She won the 200 back in 2:02.54, and she finished the 200 free in 1:56.03 to take second place.

In diving, Andrea Powelski won the 1-meter event while teammate Jessica Ohr took second place in both the 1 and 3 meter competitions.

The Illini will return to action Oct. 27 at Illinois State.

University of Illinois
                          SIU vs. Illinois - 10/19/00
                                    Results

Event 1 Women 400 Yard Medley Relay =============================================================================== School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 University of Illinois 'A' 3:56.60 11 1) Czmarko, Alison 2) Adler, Darcy 3) Matthias, Astrid 4) Farrell, Colleen 2 Southern Illinois University 'A' 3:58.15 4 1) Radostits, Brooke 2) Legner, Amy 3) Erickson, Beth Ann 4) Meckler, Jenna 3 University of Illinois 'C' 3:59.50 2 1) O'Fallon, Sara 2) Wilhite, Noelle 3) Eaton, Jessica 4) Lyons, Kristin 4 Southern Illinois University 'B' 4:05.77 1) Morrell, Dana 2) Williams, Melanie 3) Corder, Courtney 4) Kinneman, Caty 5 University of Illinois 'B' 4:07.53 1) Kielty, Kathy 2) Snook, Erin 3) Patton, Jenny 4) Braun, Ashley 6 University of Illinois 'D' 4:12.73 1) Ochab, Jennifer 2) Nosal, Paula 3) Garrison, Emily 4) Bogle, Stacy

Event 2 Women 1000 Yard Freestyle =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 McAdam, Crystal ILL 10:15.92 9 2 Pienaar, Leane SIU 10:33.61 4 3 Olech, Allison ILL 10:42.50 3 4 Kershner, Kyria SIU 10:52.10 2 5 Hemphill, Carly SIU 10:55.41 1 6 Gerardi, Dena SIU 11:01.98 7 Lawson, Kris ILL 11:20.81

Event 3 Women 200 Yard Freestyle =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Meckler, Jenna SIU 1:56.00 9 2 Aveyard, Jessica ILL 1:56.03 4 3 Peters, Jen ILL 1:56.29 3 4 Michaelidou, Niki SIU 1:57.53 2 5 Simek, Sarah SIU 1:59.13 1 6 Kielty, Kathy ILL 1:59.19 7 Lyons, Kristin ILL 2:00.38 -- Trailov, Mary SIU X -- Smith, Merry SIU X2:00.26 -- Orr, Jocelynne SIU X2:01.96

Event 4 Women 100 Yard Backstroke =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Radostits, Brooke SIU 58.60 9 2 O'Fallon, Sara ILL 58.94 4 3 Czmarko, Alison ILL 59.46 3 4 Mullins, Amber SIU 1:00.68 2 5 Morrell, Dana SIU 1:00.98 1 6 Garrison, Emily ILL 1:01.39 7 Ochab, Jennifer ILL 1:02.70

Event 5 Women 100 Yard Breaststroke =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Adler, Darcy ILL 1:06.97 9 2 Williams, Melanie SIU 1:08.89 4 3 Frye, Lee SIU 1:08.99 3 4 Legner, Amy SIU 1:09.04 2 5 Furkin, Susan SIU 1:09.70 1 6 Nosal, Paula ILL 1:09.73 7 Snook, Erin ILL 1:11.58 8 Bogle, Stacy ILL 1:16.15

Event 6 Women 200 Yard Butterfly =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Christiansen, Anna ILL 2:07.08 9 2 Matthias, Astrid ILL 2:08.26 3.5 2 Muniz, Dani SIU 2:08.26 3.5 4 Erickson, Beth Ann SIU 2:09.20 2 5 Pienaar, Leane SIU 2:09.98 1 6 Eaton, Jessica ILL 2:11.11 7 Patton, Jenny ILL 2:14.81 -- Trailov, Mary SIU X2:19.81

Event 7 Women 50 Yard Freestyle =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Farrell, Colleen ILL 24.92 9 2 Wilhite, Noelle ILL 24.96 4 3 Michaelidou, Niki SIU 25.18 3 4 Corder, Courtney SIU 25.20 2 5 Kinneman, Caty SIU 25.25 1 6 Busch, Molly ILL 25.26 7 Braun, Ashley ILL 25.95 8 Legner, Amy SIU 26.62

