Swimming & Diving Defeats North Florida
Jan. 9, 2008
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- The University of Northern Colorado swimming & diving team defeated North Florida, 159-141 in its final meet of winter training in Florida, doing so on a long course.
The Bears were led by sophomore Nan Liu who won the 200 meter butterfly (2:24.09), the 200 meter backstroke (2:34.68) and the 200 meter individual medley (2:29.46). Junior Katie Schmitt won both the 200 meter freestyle (2:10.96) and the 400 meter free (4:42.62), while freshman Tori Gutt won both the 100 meter (1:19.78) and 200 meter breaststroke (2:46.23).
Sophomore Sarah Cook also finished second in both the one- and three-meter diving for the Bears.
"This was a great meet," said head coach Nancy Hinrichs. "North Florida is a very similar team to us, so it was a lot of fun and very close throughout."
Northern Colorado returns home on Friday from the week of training in Florida and will compete in its final home meet of the year against Denver on Friday, Jan. 18.