March 2, 2008
Stanford started its 2008 postseason with a victory at the Western Regionals held at the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center on Sunday. The Cardinal had the top finisher in all six events.
Courtenay Stewart and Sara Lowe were both three time winners. Both swam together to take the duets and trio titles with Melissa Knight joining them in the trio. Lowe was also a winner in the solo competition, while Stewart took the "A" elements.
Christy Park was the other winner in an individual event for the Cardinal, taking the title in the "B" figures.
Stewart and Knight were joined by Taylor Durand, Debbie Chen, Poppy Carlig, Michelle Moore, Corinne Smith and Erin Bell to win the team competition.
Stanford will next compete at the U.S. Collegiate Nationals from March 26-29 in Columbus, Ohio.
FINAL TEAM SCORES
1. Stanford 102, 2. Arizona 74.5
EVENT RESULTS (WINNERS AND STANFORD ONLY)
Pl Name (School) Points
1 Melissa Knight, Courtenay Stewart, Sara Lowe (Stanford) 93.000
2 Taylor Durand, Poppy Carlig, Erin Bell 89.750
3 Allison Coates, Christy Park, Michelle Moore 85.250
1 Courtenay Stewart
, Sara Lowe
2 Poppy Carlig
, Melissa Knight
3 Debbie Chen
, Taylor Durand
1 Sara Lowe (Stanford) 91.750
3 Gayle Lee (Stanford) 86.250
1 Taylor Durand, Debbie Chen, Poppy Carlig, Michelle Moore, Courtenay Stewart, Melissa Knight, Corinne Smith, Erin Bell (Stanford) 94.750
1 Courtenay Stewart (Stanford) 83.681
2 Sara Lowe 82.640
3 Melissa Knight 80.684
4 Debbie Chen 79.955
5 Erin Bell 79.875
6 Poppy Carlig 79.556
8 Gayle Lee 78.404
9 Taylor Durand 78.227
1 Christy Park (Stanford) 70.720
2 Corinne Smith 70.267
3 Michelle Moore 69.091
4 Allison Coates 68.586