Event 8 Women 1 mtr Diving =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Powelski, Andrea ILL 243.30 9 2 Ohr, Jessica ILL 217.50 4 3 Modlich, Meara SIU 210.45 3 4 Hay, Bre SIU 209.85 2 5 Fish, Lisa ILL 203.55 1 6 Haslett, Kendra SIU 177.00

Event 9 Women 100 Yard Freestyle =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Meckler, Jenna SIU 53.51 9 2 McAdam, Crystal ILL 53.60 4 3 Kinneman, Caty SIU 54.29 3 4 Michaelidou, Niki SIU 54.41 2 5 Lyons, Kristin ILL 54.56 1 6 Farrell, Colleen ILL 54.79 7 Simek, Sarah SIU 55.15 8 Czmarko, Alison ILL 55.67

Event 10 Women 200 Yard Backstroke =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Aveyard, Jessica ILL 2:02.54 9 2 Kielty, Kathy ILL 2:06.88 4 3 Radostits, Brooke SIU 2:07.99 3 4 O'Fallon, Sara ILL 2:08.38 2 5 Morrell, Dana SIU 2:09.83 1 6 Mullins, Amber SIU 2:11.44 7 Ochab, Jennifer ILL 2:12.71

Event 11 Women 200 Yard Breaststroke =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Christiansen, Anna ILL 2:21.34 9 2 Frye, Lee SIU 2:27.06 4 3 Williams, Melanie SIU 2:27.96 3 4 Adler, Darcy ILL 2:29.10 2 5 Furkin, Susan SIU 2:30.84 1 6 Snook, Erin ILL 2:31.10 7 Nosal, Paula ILL 2:36.59 8 Legner, Amy SIU 2:36.64

Event 12 Women 500 Yard Freestyle =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Peters, Jen ILL 5:07.15 9 2 Olech, Allison ILL 5:14.62 4 3 Garrison, Emily ILL 5:17.71 3 4 Hemphill, Carly SIU 5:21.41 2 5 Mullins, Amber SIU 5:25.69 1 6 Simek, Sarah SIU 5:35.79 7 Lawson, Kris ILL 5:36.07 -- Orr, Jocelynne SIU X5:21.89

Event 13 Women 100 Yard Butterfly =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Matthias, Astrid ILL 58.30 9 2 Erickson, Beth Ann SIU 58.47 4 3 McAdam, Crystal ILL 59.39 3 4 Eaton, Jessica ILL 59.89 2 5 Corder, Courtney SIU 1:00.43 0.5 5 Muniz, Dani SIU 1:00.43 0.5 7 Busch, Molly ILL 1:02.42 -- Trailov, Mary SIU X1:02.12

Event 14 Women 3 mtr Diving =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Modlich, Meara SIU 242.25 9 2 Ohr, Jessica ILL 233.25 4 3 Fish, Lisa ILL 220.27 3 4 Powelski, Andrea ILL 219.30 2 5 Hay, Bre SIU 210.00 1 6 Haslett, Kendra SIU 176.92

Event 15 Women 400 Yard IM =============================================================================== Name Year School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Christiansen, Anna ILL 4:30.83 9 2 Garrison, Emily ILL 4:38.90 4 3 Pienaar, Leane SIU 4:40.61 3 4 Ochab, Jennifer ILL 4:41.95 2 5 Morrell, Dana SIU 4:42.00 1 6 Muniz, Dani SIU 4:42.99 7 Kershner, Kyria SIU 4:52.40 8 Patton, Jenny ILL 4:52.50

Event 16 Women 400 Yard Freestyle Relay =============================================================================== School Finals Points =============================================================================== 1 Southern Illinois University 'B' 3:34.63 11 1) Radostits, Brooke 2) Michaelidou, Niki 3) Kinneman, Caty 4) Meckler, Jenna 2 University of Illinois 'A' 3:37.41 4 1) Wilhite, Noelle 2) Farrell, Colleen 3) Lyons, Kristin 4) McAdam, Crystal 3 University of Illinois 'B' 3:38.12 2 1) Braun, Ashley 2) Matthias, Astrid 3) Busch, Molly 4) Olech, Allison 4 Southern Illinois University 'A' 3:42.98 1) Corder, Courtney 2) Simek, Sarah 3) Hemphill, Carly 4) Smith, Merry 5 University of Illinois 'C' 3:44.39 1) Bogle, Stacy 2) Peters, Jen 3) Nosal, Paula 4) Aveyard, Jessica -- Southern Illinois University 'C' X3:52.01 1) Pienaar, Leane 2) Mullins, Amber 3) Kershner, Kyria 4) Orr, Jocelynne

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