USD Women's Swimming and Diving 2001-2002

The Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference 14 USO & The Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference (PCSC)

The University of San Diego Swimming and Diving program has enjoyed a great deal of success since joining the Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference in 1976. The Toreros have captured the Conference Championship in two of the last three seasons, including winning back-to-back titles in 2000-2001. As a team the

USO First Team AII-PCSC: 2002 Kaitlin Bourne Meridith Rus Ilea Dorsey Jaime Lobdell

Toreros own all but one PCSC Relay record, most re- cently breaking the 400 Freestyle Relay mark with a 3:29.18 finish in 2002. There is 20 total events held at the PCSC Championships each year and USD stakes claim to nine conference records. Eight of those nine conference marks have come under fourth-year USD Head Coach Mike Keeler. In 2002 a disqualification in the 40-point 400 Medley Relay put the Toreros 40 points behind meet champion UC San Diego. The Torero relay teams fin– ished 1 st in four of five relay events on the day. In individual competition San Diego swimmers placed 1 st in 11 out of 20 events for the second straight season. "I am very proud of the effort but forth by this team at the 2002 championships," said Head Coach Mike Keeler. "We had a few unfortunate disqualifica-

Carolyn Garrick Deborah Hoyt Jaime Jackson Chelsea Flemmer Kristin Isbell 2001 Kaitlin Bourne Tori Bushnell Elisa Dixon Megan Ethridge Carolyn Garrick Kristin Isbell Anne Kennedy

Pacific Collegiate Swimming/ Diving Conference

Meridith Rus Jaime Lobdell Elizabeth Weeks-Comeau Mellisa Willard 2000 Kaitlin Bourne Courtney Coleman Elisabeth Dixon Ilea Dorsey Carolyn Garrick Elizabeth Lightner Jaime Lobdell Christine Motschman Shannon Pace Gretchen Pen Meredith Slattery Mary Thiel Elizabeth Weeks-Comeau 1999 Gretchen Pen Melissa Willard Kristine Hayashi Christine Motschman Stephanie Wang Courtney Coleman Shannon Pace 1998 Corise Bittner Courtney Coleman

tions that would have made the meet very close, but the team never gave up and continued to battle to the last event." With a time of 3:29.18, the Toreros captured a PCSC conference record in the 400-yard Freestyle Relay. The Toreros also captured 1 st place in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:35.92 and in the 200-medley relay with a time of 1:47.74. San Diego's Carolyn Garrick captured three 1 st place finishes on the after– noon, including a meet-best 2:04.86 finish in the 200 M Individual Medley. Compet– ing against 56 other swimmers in the event, Garrick and USD teammates Kaitlin

Bourne (2:08.39) and Mary Theil (2: 10.83) finished in the top five. Garrick also fin– ished 1 st in the 400 Indi– vidual Medley (4:25.62) and the 200 Butterfly (2:02.45). Bourne placed first in both the 100 Butterfly (:57.25) and the 100 Freestyle (:51.86). Torero's Jamie Lobdell and Marideth Russ finished one and two in the 50 Freestyle. Lobdell's time of 24.15 and Russ, who swam a 24.30, were tops amongst 94 other competi- tors.

2002 PCSC Championship Standings

Points 681.5 641.5 441.5 401.0 395.0 387.0 247.0 243 .0 125 .0

Place School I.

UC San Diego U San Diego


Pepperdine UC Davis

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

UC Santa Cruz CS Bakersfield

Loyola Marymount


San Francisco St.

66.0 20.0

CS Hayward

10. 11.

Biola University

Kristine Hayashi Trish Malatesta Shannon Pace Gretchen Pen Katrina Rowe Laura Sides Megan Thompson Melissa Willard

PCSC Diver of the Year: 2000 Shannon Pace 1999 Shannon Pace 1998 Shannon Pace

PCSC Swimmer of the Year:

PCSC Coach of the Year: 200 I Mike Keeler

2001 Carolyn Garrick PCSC Diving Coach of the Year: 2000 John Kelley

2000 Mike Keeler 1996 Bill Morgan 1995 Bill Morgan

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